Short interest in Marathon Oil’s stock
As of June 14, 2017, Marathon Oil’s (MRO) total shares shorted (or short interest) stood at ~46.89 million, whereas its average daily volume is ~14.34 million. This means short interest ratio in MRO’s stock is ~3.3x. The 52-week range for short interest ratio in MRO’s stock is 1.4x–5.0x.
Current short interest in MRO’s stock as a percentage of shares outstanding is ~4.67%—higher than many other companies from the SPDR S&P Oil and Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP).
Year-to-date, short interest in Marathon Oil’s stock as a percentage of shares outstanding has decreased from ~5.25% to ~4.67%, despite a ~29% decrease in its stock price.