Marathon Oil Corporation ( MRO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 11, 2018. Shareholders who purchased MRO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 11th quarter that MRO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $21, the dividend yield is .95%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MRO was $21, representing a -3.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.68 and a 99.05% increase over the 52 week low of $10.55.
MRO is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Total S.A. ( TOT ) and PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ). MRO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.47. Zacks Investment Research reports MRO's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 266.99%, compared to an industry average of 15.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MRO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MRO as a top-10 holding:
- John Hancock Multifactor Energy ETF ( JHME )
- Inspire Global Hope ETF ( BLES )
- iShares MSCI USA Equal Weighted ETF ( EUSA ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is JHME with an increase of 15.43% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MRO at 3.18%.