Owners of Marathon Oil (NYSE: MRO) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 17 cents per share. At a price of $34.41 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2%. The average volume for Marathon Oil has been 5.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Marathon Oil has a market cap of $24.6 billion and is part of the energy industry. Shares are up 13.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Marathon Oil Corporation operates as an energy company worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.80. TheStreet Ratings rates Marathon Oil as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Marathon Oil Ratings Report now.