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$-0.20 EPS Expected for Precision Drilling (PD); Marathon Petroleum Has 1.09 Sentiment

14 July 2017, 11:45 | Jodi Jackson

$-0.20 EPS Expected for Precision Drilling (PD); Marathon Petroleum Has 1.09 Sentiment

Where Marathon Petroleum’s Moving Averages Stand Pre Q2 Earnings

Marathon Oil Corporation's payout ratio is now -2.53%. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC's holdings in Marathon Petroleum Corporation were worth $2,138,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. It has underperformed by 13.86% the S&P500.

Among 5 analysts covering Wesbanco Inc. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 76% are positive. Scientific Games Corp had 17 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. 2,000 shares were bought by BUNCH CHARLES E, worth $99,880 on Thursday, February 9. Northland Capital downgraded EP Energy Corp (NYSE:EPE) on Monday, February 22 to "Market Perform" rating. The firm set a "neutral" rating and a $16.00 price target on the oil and gas producer's stock. The company was maintained on Friday, July 31 by Needham. The company was upgraded on Friday, September 4 by Zacks. JP Morgan upgraded it to "Overweight" rating and $61 target in Wednesday, August 26 report. As per Tuesday, August 23, the company rating was initiated by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, January 12 with "Overweight".

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.38, from 1.19 in 2016Q3.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding MRO? 116 funds opened positions while 231 raised stakes. This represents an increase of approximately 127% compared to the typical daily volume of 569 call options. New York-based Riverpark Limited Liability Company has invested 1.99% in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC).

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) traded up 0.306% during trading on Friday, reaching $11.485. Commonwealth Fincl Svcs Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 50 shares. Raymond James Trust N.A. boosted its stake in shares of Marathon Oil Corporation by 2.8% in the first quarter. Finemark Natl Bank And Trust holds 0.01% or 5,709 shares. Marathon Oil Corporation had 69 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. 218 were reported by Winfield Assoc Inc. It was reported on Jul, 14 by Barchart.com. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 17th were given a dividend of $0.05 per share. Clovis Capital Management Lp owns 24,232 shares or 12.47% of their U.S. portfolio. 27,116 were reported by Fiduciary Tru Company. Blackrock holds 3,961 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Amica Mutual Ins has 40,291 shares. Marathon Petroleum Corporation has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $58.58.

Among 31 analysts covering Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO), 11 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive.

The stock Hit its 1-year high of $55.20 on 06/12/17 and its 1-year low price of $35.97 on 07/18/16. The company has a 50 day moving average of $12.98 and a 200-day moving average of $15.51. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Monday, February 22 by RBC Capital Markets.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 27th. On Tuesday, September 6 the stock rating was maintained by Wunderlich with "Buy". The firm has "Neutral" rating by Janney Capital given on Monday, August 24. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating given on Monday, December 14 by Howard Weil. The stock of EP Energy Corp (NYSE:EPE) has "Sell" rating given on Thursday, June 29 by Scotia Capital. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, June 21 report. As per Wednesday, October 7, the company rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo. Bank of America downgraded Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) on Tuesday, January 12 to "Underperform" rating.

Old National Bancorp decreased Crown Castle Intl Corp New (NYSE:CCI) stake by 6,720 shares to 137,002 valued at $11.89 million in 2016Q4. Mercer Capital Advisers Inc holds 3,692 shares. (NASDAQ:DSPG). Savings Bank Of America Corp De has 0% invested in DSP Group, Inc. The company has market cap of $27.70 billion. It has a 23.76 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through two divisions: Contract Drilling Services, and Completion and Production Services.

The stock increased 0.15% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $53.84. Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) has risen 46.20% since July 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.02% the S&P500. Its down 0.84, from 1.96 in 2016Q3. Schlumberger Ltd (NYSE:SLB) was raised too. Ancora Lc reported 0% of its portfolio in WesBanco Inc (NASDAQ:WSBC). Jpmorgan Chase & has invested 0% in WesBanco Inc (NASDAQ:WSBC). Contravisory Investment Mngmt Incorporated owns 172 shares. Moreover, Fmr Limited Liability has 0% invested in WesBanco Inc (NASDAQ:WSBC). It also upped Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC) stake by 1.03M shares and now owns 1.14M shares. Royal Comml Bank Of Canada has invested 0.02% in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC). Blackrock Fund Advsrs reported 0.01% of its portfolio in WesBanco Inc (NASDAQ:WSBC). Panagora Asset Management invested 0% of its portfolio in Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS). Marathon owns 6,337 shares or 0.15% of their United States portfolio. Winslow Evans And Crocker stated it has 3,250 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 1,847 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa stated it has 10,860 shares.

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