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Shares of Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO) inched 0.23% higher to $17.26 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.35% to 4,685.25 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.31% to 36,319.98. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Marathon Oil Corp. closed $0.33 short of its 52-week high ($17.59), which the company achieved on November 8th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) rose 0.97% to $66.36, Chevron Corp. (CVX) rose 0.74% to $116.00, and Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A (RDSA.LN) rose 0.55% to $46.04. Trading volume (14.1 M) remained 4.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 18.7 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled November 9, 2021.
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November 09, 2021 17:10 ET (22:10 GMT)
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