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Marathon Oil Corp (NYSE:MRO)
Revenue Per Share
$21.96 (TTM As of Sep. 2014)

Marathon Oil Corp's revenue per share for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $4.38. Marathon Oil Corp's revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $21.96.

Warning Sign:

Marathon Oil Corp revenue has been in decline for the last 5 years.

During the past 12 months, the average Revenue Per Share Growth Rate of Marathon Oil Corp was 8.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Revenue Per Share Growth Rate was -41.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Revenue Per Share Growth Rate was -33.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Revenue Per Share Growth Rate was -17.30% per year.

MRO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth(%) Range
Min: -50.7   Max: 151.9
Current: -41.1

-50.7
151.9

During the past 13 years, Marathon Oil Corp's highest 3-Year average Revenue Per Share Growth Rate was 151.90% per year. The lowest was -50.70% per year. And the median was 10.30% per year.

MRO's Revenue Growth(%)is ranked higher than
61% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. MRO: -41.10 )

Definition

Revenue per Share is the amount of Revenue per outstanding share of the company’s stock.

Also referred as sales, revenue is income that a company receives from its normal business activities, usually from the sale of goods and services to customers. Revenue is often referred to as the "top line" due to its position on the income statement at the very top.

Marathon Oil Corp's Revenue Per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Revenue Per Share (A: Dec. 2013 )=Revenue (A: Dec. 2013 )/Total Shares Outstanding (A: Dec. 2013 )
=14959/709.000
=21.10

Marathon Oil Corp's Revenue Per Share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Revenue Per Share (Q: Sep. 2014 )=Revenue (Q: Sep. 2014 )/Total Shares Outstanding (Q: Sep. 2014 )
=2971/678.000
=4.38

Marathon Oil Corp Revenue per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 8.18 (Dec. 2013 ) + 5.07 (Mar. 2014 ) + 4.33 (Jun. 2014 ) + 4.38 (Sep. 2014 ) = $21.96

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

In ranking the predictability, companies with more consistent revenue and earnings growth are ranked high with predictability.

Peter Lynch categorized companies according to their revenue growth:

• Slow Grower: Inflation < 10-Year Revenue Growth Rate < 10%:
• Stalwart: 10% < 10-Year Revenue Growth Rate < 20%:
• Fast Grower: 10-Year Revenue Growth Rate > 20%:

His favorite companies are stalwart, those growing between 10-20% a year.

Companies in cyclical industries may see their revenue fluctuate wildly in good years and bad years.


Be Aware

Revenue can be manipulated by changing the way how revenue is booked. Companies may book sales before the payment is received, or before the revenue is fully earned. These will be added to balance sheet items such as account payable or account receivables.


Related Terms

Earnings Per Share, Revenue, Total Shares Outstanding


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Marathon Oil Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
per share rev 53.8482.0690.64860.71110.1976.14103.4021.4022.8521.10

Marathon Oil Corp Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
per share rev 5.345.875.945.654.194.408.185.074.334.38
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