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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.34
MRO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. MRO: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
MRO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.34
0.01
0.83
Equity-to-Asset 0.56
MRO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. MRO: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
MRO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.56
0.29
0.58
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.23
Beneish M-Score: -3.09
WACC vs ROIC
17.13%
10.15%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -19.35
MRO's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
64% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -48.73 vs. MRO: -19.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
MRO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.91  Med: 12.19 Max: 32.81
Current: -19.35
-45.91
32.81
Net Margin % -46.02
MRO's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
53% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -55.69 vs. MRO: -46.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
MRO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.02  Med: 9.37 Max: 27.06
Current: -46.02
-46.02
27.06
ROE % -11.44
MRO's ROE % is ranked higher than
56% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.73 vs. MRO: -11.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
MRO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.86  Med: 10.28 Max: 23.39
Current: -11.44
-11.86
23.39
ROA % -6.64
MRO's ROA % is ranked higher than
59% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -11.12 vs. MRO: -6.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
MRO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.75  Med: 5.12 Max: 10.75
Current: -6.64
-6.75
10.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -3.26
MRO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.34 vs. MRO: -3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
MRO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.36  Med: 12.65 Max: 32.13
Current: -3.26
-9.36
32.13
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -30.10
MRO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
73% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -17.10 vs. MRO: -30.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
MRO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.4  Med: 5.2 Max: 43.4
Current: -30.1
-42.4
43.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -36.50
MRO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
74% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -18.90 vs. MRO: -36.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
MRO' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.8  Med: -5.5 Max: 45.9
Current: -36.5
-59.8
45.9
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-15 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

MRO Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Richard Pzena 2,261,047 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 10,902 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 90,930 sh (New)
David Dreman 810 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 12,701 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 93,219 sh (+651.77%)
Jeremy Grantham 884,500 sh (+107.78%)
Jim Simons 3,339,346 sh (+107.21%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 55,604,492 sh (+44.55%)
Ray Dalio 264,500 sh (+26.07%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 155,086 sh (+0.13%)
Steven Cohen 1,450,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Steven Cohen 186,500 sh (-73.61%)
» More
Q2 2016

MRO Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Daniel Loeb 4,000,000 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 947,641 sh (+942.17%)
Steven Cohen 1,001,600 sh (+437.05%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,316,124 sh (+161.86%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Richard Pzena Sold Out
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 154,479 sh (-0.39%)
Ray Dalio 240,800 sh (-8.96%)
RS Investment Management 11,278 sh (-11.20%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 45,510,297 sh (-18.15%)
Jim Simons 2,110,046 sh (-36.81%)
» More
Q3 2016

MRO Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 33,132 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 12,100 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 48,414,184 sh (+6.38%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,462,563 sh (+6.32%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ray Dalio 230,200 sh (-4.40%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 147,379 sh (-4.60%)
Arnold Schneider 836,212 sh (-11.76%)
» More
Q4 2016

MRO Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Caxton Associates 117,444 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,881,746 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
Charles Brandes Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 48,332,703 sh (-0.17%)
Ray Dalio 205,500 sh (-10.73%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,011,456 sh (-18.32%)
Arnold Schneider 281,859 sh (-66.29%)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P    NAICS: 211111    SIC: 1311
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Traded in other countries:USS.Germany, MRO.Mexico, MROIL.Netherlands,
Marathon Oil Corp is an 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.

Marathon is an independent exploration and production company primarily focusing on unconventional resources in the United States. At the end of 2016, the company reported net proved reserves of 2.1 billion barrels of oil equivalent. Net production averaged 393 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2016 at a ratio of 68% oil and NGLs and 32% natural gas.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PB Ratio 0.71
MRO's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. MRO: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
MRO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.73
Current: 0.71
0.25
1.73
PS Ratio 2.57
MRO's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. MRO: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MRO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.25 Max: 3.27
Current: 2.57
0.11
3.27
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.25
MRO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
69% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. MRO: 11.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
MRO' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 3.69 Max: 14.31
Current: 11.25
1.15
14.31
EV-to-EBIT -20.05
MRO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 14.17 vs. MRO: -20.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MRO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -84.7  Med: 4.5 Max: 41.3
Current: -20.05
-84.7
41.3
EV-to-EBITDA 11.15
MRO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
55% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. MRO: 11.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MRO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -166.2  Med: 3.5 Max: 51.3
Current: 11.15
-166.2
51.3
Shiller PE Ratio 5.21
MRO's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 16.48 vs. MRO: 5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
MRO' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 6.64 Max: 15.83
Current: 5.21
1.74
15.83
Current Ratio 1.64
MRO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. MRO: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MRO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.2 Max: 1.69
Current: 1.64
0.69
1.69
Quick Ratio 1.53
MRO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. MRO: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MRO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.53
Current: 1.53
0.46
1.53
Days Inventory 46.41
MRO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
65% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 28.39 vs. MRO: 46.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MRO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.77  Med: 28.43 Max: 260.43
Current: 46.41
18.77
260.43
Days Sales Outstanding 68.84
MRO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
66% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 56.15 vs. MRO: 68.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MRO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.72  Med: 56.43 Max: 170.97
Current: 68.84
14.72
170.97
Days Payable 186.83
MRO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
76% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 88.02 vs. MRO: 186.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MRO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.08  Med: 169.05 Max: 588.95
Current: 186.83
26.08
588.95

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 1.37
MRO's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
81% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. MRO: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
MRO' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 2.85 Max: 10.1
Current: 1.37
1.08
10.1
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -34.80
MRO's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
54% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -32.80 vs. MRO: -34.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
MRO' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.8  Med: 3.1 Max: 21.3
Current: -34.8
-34.8
21.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.37
MRO's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
85% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. MRO: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.52
MRO's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
89% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. MRO: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
MRO' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.08 Max: 3.81
Current: 0.52
0.41
3.81
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -6.70
MRO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.80 vs. MRO: -6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MRO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.4  Med: 0 Max: 8
Current: -6.7
-11.4
8

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.71
MRO's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. MRO: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
MRO' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.63
Current: 0.71
0.46
1.63
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.68
MRO's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. MRO: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
MRO' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.51 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.68
0.25
1.5
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.07
MRO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. MRO: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MRO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.25 Max: 2.45
Current: 2.07
0.12
2.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -4.99
MRO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
57% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -6.93 vs. MRO: -4.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MRO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 20.8 Max: 54.5
Current: -4.99
2.4
54.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -18.51
MRO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
53% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -16.21 vs. MRO: -18.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
MRO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.3  Med: 0.3 Max: 44.1
Current: -18.51
-19.3
44.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,650
EPS (TTM) $ -2.65
Beta2.80
Short Percentage of Float5.94%
52-Week Range $9.65 - 19.28
Shares Outstanding (Mil)847.20

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 5,127 5,030 5,950
EPS ($) -0.05 0.03 0.90
EPS without NRI ($) -0.05 0.03 0.90
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.20 0.20 0.20
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