Which insiders are buying Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)?


As per Thursday, February 4, the company rating was maintained by Howard Weil. (NASDAQ:FB) earned "Buy" rating by Needham on Wednesday, September 27. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, March 7 by FBR Capital. However, if the MPC shares go below $61.7 then it would indicate a much weaker market for the company. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of MPC in report on Tuesday, November 14 with "Overweight" rating. (NASDAQ:CPRT) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, August 9. MPC share have rallied by 25.72% in percentage terms since the start of the year - and added 1.82% in the last month. On Thursday, February 2 the stock rating was upgraded by UBS to "Buy". See PNM Resources, Inc. Wesbanco Bancorp reported 0.33% stake. The company has a market capitalization of $30,691.82, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.10, a PEG ratio of 1.51 and a beta of 1.61. Marathon Pete Corp now has $31.77B valuation. The stock increased 2.32% or $1.47 during the last trading session, reaching $64.77. About 4.24 million shares traded or 3.11% up from the average.

On Monday, Shares of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) expressed a change of 0.73% and closed its trade at $63.30. It has outperformed by 1.89% the S&P500.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)'s ROE is 12.48%, while industry's is 11.72%. Analysts expect MPC to grow earnings at a 18.00% annual rate over the next 5 years. MPC's profit will be $439.56M for 17.58 P/E if the $0.90 EPS becomes a reality.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.51 in Q2 2017. On a percent-of-sales basis, MPC's free cash flow was 1.57% while PSX converted -0.38% of its revenues into cash flow. The institutional investor owned 7,097,144 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock after selling 217,581 shares during the period. 337.64 million shares or 298.34% more from 84.76 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Westwood Gru Inc reported 17,324 shares. Ameritas Invest Ptnrs has 0.01% invested in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO). Nasdaq.com's news article titled: "Auto Stock Roundup: Toyota Upgrades Safety Features, Thor & Copart Q1 Earnings ..." with publication date: November 30, 2017 was also an interesting one. Paradigm Asset owns 2,900 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Marathon Oil Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that V.P. Laffer Invests has 0% invested in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO). Current price level places the company's stock about -0.17% from the 52-week high and 35.03% away from the 52-week low.

Shares of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) are on a recovery track as they have regained 38.02% since bottoming out on December 05, 2016. The New Jersey-based Roundview Ltd has invested 0.67% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM).

Marathon Petroleum Corporation's ROA is 4.37%, while industry's average is 4.94%. Nippon Life Glob Americas Inc holds 0.08% or 80,440 shares.

Among 19 analysts covering Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 34% are positive. Marathon Petroleum Corp had 62 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The Price to Cash Flow for Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) is 5.883810. The firm has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, December 4. Standpoint Research initiated Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) on Tuesday, January 3 with "Accumulate" rating. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy" on Thursday, July 13. The stock of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, July 5 by RBC Capital Markets. The score helps determine if a company's stock is valuable or not.

Since June 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.36 million activity.

In related news, VP C. Michael Palmer sold 11,450 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 14th.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.76 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.08 in 2017Q1. Highland Management Lc, Tennessee-based fund reported 307,562 shares. Kornitzer Ks has 0.09% invested in Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares were sold by Cox Christopher K. Amer International Grp Inc Incorporated holds 0.03% of its portfolio in PNM Resources, Inc. Clenar Muke Llc has 0.01% invested in PNM Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS) for 75,892 shares. Aberdeen Asset Mgmt Pcl Uk stated it has 385,075 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Biltmore Wealth Mngmt Llc invested in 0.48% or 8,078 shares. Institutional shareholders now hold a 82.70% stake overall in MPC. Ls Inv Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 6,195 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Laurion Cap Mgmt Ltd Partnership owns 129,606 shares or 0.02% of their USA portfolio. Cortina Asset reported 0.23% of its portfolio in PNM Resources, Inc. Barrington Research downgraded the shares of CPRT in report on Friday, September 23 to "Mkt Perform" rating. Cullinan Assocs invested in 0.47% or 116,210 shares. (NASDAQ:VRNS). Qs Investors Lc invested in 12,814 shares. 51,147 were reported by Ingalls And Snyder Ltd Limited Liability Company. Accurate Investment Solutions Inc. now owns 3,982 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $208,000 after purchasing an additional 14 shares in the last quarter. Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) has declined 13.23% since December 5, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 44.15% the S&P500.