Shares of Marathon Oil Corp. MRO,
rose 1.40% to $21.77 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA,
rising 0.23% to 32,803.47 and the S&P 500 Index SPX,
falling 0.16% to 4,145.19. The stock’s rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Marathon Oil Corp. closed $11.47 below its 52-week high ($33.24), which the company achieved on May 31st.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM,
rose 1.45% to $88.45 and Chevron Corp. CVX,
rose 1.65% to $153.64. Trading volume (13.6 M) remained 6.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 19.9 M.