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29. Marathon Oil
Marathon Oil
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Rank: 29 (Previous rank: 41)
CEO: Clarence P. Cazalot Jr.
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Marathon took a big step to help it benefit from the high oil prices -- it finally split into two independent companies. Oil exploration and production assets are now in Marathon Oil Corp., while its downstream assets, such as petroleum products, went to Marathon Petroleum Corp. Marathon had considered the strategy earlier but couldn't implement it during the financial crisis.

Wall Street likes the move: Immediately following the announcement, Marathon shares spiked, and prices have continued to climb since. --S.D.

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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2009
Revenues 68,413.0 38.5
Profits 2,568.0 75.5
Assets 50,014.0
Stockholders' equity 23,771.0
Market value (3/25/2011) 36,721.5
Profits as % of  
Revenues 3.8
Assets 5.1
Stockholders' equity 10.8
Earnings per share  
2010 $ 3.61
% change from 2009 75.2
2000-2010 annual growth rate % 17.9
Total return to investors %
2010 22.2
2000-2010 annual rate 13.4
Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 Exxon Mobil 2 354,674.0
2 Chevron 3 196,337.0
3 ConocoPhillips 4 184,966.0
4 Valero Energy 24 86,034.0
5 Marathon Oil 29 68,413.0
6 Sunoco 68 35,453.0
7 Hess 74 34,613.0
8 Murphy Oil 113 23,345.1
9 Tesoro 128 20,253.0
10 Holly 289 8,322.9
11 Western Refining 298 7,965.1
12 Frontier Oil 389 5,884.9
Issue date: May 23, 2011
Revenues: Excise taxes have been deducted.
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5555 San Felipe Rd.
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