4. As of noon trading, Marathon Oil ( MRO) is up $0.53 (1.51) to $35.68 on average volume Thus far, 2.0 million shares of Marathon Oil exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $35.30-$35.75 after having opened the day at $35.31 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.15. Marathon Oil Corporation operates as an energy company worldwide. Marathon Oil has a market cap of $24.8 billion and is part of the energy industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 14.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Marathon Oil a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. 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. Get the full Marathon Oil Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.