Shares of Marathon Oil Corp.
advanced 1.64% to $11.80 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.22% to 4,496.19 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.11% to 35,405.50. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of gains. Marathon Oil Corp. closed $2.53 below its 52-week high ($14.33), which the company reached on July 1st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Exxon Mobil Corp.
rose 0.18% to $55.46, Chevron Corp.
rose 0.68% to $98.51, and Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A
fell 0.08% to $39.70. Trading volume (16.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 15.8 M.
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