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Marathon Oil Corp Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for MRO

Based on 16 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Marathon Oil Corp.
Min Forecast
$27.00-7.72%
Avg Forecast
$31.88+8.94%
Max Forecast
$36.00+23.03%

Should I buy or sell MRO stock?

Based on 16 analysts offering ratings for Marathon Oil Corp.
Buy
Strong Buy
8 analysts 50%
Buy
1 analysts 6.25%
Hold
7 analysts 43.75%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

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MRO stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-07-17
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-07-12
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-06-05
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-05-31
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-05-06
Benchmark
Top 7%
94
Strong BuyReiterates$32.00+9.36%2024-05-03
Susquehanna
Bottom 5%
5
Strong BuyMaintains$33.00+12.78%2024-04-22
Piper Sandler
Top 3%
98
Strong BuyMaintains$34.00+16.20%2024-04-19Find out why
Morgan Stanley
Top 3%
98
HoldMaintains$27.00-7.72%2024-04-15
Barclays
Bottom 9%
9
Strong BuyInitiates Coverage On$35.00+19.62%2024-04-10

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Forecast return on equity

Is MRO forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
13.11%
Industry
22.26%
Market
62.46%
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Forecast return on assets

Is MRO forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
7.43%
Industry
11.19%
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Forecast Return on Assets vs Industry Forecast

MRO earnings per share forecast

What is MRO's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$2.86+18.09%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$3.21+32.6%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$2.59+7.02%
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MRO revenue forecast

What is MRO's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$6.9B+4.52%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$7.1B+7.39%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$6.8B+3.23%
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MRO earnings growth forecast

How is MRO forecast to perform vs Oil & Gas E&P companies and vs the US market?
Company
9.91%
Industry
12.81%
Market
20.38%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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MRO revenue growth forecast

How is MRO forecast to perform vs Oil & Gas E&P companies and vs the US market?
Company
2.66%
Industry
8%
Market
10.63%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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MRO vs Oil and Gas Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
MRO$29.26$31.88+8.94%Buy
EQT$35.35$44.87+26.92%Buy
TPL$816.96$694.17-15.03%Buy
CTRA$27.11$34.20+26.15%Strong Buy
OVV$47.80$60.23+26.01%Buy

Marathon Oil Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Marathon Oil Stock a good buy in 2024, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 16 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: MRO) stock is to Buy MRO stock.

Out of 16 analysts, 8 (50%) are recommending MRO as a Strong Buy, 1 (6.25%) are recommending MRO as a Buy, 7 (43.75%) are recommending MRO as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending MRO as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending MRO as a Strong Sell.

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What is MRO's earnings growth forecast for 2024-2026?

(NYSE: MRO) Marathon Oil's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 9.91% is not forecast to beat the US Oil & Gas E&P industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 12.81%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 20.38%.

Marathon Oil's earnings in 2024 is $1,434,000,000.On average, 9 Wall Street analysts forecast MRO's earnings for 2024 to be $1,611,900,658, with the lowest MRO earnings forecast at $1,517,255,500, and the highest MRO earnings forecast at $1,810,553,961. On average, 9 Wall Street analysts forecast MRO's earnings for 2025 to be $1,809,933,522, with the lowest MRO earnings forecast at $1,584,939,761, and the highest MRO earnings forecast at $2,024,887,452.

In 2026, MRO is forecast to generate $1,460,851,950 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $1,128,071,004 and the highest earnings forecast at $1,855,676,802.

What is MRO's revenue growth forecast for 2024-2026?

(NYSE: MRO) Marathon Oil's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 2.66% is not forecast to beat the US Oil & Gas E&P industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 8%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 10.63%.

Marathon Oil's revenue in 2024 is $6,568,000,000.On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast MRO's revenue for 2024 to be $3,872,072,699,277, with the lowest MRO revenue forecast at $3,736,658,491,922, and the highest MRO revenue forecast at $3,994,189,205,638. On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast MRO's revenue for 2025 to be $3,978,277,200,091, with the lowest MRO revenue forecast at $3,691,877,457,276, and the highest MRO revenue forecast at $4,268,056,643,634.

In 2026, MRO is forecast to generate $3,824,416,211,642 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $3,378,679,823,725 and the highest revenue forecast at $4,247,751,365,562.

What is MRO's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2024-2026?

(NYSE: MRO) forecast ROA is 7.43%, which is lower than the forecast US Oil & Gas E&P industry average of 11.19%.

What is MRO's Price Target?

According to 16 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year MRO price target, the average MRO price target is $31.88, with the highest MRO stock price forecast at $36.00 and the lowest MRO stock price forecast at $27.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Marathon Oil's share price could reach $31.88 by Jul 17, 2025. The average Marathon Oil stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 8.94% from the current MRO share price of $29.26.

What is MRO's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2024-2026?

(NYSE: MRO) Marathon Oil's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $2.42. On average, analysts forecast that MRO's EPS will be $2.86 for 2024, with the lowest EPS forecast at $2.69, and the highest EPS forecast at $3.21. On average, analysts forecast that MRO's EPS will be $3.21 for 2025, with the lowest EPS forecast at $2.81, and the highest EPS forecast at $3.59. In 2026, MRO's EPS is forecast to hit $2.59 (min: $2.00, max: $3.29).

What is MRO's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2024-2026?

(NYSE: MRO) forecast ROE is 13.11%, which is considered weak.
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