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Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Marathon Oil (NYSE: MRO) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $35.50, above its previous 52-week high of $35.49 with 3.7 million shares traded as of 12:40 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 5.3 million shares over the past 30 days. Marathon Oil has a market cap of $24.48 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 13% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Marathon Oil Corporation operates as an energy company worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Exploration and Production, Oil Sands Mining, and Integrated Gas. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.