Sentiment Report: Marathon Oil Corp (NYSE:MRO)

Therefore 42% are positive. Marathon Petroleum Corp had 54 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 1.9. BidaskClub upgraded Murphy Oil Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight" on Wednesday, March 16. The firm has "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan given on Wednesday, June 1. Barrington Research upgraded Sonus Networks, Inc.

Wall Street await Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) to release earnings on October, 26. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Buy" on Thursday, July 13. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $20.00 price target on Marathon Oil Corporation and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, August 25th. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.00 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Therefore 45% are positive. Six analysts have provided estimates for Marathon Oil Corporation's earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.06) and the lowest estimate coming in at ($0.25). The stock's average target of $59.25 is 8.18% above today's ($54.77) share price. AMC Networks had 49 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 25 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 17 by Craig Hallum. The ERP5 looks at the Price to Book ratio, Earnings Yield, ROIC and 5 year average ROIC. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, February 22 by Topeka Capital Markets. 12 of them rate its stock a hold. Sangamo Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SGMO) was reduced too.

About 9.70 million shares traded. The stock of Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, June 22 by Jefferies. It has outperformed by 29.50% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q2. The stock declined 1.06% or $0.12 reaching $11.19 per share. It worsened, as 53 investors sold MPC shares while 274 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 250 raised stakes. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.24) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.14) by ($0.10). 46,896 are owned by Bluemountain Ltd Liability. Strategic Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.1% or 4,232 shares. Paradigm Asset Com Ltd Com has 0% invested in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) for 2,900 shares. Ellington Mngmt Gru Ltd Liability Corp has 0.04% invested in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC). The ERP5 of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) is 6479. Currently, 4.8 billion total shares are owned by the public and among those 4.27 billion shares have been available to trade. Hermes Mngmt Limited accumulated 624,205 shares. The total value of its holdings increased 12,666.0%. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 155,917 shares. World Asset Management Inc raised its position in shares of Marathon Petroleum Corporation by 8.8% during the first quarter.

Since May 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $1.81 million activity. The insider Palmer C. Michael sold 4,568 shares worth $237,696. The North America E&P segment explores for, produces and markets crude oil and condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs) and natural gas in North America. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold" on Monday, July 10. The Company operates through three segments: Refining & Marketing; Speedway; and Midstream. The P/E ratio is one of the most common ratios used for figuring out whether a company is overvalued or undervalued.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation is engaged in refining, marketing, retail and transportation businesses in the United States and the largest east of the Mississippi.

The MPC also have attractive liquidity position, it has current ratio of 1.50 and quick ratio was calculated as 0.70. 524,240 are held by Zacks Inv Mgmt. Virginia Retirement Et Al reported 24,100 shares. Vanguard Grp Inc owns 39.26 million shares or 0.1% of their USA portfolio. Moreover, Caymus Capital Partners L.P. has 2.58% invested in the company for 1.90 million shares. State Teachers Retirement Sys owns 964,106 shares or 0.13% of their USA portfolio. 51,669 were accumulated by Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc. Pacific Glob Mngmt holds 5,282 shares. Segall Bryant Hamill Lc owns 11,739 shares or 0.01% of their United States portfolio. Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management Llc, a California-based fund reported 37.42 million shares.#img1#. DA Davidson initiated Sonus Networks, Inc. The company has market cap of $3.75 billion. The firm has returns on investment of 7.20%. It has a 12.74 P/E ratio. About 739,731 shares traded. Cipher Capital LP has invested 0.09% in Citizens Financial Group Inc (NYSE:CFG). It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.