Stocks Gaining Momentum: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO), Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW)

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) kept active in under and overvalue discussion, MRO holds price to book ratio of 0.84 that presents much better indicator to find market price of a share price over its book value of equity for investment valuation

Argus upgrading its rating on the stock to “buy” from “hold,” with a $52 price target earlier today. The company “offers an exceptional opportunity of a diverse, high-return inventory within its three primary resource plays,” the firm said in a note. “If you think oil prices are going higher, this one is one of the most levered to oil prices. This and Hess, (HES) ” TIAA Global Asset Management managing director Stephanie Link said on CNBC’s “Halftime Report” on Wednesday afternoon.

The firm has price volatility of 3.05% for a week and 4.25% for a month. Its beta stands at 2.27 times. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was 2.45% and monthly performance was 26.68%.

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) runs in leading trade, it decreasing -3.73% to traded at $13.16. ATW attains analyst recommendation of 3.50 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 20.55%.

To find out the technical position of ATW, it holds price to book ratio of 0.27 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has price to earnings ratio calculated as 3.34. ATW is presenting price to cash flow of 6.10 and free cash flow concluded as 2.34.

EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at -38.50%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is -142.10%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 0.87 and price to earning ration of 3.34 attracting passive investors.


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