Marathon Oil Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 18, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 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 same period a year ago.
At the current stock price of $36.43, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of MRO was $36.43,
representing a -3.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.87 and a
23.62% increase over the 52 week low of $29.47.
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 $2.39. Zacks Investment Research reports MRO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 26.26%, compared to an
industry average of 4.8%.
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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 (
- iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IEO with an increase of
14.65% over the last 100 days. PXE has the highest percent
weighting of MRO at 4.61%.