Royal Dutch Shell Stock – Marathon Oil Corp. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day
Shares of Marathon Oil Corp.
inched 0.94% higher to $13.89 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.14% to 4,208.12 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.07% to 34,600.38. This was the stock’s fifth consecutive day of gains. Marathon Oil Corp. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $13.84, which the company achieved on June 1st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Exxon Mobil Corp.
rose 0.79% to $60.94, Chevron Corp.
rose 1.34% to $108.08, and Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A
rose 1.74% to $40.28. Trading volume (26.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 20.5 M.