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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.38
MRO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. MRO: 0.38 )
MRO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.38

0.01
0.83
Equity to Asset 0.58
MRO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. MRO: 0.58 )
MRO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.58
Current: 0.58

0.28
0.58
Interest Coverage 5.77
MRO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
66% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. MRO: 5.77 )
MRO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 59.99
Current: 5.77

0.1
59.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.03
M-Score: -3.12
WACC vs ROIC
9.88%
4.97%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 17.88
MRO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. MRO: 17.88 )
MRO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 39.04
Current: 17.88

0.31
39.04
Net-margin (%) 25.52
MRO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -2.12 vs. MRO: 25.52 )
MRO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.79   Max: 27.06
Current: 25.52

-0.79
27.06
ROE (%) 15.19
MRO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1136 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -2.25 vs. MRO: 15.19 )
MRO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.21   Max: 39.78
Current: 15.19

3.21
39.78
ROA (%) 8.44
MRO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.66 vs. MRO: 8.44 )
MRO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1   Max: 17.64
Current: 8.44

1
17.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.51
MRO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.01 vs. MRO: 7.51 )
MRO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.59   Max: 56.64
Current: 7.51

5.59
56.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.30
MRO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. MRO: -8.30 )
MRO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -52.2   Max: 159.9
Current: -8.3

-52.2
159.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -11.50
MRO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. MRO: -11.50 )
MRO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -53.4   Max: 201.8
Current: -11.5

-53.4
201.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -15.90
MRO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. MRO: -15.90 )
MRO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37.6   Max: 78.4
Current: -15.9

-37.6
78.4
» MRO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

MRO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

T Boone Pickens 142,325 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 9,821 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,366,846 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 487,654 sh (+2984.27%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,990,846 sh (+172.55%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 82,700 sh (+41.31%)
David Dreman 11,741 sh (+20.30%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 10,193,733 sh (+9.21%)
Joel Greenblatt 224,912 sh (+8.90%)
John Buckingham 161,591 sh (+0.81%)
Murray Stahl 7,300 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 67,982 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 1,919,450 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio 128,900 sh (unchged)
James Barrow 12,708,431 sh (-1.44%)
Pioneer Investments 3,334,115 sh (-14.00%)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (-20.00%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,198 sh (-50.13%)
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Q3 2014

MRO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

T Boone Pickens 180,149 sh (+26.58%)
RS Investment Management 537,554 sh (+10.23%)
Steven Cohen 1,982,500 sh (+3.28%)
David Dreman 11,905 sh (+1.40%)
John Buckingham 161,844 sh (+0.16%)
Bernard Horn 67,982 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 7,300 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 3,459,282 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ray Dalio 128,200 sh (-0.54%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 82,236 sh (-0.56%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 9,873,103 sh (-3.15%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,199,059 sh (-39.77%)
Joel Greenblatt 112,258 sh (-50.09%)
James Barrow 3,305,367 sh (-73.99%)
Jim Simons 268,646 sh (-80.35%)
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Q4 2014

MRO Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Singer 1,172,241 sh (New)
John Hussman 4,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 34,976 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 497,981 sh (+343.60%)
RS Investment Management 1,292,354 sh (+140.41%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 13,374,014 sh (+35.46%)
Steven Cohen 2,684,600 sh (+35.41%)
Ray Dalio 167,800 sh (+30.89%)
David Dreman 13,674 sh (+14.86%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 93,523 sh (+13.73%)
Murray Stahl 7,600 sh (+4.11%)
John Buckingham 164,479 sh (+1.63%)
Bernard Horn 67,982 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
James Barrow 2,579,963 sh (-21.95%)
T Boone Pickens 133,871 sh (-25.69%)
Jeremy Grantham 793,655 sh (-33.81%)
Pioneer Investments 2,090,360 sh (-39.57%)
» More
Q1 2015

