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Shares of Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO) advanced 3.02% to $17.07 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.37% to 4,697.53 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.56% to 36,327.95. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Marathon Oil Corp. closed $0.37 short of its 52-week high ($17.44), which the company achieved on November 4th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) rose 0.95% to $65.02, Chevron Corp. (CVX) rose 1.08% to $114.74, and Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A (RDSA.LN) rose 1.98% to $45.76. Trading volume (17.9 M) remained 928,475 below its 50-day average volume of 18.8 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled November 5, 2021.
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November 05, 2021 17:10 ET (21:10 GMT)
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