NYSE:MPC - Marathon Petroleum Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$78.76 +1.65 (+2.14 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 08:25 AM ET)
Previous Close$77.11
Today's Range$77.18 - $79.22
52-Week Range$49.30 - $83.33
Volume3.35 million shs
Average Volume4.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.78 billion
P/E Ratio20.73
Dividend Yield2.39%
Marathon Petroleum logoMarathon 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, Speedway, and Midstream. It refines crude oil and other feed stocks at its six refineries in the Gulf Coast and Midwest regions of the United States; and purchases refined products and ethanol for resale. Its refined products include gasoline, distillates, propane, feed stocks and special products, heavy fuel oil, and asphalt. It also sells transportation fuels and convenience products in the retail market through Speedway convenience stores; gathers, processes, and transports natural gas; gathers, transports, fractionates, stores, and markets natural gas liquids (NGLs); and transports and stores crude oil and refined products. It markets its refined products to resellers, consumers, independent retailers, wholesale customers, its Marathon brand jobbers and Speedway brand convenience stores, airlines, transportation companies, and utilities. It also exports its refined products. As of December 31, 2017, it owned and operated 18 asphalt terminals and 61 light products terminals; 2,744 convenience stores in 21 states; 289 transport trucks and 296 trailers; 1,999 leased and 19 owned railcars; and owned/leased and operated 1,613 miles of common carrier crude oil and 2,360 miles of common carrier products pipelines, as well as had 5,617 retail outlets in 20 states and the District of Columbia, and interests in 2,194 miles of crude oil and 1,917 miles of products pipelines. It also owns and operates 228 miles of private products pipelines; has ownership interests in 739 miles of common carrier crude oil pipeline and 1,741 miles of products pipelines; and distributes refined products through approximately 130 light products and 2 asphalt third-party terminals. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Findlay, Ohio.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Petroleum refining
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Refining & Marketing


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.92
Current Ratio1.60
Quick Ratio1.04


Trailing P/E Ratio20.73
Forward P/E Ratio15.35
P/E Growth1.27

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$75.37 billion
Price / Sales0.47
Cash Flow$8.6265 per share
Price / Cash9.13
Book Value$42.64 per share
Price / Book1.85


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.80
Net Income$3.43 billion
Net Margins4.89%
Return on Equity12.83%
Return on Assets5.07%


Outstanding Shares451,010,000
Market Cap$34.78 billion

Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Marathon Petroleum's stock symbol?

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

How often does Marathon Petroleum pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Marathon Petroleum?

Marathon Petroleum announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 16th will be given a dividend of $0.46 per share on Monday, September 10th. This represents a $1.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.34%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 15th. View Marathon Petroleum's Dividend History.

How were Marathon Petroleum's earnings last quarter?

Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) posted its earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The oil and gas company reported $2.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.98 by $0.29. The oil and gas company earned $22.45 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $22.14 billion. Marathon Petroleum had a return on equity of 12.83% and a net margin of 4.89%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 22.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.93 EPS. View Marathon Petroleum's Earnings History.

When is Marathon Petroleum's next earnings date?

Marathon Petroleum is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Marathon Petroleum.

What price target have analysts set for MPC?

18 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Marathon Petroleum's stock. Their forecasts range from $63.00 to $102.00. On average, they expect Marathon Petroleum's stock price to reach $85.4375 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Marathon Petroleum.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Marathon Petroleum?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Marathon Petroleum in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Marathon Petroleum.

Are investors shorting Marathon Petroleum?

Marathon Petroleum saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 13th, there was short interest totalling 28,317,507 shares, an increase of 13.2% from the June 29th total of 25,006,375 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,264,562 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.4 days. Currently, 6.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Marathon Petroleum's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Marathon Petroleum's key competitors?

Who are Marathon Petroleum's key executives?

Marathon Petroleum's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Gary R. Heminger, Chairman & CEO (Age 65)
  • Mr. Donald C. Templin, Pres (Age 55)
  • Mr. Timothy T. Griffith, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Mr. C. Michael Palmer, Sr. VP of Supply, Distribution & Planning (Age 64)
  • Mr. Anthony R. Kenney, Pres of Speedway LLC (Age 65)

Has Marathon Petroleum been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about MPC stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Marathon Petroleum earned a news impact score of 0.21 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 45.53 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Marathon Petroleum.

Who are Marathon Petroleum's major shareholders?

Marathon Petroleum's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.07%), Boston Partners (1.65%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.63%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.32%), Morgan Stanley (1.29%) and PointState Capital LP (1.20%). Company insiders that own Marathon Petroleum stock include Anthony R Kenney, C Michael Palmer, Charles E Bunch, Raymond L Brooks, Rodney P Nichols and Thomas M Kelley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Marathon Petroleum.

Which major investors are selling Marathon Petroleum stock?

MPC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Zacks Investment Management, Millennium Management LLC, American International Group Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Putnam Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold Marathon Petroleum company stock in the last year include Anthony R Kenney, C Michael Palmer, Raymond L Brooks, Rodney P Nichols and Thomas M Kelley. View Insider Buying and Selling for Marathon Petroleum.

Which major investors are buying Marathon Petroleum stock?

MPC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PointState Capital LP, Bank of Montreal Can, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Morgan Stanley, Third Point LLC, Luminus Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. View Insider Buying and Selling for Marathon Petroleum.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Marathon Petroleum's stock price today?

One share of MPC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $78.76.

How big of a company is Marathon Petroleum?

Marathon Petroleum has a market capitalization of $34.78 billion and generates $75.37 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $3.43 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.80 on an earnings per share basis. Marathon Petroleum employs 43,800 workers across the globe.

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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Marathon Petroleum (NYSE MPC)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  712 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  452 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,164
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Marathon Petroleum and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MPC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MPC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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