Marathon Oil (MRO) Gets a Buy Rating from Raymond James

Raymond James analyst John Freeman reiterated a Buy rating on Marathon Oil (MRO) today and set a price target of $16.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $11.30, close to its 52-week high of $12.30.

According to, Freeman is a 2-star analyst with an average return of 0.4% and a 40.6% success rate. Freeman covers the Utilities sector, focusing on stocks such as National Fuel Gas Company, Continental Resources, and Northern Oil And Gas.

Marathon Oil has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $10.62, which is a -11.5% downside from current levels. In a report issued on February 23, Siebert Williams Shank & Co also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $11.00 price target.

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Marathon Oil’s market cap is currently $9.35B and has a P/E ratio of -5.60.

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Marathon Oil Corp. engages in the exploration, production, and marketing of liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas. It operates through the following two segments: United States (U. S.) and International. The U. S. segment engages in oil and gas exploration, development and production activities in the U.S. The International segment engages in oil and gas development and production across international locations primarily in Equatorial Guinea and the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

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