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Marathon Oil: The Word on Wall Street ahead of 1Q18 Earnings

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Apr. 28 2018, Updated 7:31 a.m. ET

Analyst recommendations for Marathon Oil

As of April 24, Reuters reported 27 analysts having recommendations on MRO. Of these, ~15% have “strong buy” ratings, ~44% have “buy” ratings, and the remaining ~41% have “hold” ratings. 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’s stock is $21.00, which is ~19% higher than its April 24 closing price of $17.71. In the last three months, Marathon Oil stock’s median target price has remained unchanged.

Other oil and gas producers

Based on the median price targets from Wall Street analysts, oil and gas companies Encana (ECA) and Murphy Oil (MUR) have potential upsides of ~23% and ~10%, respectively, from their April 24 closing prices. ConocoPhillips (COP) has a potential upside of ~5%.

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