Marathon Oil Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MRO stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 5th quarter that MRO has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of MRO was $34.61,
representing a -2.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.49 and
a 49.37% increase over the 52 week low of $23.17.
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 $2.23. Zacks Investment Research reports MRO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 23.37%, compared to an
industry average of 1.9%.
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 (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF (
- iShares FTSE Developed Small Cap ex-North America Index Fund
The top-performing ETF of this group is IFSM with an increase of
18.66% over the last 100 days. PXE has the highest percent
weighting of MRO at 4.82%.