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Marathon Oil: Wall Street Ratings after 4Q17 Earnings

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Analyst recommendations for Marathon Oil

As of February 15, Reuters reported 26 analysts with recommendations on Marathon Oil (MRO). Of these, 15% have “strong buy” ratings and 42% have “buy” recommendations while 42% analysts have “hold” recommendations on MRO. There’s no “sell” or “strong sell” recommendation on the stock.

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MRO’s median target price

The median target price on Marathon Oil’ stock is $21.50, which is ~32% higher than its February 15 closing price of $16.32. In the last month, Marathon Oil stock’s median target price increased from $18.00 to $21.50.

Other oil and gas producers

Based on the median price targets from Wall Street analysts, oil and gas companies Devon Energy (DVN) and Murphy Oil (MUR) have potential upsides of ~44%, and ~28%, respectively, from their February 15 closing prices. RSP Permian (RSPP) has a potential upside of ~45%.

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