MRO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 100,151 sh (+7.09%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 7.00
MRO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MRO: 7.00 )
MRO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.31   Max: 16.9
Current: 7

2.31
16.9
Forward P/E 769.23
MRO's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
69% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MRO: 769.23 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.00
MRO's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MRO: 19.00 )
MRO' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.35   Max: 22.43
Current: 19

2.35
22.43
P/B 1.00
MRO's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MRO: 1.00 )
MRO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.73
Current: 1

0.42
1.73
P/S 1.80
MRO's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. MRO: 1.80 )
MRO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 2.39
Current: 1.8

0.11
2.39
PFCF 65.80
MRO's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MRO: 65.80 )
MRO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.29   Max: 107.31
Current: 65.8

3.29
107.31
POCF 3.80
MRO's POCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.95 vs. MRO: 3.80 )
MRO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 6.14
Current: 3.8

1.16
6.14
EV-to-EBIT 11.52
MRO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MRO: 11.52 )
MRO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 13
Current: 11.52

1.8
13
Shiller P/E 9.50
MRO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MRO: 9.50 )
MRO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.82   Max: 14.36
Current: 9.5

2.82
14.36
Current Ratio 1.05
MRO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1157 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MRO: 1.05 )
MRO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 1.69
Current: 1.05

0.69
1.69
Quick Ratio 0.97
MRO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 1157 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. MRO: 0.97 )
MRO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 1.31
Current: 0.97

0.36
1.31
Days Inventory 28.48
MRO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
91% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MRO: 28.48 )
MRO' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 17.93   Max: 107.5
Current: 28.48

17.93
107.5
Days Sales Outstanding 52.86
MRO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 59.01 vs. MRO: 52.86 )
MRO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 14.72   Max: 66.1
Current: 52.86

14.72
66.1

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.60
MRO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
67% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. MRO: 2.60 )
MRO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.81   Max: 7.56
Current: 2.6

1.81
7.56
Dividend Payout 0.56
MRO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MRO: 0.56 )
MRO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 1.42
Current: 0.56

0.11
1.42
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.02
MRO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
78% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. MRO: 2.02 )
MRO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 5.67
Current: 2.02

1.36
5.67
Share Buyback Rate 1.50
MRO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -6.70 vs. MRO: 1.50 )
MRO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 56.6   Max: -117.7
Current: 1.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.00
MRO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. MRO: 1.00 )
MRO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 3.97
Current: 1

0.56
3.97
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.92
MRO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MRO: 0.92 )
MRO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.5
Current: 0.92

0.25
1.5
Price/Median PS Value 5.55
MRO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. MRO: 5.55 )
MRO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 6.27
Current: 5.55

0.47
6.27
Price/Graham Number 0.97
MRO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
88% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MRO: 0.97 )
MRO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.24
Current: 0.97

0.3
1.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.50
MRO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1155 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. MRO: 8.50 )
MRO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 7.7   Max: 54.4
Current: 8.5

7.7
54.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -2.72
MRO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. MRO: -2.72 )
MRO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.7   Max: 48.8
Current: -2.72

-2.7
48.8

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Traded in other countries:USS.Germany, MRO.Mexico,
Marathon Oil Corp was incorporated in 2001. The Company is an independent international energy company engaged in the exploration, production and marketing of liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas, production and marketing of products manufactured from natural gas and oil sands mining with operations in the U.S., Angola, Canada, E.G., Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Libya, Norway and the U.K. The Company's operating segments include: North America E&P, which explores for, produces and markets liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas in North America; International E&P, explores for, produces and markets liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas outside of North America and produces and markets products manufactured from natural gas, such as LNG and methanol, in E.G.; and Oil Sands Mining, which mines, extracts and transports bitumen from oil sands deposits in Alberta, Canada, and upgrades the bitumen to produce and market synthetic crude oil and vacuum gas oil. The Company competes with integrated and independent oil and gas companies, as well as national oil companies for the acquisition of oil and natural gas leases.
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