Shares of Marathon Oil Corp. MRO,
dropped 0.16% to $ 31.38 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX,
falling 0.75% to 4,101.23 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA,
falling 0.54% to 32,813.23. The stock’s fall snapped a four-day winning streak. Marathon Oil Corp. closed $ 1.86 below its 52-week high ($ 33.24), which the company reached on May 31st.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM,
rose 1.92% to $ 97.84 and Chevron Corp. CVX,
rose 0.95% to $ 176.32. Trading volume (23.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 21.0 M.