Investor’s Ready to act on these stocks: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO), Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)

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Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

The company announced its last quarter financial performance results on 11/02/2016. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) belongs to Oils-Energy sector that surged 1.92% in value when last trading session closed at $18.59. The company has a market capitalization of $15.86 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -4.8 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of -8.2 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -7.5 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $19.28 on Dec 12, 2016 and 52-Week low of $6.52 on Feb 19, 2016.

Earnings per share (ttm) for Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) according to Finviz Data is $-2.16.

The growth estimate for Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) for the current quarter is 70.8 percent. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is 88.4 percent. The company’s stock has grown by 3.35 percent in the past 5 years. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by -20 percent.

This company was Downgrade by Instinet on 15-Dec-16  to Neutral.

The 28 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Marathon Oil have a median target of 17.50, with a high estimate of 25.00 and a low estimate of 10.00. The median estimate represents a -5.86% decrease from the last price of 18.59.

Financial History:

Following Earnings result, share price were DOWN 22 times out of last 28 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 66% percent of times. It has met expectations  0 times and missed earnings  4  times.

The consensus recommendation for Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) is 2.3. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. The consensus recommendation 30 days ago for this company stood at 2.13. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 2.13, and 90 days ago was at 1.71 respectively.

Future Expectations:

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects Marathon Oil Corporation to have earnings per share of $-0.14.

Revenue is expected to range from 1.09 Billion to 1.45 Billion with an average of 1.23 Billion.

Company Profile:

Marathon Oil Corporation is a leading exploration and production company with extensive operations across four core regions – Africa, Middle East, Europe and North America. As of year-end 2014, Marathon had approximately 2.2 billion oil-equivalent barrels (BBOE) in proved reserves (80% liquids and 67% developed). The company’s business is organized into three segments – North America Exploration and Production, International Exploration and Production, and Oil Sands Mining. In July 2011, Marathon completed the spin-off of its refining/sales business into a separate, independent and publicly traded company Marathon Petroleum Corporation (Ticker: MPC).

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM):

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) belongs to Oils-Energy sector closed its last session with a gain of 0.32 percent and closed its previous trading session at $91.18. According to Finviz reported data, the stock currently has Earnings per Share (EPS) (ttm) of $2.14. The company has the Market capitalization of $380.95 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 2.6 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of 5.2 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 3.6 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $95.55 on Jul 15, 2016 and 52-Week low of $71.55 on Jan 20, 2016.

The growth estimate for Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for the current quarter is 9 percent. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is 114 percent. The company’s stock has grown by -25.44 percent in the past 5 years. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by 18.53 percent.

This company was Downgrade by Goldman on 31-Oct-16 to Neutral.

The 24 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Exxon Mobil have a median target of 87.50, with a high estimate of 105.00 and a low estimate of 74.00. The median estimate represents a -4.04% decrease from the last price of 91.18.

Financial History:

Following Earnings result, share price were DOWN 15 times out of last 27 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 83% percent of times. It has met expectations  0 times and missed earnings  2  times.

The consensus recommendation for Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) is 2.77. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. The consensus recommendation 30 days ago for this company stood at 2.71. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 2.64, and 90 days ago was at 2.62 respectively.

Future Expectations:

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects Exxon Mobil Corporation to have earnings per share of $0.73.

Revenue is expected to range from 57.22 Billion to 79.24 Billion with an average of 66.75 Billion.

Company Profile:

Exxon Mobil Corporation’s  principal business is energy, involving exploration for, and production of, crude oil and natural gas, manufacturing of petroleum products and transportation and sale of crude oil, natural gas and petroleum products. Exxon Mobil is a major manufacturer and marketer of basic petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene and polypropylene plastics and a wide variety of specialty products. Exxon Mobil is engaged in exploration for, and mining and sale of coal, copper and other minerals.