Downgrade Alert for Marathon Oil (MRO)
Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO) was downgraded from Positive to Neutral at Susquehanna today. The stock closed yesterday at $34.98 on volume of 4.4 million shares, below average daily volume of 5.6 million.
In the past 52 weeks, shares of Marathon Oil have traded between a low of $23.17 and a high of $35.86 and closed yesterday at $34.98, which is 51% above that low price. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.5% while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.7%.
Marathon Oil Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an integrated oil firm with operations worldwide. The Company explores for and produces and markets liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas on a worldwide basis. Marathon also mines, extracts and transports bitumen from oil sands deposits in Alberta, Canada and refines, markets and transports crude oil and petroleum products.
Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO) has potential upside of 14.4% based on a current price of $34.98 and analysts' consensus price target of $40.00. The stock should discover initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $33.60 and subsequent support at its 200-day MA of $29.61.
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