Marathon Oil Corp. stock rises Tuesday, outperforms market


Shares of Marathon Oil Corp.
MRO,
+4.25%
advanced 2.74% to $11.61 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
SPX,
+0.88%
rising 0.15% to 4,486.23 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
DJIA,
+0.69%
rising 0.09% to 35,366.26. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Marathon Oil Corp. closed $2.72 short of its 52-week high ($14.33), which the company reached on July 1st.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Exxon Mobil Corp.
XOM,
+1.94%
rose 0.82% to $55.36, Chevron Corp.
CVX,
+1.46%
rose 1.15% to $97.84, and Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A
RDS.A,
+2.23%
rose 0.61% to $39.73. Trading volume (11.1 M) remained 4.8 million below its 50-day average volume of 15.9 M.


Editor’s Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.


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