Marathon Oil Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 19, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MRO stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 11.76% increase over the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $34.65, the dividend yield is 2.19%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MRO was $34.65,
representing a -8.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.87 and a
29.15% increase over the 52 week low of $26.83.
MRO is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as PetroChina Company Limited (
) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. (
). MRO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.22. Zacks Investment Research reports MRO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.14%, compared to an
industry average of 4.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to MRO through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MRO as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P (
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXI with an increase of
0.06% over the last 100 days. PXE has the highest percent weighting
of MRO at 5.15%.