Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2019

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Marathon Oil Corporation ( MRO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2019. Shareholders who purchased MRO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 15th quarter that MRO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $15.26, the dividend yield is 1.31%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MRO was $15.26, representing a -36.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.20 and a 21.4% increase over the 52 week low of $12.57.

MRO is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Total S.A. ( TOT ) and PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ). MRO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.09. Zacks Investment Research reports MRO's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 8.22%, compared to an industry average of 12.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MRO Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MRO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MRO as a top-10 holding:

  • VanEck Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF ( FRAK )
  • John Hancock Multifactor Energy ETF ( JHME )
  • Eaton Vance NextShares Trust ( EVGBC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FRAK with an increase of 7.39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MRO at 4.25%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines
Referenced Symbols: MRO , TOT , PTR , FRAK , JHME , EVGBC

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