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Marathon Petroleum Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.69 (-2.45 %)
(As of 10/28/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $27.50
50-Day Range
MA: $29.98
52-Week Range
Now: $27.50
Volume8.11 million shs
Average Volume8.96 million shs
Market Capitalization$17.89 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield8.23%
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in refining, marketing, retailing, and transporting petroleum products primarily in the United States. It operates through three segments: Refining & Marketing, Retail, and Midstream. The Refining & Marketing segment refines crude oil and other feed stocks at its 16 refineries in the West Coast, Gulf Coast, and Mid-Continent regions of the United States; and purchases refined products and ethanol for resale. Its refined products include transportation fuels, such as reformulated gasolines and blend-grade gasolines; heavy fuel oil; and asphalt. This segment also manufactures aromatics, propane, propylene, and sulfur. It sells refined products wholesale marketing customers domestically and internationally, buyers on the spot market, and independent entrepreneurs who operate primarily Marathon branded outlets. The Retail segment sells transportation fuels and convenience products in the retail market through company-owned and operated convenience stores, primarily under the Speedway brand; and long-term fuel supply contracts with direct dealers who operate locations mainly under the ARCO brand. The Midstream segment transports, stores, distributes, and markets crude oil and refined products through refining logistics assets, pipelines, terminals, towboats and barges; gathers, processes, and transports natural gas; and gathers, transports, fractionates, stores, and markets natural gas liquids. The company also exports its refined products. As of December 31, 2019, it owned, leased, and had ownership interests in approximately 17,200 miles of crude oil and refined product pipelines, as well as owned and operated 3,900 convenience stores; and had 6,900 retail outlets operated by independent entrepreneurs in 35 states of the United States, the District of Columbia, and Mexico. The company was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Findlay, Ohio.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.41 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Petroleum refining
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Refining & Marketing



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$124.88 billion
Cash Flow$10.42 per share
Book Value$64.90 per share


Net Income$2.64 billion


Market Cap$17.89 billion
Next Earnings Date11/2/2020 (Confirmed)
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Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Marathon Petroleum's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Marathon Petroleum's stock was trading at $31.36 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MPC shares have decreased by 12.3% and is now trading at $27.50.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Marathon Petroleum?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Marathon Petroleum in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Marathon Petroleum's next earnings date?

Marathon Petroleum is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 2nd 2020.
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How can I listen to Marathon Petroleum's earnings call?

Marathon Petroleum will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, November 2nd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Marathon Petroleum's earnings last quarter?

Marathon Petroleum Co. (NYSE:MPC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August, 3rd. The oil and gas company reported ($1.33) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($1.86) by $0.53. The oil and gas company had revenue of $15.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $17.49 billion. Marathon Petroleum had a positive return on equity of 3.04% and a negative net margin of 7.55%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 54.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.73 EPS.
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How often does Marathon Petroleum pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Marathon Petroleum?

Marathon Petroleum declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 28th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.58 per share on Thursday, December 10th. This represents a $2.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.44%.
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What price target have analysts set for MPC?

15 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Marathon Petroleum's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $56.00. On average, they anticipate Marathon Petroleum's share price to reach $41.85 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 52.2% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Marathon Petroleum?

Marathon Petroleum saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 30,310,000 shares, an increase of 22.8% from the September 30th total of 24,690,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,320,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.1 days. Approximately 4.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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Who are some of Marathon Petroleum's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Marathon Petroleum own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Marathon Petroleum investors own include AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Bank of America (BAC), Valero Energy (VLO), General Electric (GE), Pfizer (PFE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Chevron (CVX) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

Who are Marathon Petroleum's key executives?

Marathon Petroleum's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael J. Hennigan, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61, Pay $4.31M)
  • Mr. Donald C. Templin, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57, Pay $4.32M)
  • Mr. Timothy T. Griffith, Pres of Speedway LLC (Age 51, Pay $3.58M)
  • Mr. John J. Quaid, Sr. VP, Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Timothy J. Harris, VP & Chief Technology Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Donald W. Wehrly, Chief Information Officer & VP (Age 61)
  • Ms. Kristina Anna Kazarian, VP of Investor Relations (Age 37)
  • Ms. Molly R. Benson, VP, Chief Securities, Governance & Compliance Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 53)
  • Ms. Suzanne Gagle, Gen. Counsel (Age 54)
  • Mr. Hamish Banks, VP of Communications

What is Marathon Petroleum's stock symbol?

Marathon Petroleum trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MPC."

Who are Marathon Petroleum's major shareholders?

Marathon Petroleum's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include LSV Asset Management (0.74%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.16%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.13%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.10%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.10%) and GW Henssler & Associates Ltd. (0.08%). Company insiders that own Marathon Petroleum stock include Donald C Templin, Gary R Heminger, James E Rohr and Steven A Davis.
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Which institutional investors are selling Marathon Petroleum stock?

MPC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DAVENPORT & Co LLC, LSV Asset Management, Scout Investments Inc., Calamos Advisors LLC, Ziegler Capital Management LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Adams Natural Resources Fund Inc., and CX Institutional.
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Which institutional investors are buying Marathon Petroleum stock?

MPC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Greatmark Investment Partners Inc., State of Michigan Retirement System, Clear Street Markets LLC, Sanders Morris Harris LLC, and Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Marathon Petroleum stock in the last two years include Donald C Templin, James E Rohr, and Steven A Davis.
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How do I buy shares of Marathon Petroleum?

Shares of MPC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Marathon Petroleum's stock price today?

One share of MPC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.50.

How big of a company is Marathon Petroleum?

Marathon Petroleum has a market capitalization of $17.89 billion and generates $124.88 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $2.64 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.94 on an earnings per share basis. Marathon Petroleum employs 60,910 workers across the globe.

What is Marathon Petroleum's official website?

The official website for Marathon Petroleum is www.marathonpetroleum.com.

How can I contact Marathon Petroleum?

Marathon Petroleum's mailing address is 539 SOUTH MAIN STREET, FINDLAY OH, 45840. The oil and gas company can be reached via phone at 419-422-2121 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 10/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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