Marathon Oil CorpFind Ratings Reports
MARATHON OIL CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. MARATHON OIL CORP has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.94 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 2.13% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1100.0||1384.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||-192.0||-749.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1953.0||2380.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||32310.0||34674.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||7278.0||8358.0|
|Profitability||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||55.45||54.55|
|Return on Assets||-4.83||-1.39|
|Return on Equity||-8.25||-7.77|
|Debt||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Share Data||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||847.0||677.0|
|Div / share||0.05||0.21|
|Book value / share||22.34||28.56|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1.5850516E7||1.7121284E7|
SELL. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.78 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 23.93. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, MARATHON OIL CORP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|MRO NM||Peers 42.39||MRO 13.96||Peers 13.47|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
MRO's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
MRO is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|MRO NM||Peers 63.03||MRO NA||Peers 2.40|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
MRO's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
Ratio not available.
|MRO 0.78||Peers 23.93||MRO 3.14||Peers -244.01|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
MRO is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
MRO is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|MRO 3.70||Peers 2.74||MRO -40.87||Peers -20.21|
Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
MRO is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
MRO significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth