Analyst Research and Ratings: Intel Corporation (INTC), Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

They presently have a $37.00 price objective on the chip maker's stock.

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role.

Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut Intel from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 16th. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Intel in a report on Friday, February 10th.

Shares of Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) opened at 35.18 on Wednesday. The company's 50-day moving average price is $36.29 and its 200 day moving average price is $36.16. The stock has a market cap of $166.33 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.59 and a beta of 1.03.

Intel Co. has a 12 month low of $29.50 and a 12 month high of $38.45.

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, January 26th. The company reported the earnings of $0.79/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.75/share.

Betsy Van Hees, analyst at Loop Capital Markets, said Intel had very little presence in the automotive market, "so this is a tremendous opportunity for them to get into a market that has significant growth opportunities". Canaccord concedes Intel shares generate a strong yield and remain affordable, but it believes shares could remain range bound as margins stagnate and until investors see proof that new investments in 10/7nm, IoT, memory and now automotive are capable of generating strong returns within a reasonable time horizon.

"Tech firms are hunting for ever more data". For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown -22.4%, while the company's earnings per share has grown -25.3%.

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) kept active in technical ratio analysis, on current situation shares price inched up 0.06% to $35.18. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 7th were issued a dividend of $0.26 per share. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.96%.

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A total of 34 brokerages have issued a ratings update on the stock.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Edmond DE Rothschild Monaco purchased a new position in shares of Intel during the third quarter valued at $113,000. For trailing twelve months, EPS value for the stock is $-1.57. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Intel by 5.7% in the second quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 14,453,797 shares of the chip maker's stock worth $545,631,000 after buying an additional 81,682 shares during the last quarter. Day & Ennis LLC increased its stake in Intel by 0.4% in the second quarter.

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