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NYSE:MPCMarathon Petroleum Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.94 (+2.63 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $36.67
50-Day Range
MA: $37.09
52-Week Range
Now: $36.67
Volume5.47 million shs
Average Volume8.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$23.86 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.33%
Marathon Petroleum Corp. is an independent petroleum product refiners, marketers and transporters in the United States. The company operates through the following segments: Refining & Marketing; Retail; and Midstream. The Refining & Marketing segment refines crude oil and other feedstocks at its refineries in the Gulf Coast and Midwest regions of the United States, purchases ethanol and refined products for resale and distributes refined products through various means, including barges, terminals and trucks that the company owns or operates. The Retail sells transportation fuels and convenience products in the retail market across the United States 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 transports, stores, distributes and markets crude oil and refined products principally for the Refining & Marketing segment via refining logistics assets, pipelines, terminals, towboats and barges; gathers, processes and transports natural gas; and gathers, transports, fractionates, stores and markets NGLs. Marathon Petroleum was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Findlay, OH.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.20 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$10.69 per share
Book Value$47.41 per share


Net Income$2.64 billion


Market Cap$23.86 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
+0.94 (+2.63 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Marathon Petroleum's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (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 increased by 16.9% and is now trading at $36.67.
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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 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Marathon Petroleum's next earnings date?

Marathon Petroleum is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 29th 2020.
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How were Marathon Petroleum's earnings last quarter?

Marathon Petroleum Corp (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 Zacks' 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 negative net margin of 7.55% and a positive return on equity of 3.04%. Marathon Petroleum's revenue for the quarter was down 54.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $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, July 29th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.58 per share on Thursday, September 10th. This represents a $2.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.33%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 18th.
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What price target have analysts set for MPC?

15 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Marathon Petroleum's shares. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $66.00. On average, they anticipate Marathon Petroleum's share price to reach $45.54 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.2% from the stock's current price.
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Has Marathon Petroleum been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about MPC stock have been trending extremely negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Marathon Petroleum earned a media sentiment score of -4.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting Marathon Petroleum?

Marathon Petroleum saw a drop in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 25,650,000 shares, a drop of 5.2% from the June 15th total of 27,070,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 10,950,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Currently, 4.0% of the company's shares 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), Bank of America (BAC), Intel (INTC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), General Electric (GE), Valero Energy (VLO), Chevron (CVX), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are Marathon Petroleum's key executives?

Marathon Petroleum's management team includes the following people:
  • Gary R. Heminger, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Glenn M. Plumby, Chief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Timothy T. Griffith, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Donald W. Wehrly, Chief Information Officer & Vice President
  • Molly R. Benson, Secretary, Chief Governance & Compliance Officer

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 investors include LSV Asset Management (0.83%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.68%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.45%), Swiss National Bank (0.39%), US Bancorp DE (0.38%) and DAVENPORT & Co LLC (0.34%). 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 major investors are selling Marathon Petroleum stock?

MPC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Calamos Advisors LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, TCW Group Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Bourgeon Capital Management LLC, and BI Asset Management Fondsmaeglerselskab A S.
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Which major investors are buying Marathon Petroleum stock?

MPC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, Principal Financial Group Inc., US Bancorp DE, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Rafferty Asset Management LLC, and OLD National Bancorp IN. 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 $36.67.

How big of a company is Marathon Petroleum?

Marathon Petroleum has a market capitalization of $23.86 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 8/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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