1.89% Jul 29, 03:58 PM
$0.76 Paid Quarterly
23.6% EPS $3.22
2 years Since 2012
No Ex-Dividend Dates
Have Been Scheduled

MRO - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date None

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
No Upcoming Dividend Dates
MRO has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

MRO - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 1.89%

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MRO - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $0.76

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MRO - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for MRO. -10.1% 5.9% 2 years
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

MRO - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 2 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.7200 2013 5.9%
$0.6800 2012 -15.0%

MRO - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 2 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.1900 2014-04-30 2014-05-19 2014-05-21 2014-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2014-01-29 2014-02-14 2014-02-19 2014-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2013-10-30 2013-11-18 2013-11-20 2013-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2013-07-31 2013-08-19 2013-08-21 2013-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2013-04-24 2013-05-14 2013-05-16 2013-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter

Marathon Oil (MRO) - News

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  • Argus Research Upgrades Marathon Oil to "Buy" (MRO)

    Because Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) is leveraged to higher oil prices, analysts at Argus Research upgraded the oil company on Monday. The analysts upgraded MRO from "Hold" to "Buy" and see shares reaching $42. This price target suggests a 20% upside to the stock's Friday closing price of $34.90. The analysts also boosted Marathon Oil's earnings estimates. Marathon Oil shares were down 20 cents, or 0.57%, during pre-market trading on Monday. The stock is up 13.83% year-to-date.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Marathon Oil (MRO) offer a dividend yield of 2.18% based on Friday's closing price of $34.90 and the company's annualized dividend payout of 76 cents per share. Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Stifel Nicolaus Downgrades Marathon Oil to "Hold" (MRO)

    Stifel Nicolaus analysts downgraded Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) early on Friday, saying the oil company's stock lacks near-term catalysts. The analysts downgraded MRO from "Buy" to "Hold." Marathon Oil shares were inactive during pre-market trading on Friday. The stock is up 15.07% year-to-date.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) offer a dividend yield of 2.15% based on Thursday's closing price of $35.28 and the company's annualized dividend payout of 76 cents per share. Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Marathon Oil Announces Share Buyback and Other Transaction Plans (MRO)

    Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) announced early on Tuesday that it is moving forward with a $1 billion share buyback authorization. In an unrelated note, the company also announced that it intends to sell its interest in Block 32 offshore Angola for $590 million and that it is acquiring about 4,800 net acres in the core of its south Texas Eagle Ford position for approximately $97 million, including carried interest of approximately $23 million. The share repurchases will be completed in two steps. First, an initial phase of $500 million in common stock repurchases will be completed. The second $500 million purchase in common stock will then completed after closing the prior announced sale of its 10% working stake in Block 31 offshore Angola. The sale of its 10% stake in Block 31 offshore Angola is worth roughly $1.5 billion and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2013. Furthermore, Marathon Oil has reached an agreement to sell its 10% working interest in Block 32 offshore Angola to Sonangol E.P. This transaction is worth about $590 million and is also expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2013. "The share repurchases underscore our commitment to financial discipline and creating long-term value for our shareholders," said Lee M. Tillman, Marathon Oil president and CEO. "With the anticipated sale of our interest in Angola Block 32, we have now completed or agreed to divestitures totaling approximately $3.5 billion, surpassing the $3 billion upper end of our stated three-year target. We continue to evaluate our portfolio for high-grading opportunities and expect that process to remain evergreen and integral to our forward business plans." Marathon Oil shares were up a fraction during early morning trading on Tuesday. The stock is up 18.23% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Marathon Oil (MRO) offer a dividend yield of 2.10% based on Monday's closing price of $36.24 and the company's annualized dividend payout of 76 cents per share. Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Marathon Oil Announces Possible Discovery of Natural Gas in Deepwater Well (MRO)

    On Monday, oil and natural gas exploration company Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) announced that it has discovered possible natural gas in its pre-salt Diaman-1B exploration well. The preliminary analysis suggest that the hydrocarbons found in the deepwater well are natural gas with condensate content. The discovery requires more study to be completed to ensure the preliminary results are true. According to Marathon Oil's press release, "The Diaman-1B successfully confirms the existence of a working petroleum system and is the first discovery drilled in the deepwater portion of the pre-salt play. Diaman-1B is located over 60 miles away from the nearest other pre-salt commercial discovery." Marathon Oil shares were down 58 cents, or 1.70%, during early morning trading on Monday. The stock is up 9.59% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Marathon Oil (MRO) offer a dividend yield of 2.22% based on Friday's closing price of $34.26 and the company's annualized dividend payout of 76 cents per share. Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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