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Shares of Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO) advanced 1.94% to $16.83 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.23% to 4,701.46 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.03% to 35,804.38. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Marathon Oil Corp. closed $0.76 short of its 52-week high ($17.59), which the company achieved on November 8th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) rose 0.55% to $63.48, Chevron Corp. (CVX) rose 0.77% to $117.19, and Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A (RDSA.LN) rose 0.36% to $44.24. Trading volume (12.8 M) remained 5.9 million below its 50-day average volume of 18.7 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled November 24, 2021.
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November 24, 2021 17:09 ET (22:09 GMT)
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