Shares of Marathon Oil Corp. MRO,
slid 0.96% to $22.58 on Friday, in what turned out to be a poor overall trading session for the stock market, along with the S&P 500 SPX Index,
down 1.51% to 3,585.62 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA,
down 1.71% to 28,725.51. The title drop ended a three-day winning streak. Marathon Oil Corp. closed $10.66 lower than its 52-week high ($33.24), which the company hit on May 31.
The stock posted a mixed performance against some of its competitors on Friday, such as Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM,
fell 1.54% to $87.31 and Chevron Corp. CLC,
fell 0.76% to $143.67. Trading volume (17.0M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 14.1M.