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Marathon Oil (mro) Stock Research

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Company Description: Marathon Oil operates in a three division structure: Exploration and Production; Refining, Marketing and Transportation; and Integrated Gas. Via these divisions, the company extracts, refines, markets, and distributes its products internationally. Marathon also engages in the production of a myriad of industrial products in some of their refineries. In 2006 they entered into a joint venture with Pilot Travel, who operates highway service centers in the majority of U.S. states. Update

Market Research Update

Energy Industry Analysis: The energy industry includes companies whose sales derive from the production and sale of energy related products and services such as the extraction, manufacturing, refining, and distribution of energy. Energy Trading Strategy: Energy investments tend to be very sensitive to commodity prices. Speculation and market manipulation by governments affect the energy market, therefore, cautiously invest in companies with significant potential. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: . The market is quickly expanding. This lowers the threat of direct competition and increases Marathon Oil's profits.

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Strategy Analysis Update

A culture that experiments produces better long term value. Marathon Oil's experimentations yield new products and services that outpace competitive threats.

Strategy: Marathon Oil targets customers who have very specific needs and with solutions that are difficult to replicate. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

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