2. As of noon trading, Marathon Oil ( MRO) is up $0.66 (1.9%) to $35.26 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 $34.40-$35.32 after having opened the day at $34.57 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $34.60.

Marathon Oil Corporation operates as an energy company worldwide. Marathon Oil has a market cap of $24.7 billion and is part of the energy industry. Shares are up 12.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 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, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Marathon Oil Ratings Report now.

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