The market has been down on Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) stock recently. MRO gets a Bearish score from InvestorsObserver's Stock Sentiment Indicator.
What is Stock Sentiment?
When making investment decisions, sentiment gives a good overview of what stocks investors currently favor. Sentiment incorporates short-term technical analysis into its score and does not encompass any fundamental analysis such as profitability of the company. This means that earnings updates and other news can greatly impact overall sentiment.
Recent trends are a good indator of current market sentiments. In its most basic form, stocks that are trending up are desirable by investors while stocks currently falling must be unattractive.
InvestorsObserver's Sentimental Indicator tracks both changes in price and volume to analyze the most recent trends. Typically an increase in volume indicates ongoing trends are getting stronger, while a decrease in volume usually signals an end to the current trend.
Available options can also represent current sentiments for a given stock. Since investors are able to bet on future trends of stocks using options, we consider the ratio of calls to puts when analyzing market sentiments .
What's Happening With MRO Stock Today?
Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) stock is trading at $5.82 as of 3:16 PM on Tuesday, Aug 4, a gain of $0.30, or 5.34% from the previous closing price of $5.52. The stock has traded between $5.48 and $5.85 so far today. Volume today is 19,079,787 compared to average volume of 25,216,709.
More About Marathon Oil Corporation
Marathon is an independent exploration and production company primarily focusing on unconventional resources in the United States. At the end of 2019, the company reported net proved reserves of 1.2 billion barrels of oil equivalent. Net production averaged 415 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2019 at a ratio of 68% oil and NGLs and 32% natural gas.