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$56.69
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$55.00
Now: $56.69
$56.74
50-Day Range
$43.16
MA: $47.49
$56.65
52-Week Range
$15.26
Now: $56.69
$56.99
Volume207,272 shs
Average Volume6.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$36.89 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.25%
Beta2.24

Competitors

Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) Vs. PSX, VLO, HFC, AMRS, REGI, and CLNE

Should you be buying MPC stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "oil & gas refining & marketing" are considered alternatives and competitors to Marathon Petroleum, including Phillips 66 (PSX), Valero Energy (VLO), HollyFrontier (HFC), Amyris (AMRS), Renewable Energy Group (REGI), and Clean Energy Fuels (CLNE).

Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) and Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Marathon Petroleum and Phillips 66's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Marathon Petroleum-11.11%-1.81%-0.68%
Phillips 66-3.45%3.38%1.47%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Marathon Petroleum and Phillips 66, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Marathon Petroleum141202.65
Phillips 66031502.83

Marathon Petroleum currently has a consensus price target of $47.80, suggesting a potential downside of 15.02%. Phillips 66 has a consensus price target of $73.2353, suggesting a potential downside of 14.12%. Given Phillips 66's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Phillips 66 is more favorable than Marathon Petroleum.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

73.7% of Marathon Petroleum shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.6% of Phillips 66 shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of Marathon Petroleum shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Phillips 66 shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Marathon Petroleum pays an annual dividend of $2.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Phillips 66 pays an annual dividend of $3.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. Marathon Petroleum pays out 47.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Phillips 66 pays out 44.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Marathon Petroleum has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Phillips 66 has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Phillips 66 is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Marathon Petroleum and Phillips 66's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Marathon Petroleum$124.88 billion0.29$2.64 billion$4.9411.40
Phillips 66$109.56 billion0.34$3.08 billion$8.0510.59

Phillips 66 has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Marathon Petroleum. Phillips 66 is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Marathon Petroleum, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Marathon Petroleum has a beta of 2.24, suggesting that its stock price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Phillips 66 has a beta of 1.67, suggesting that its stock price is 67% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Phillips 66 beats Marathon Petroleum on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) and Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Dividends

Marathon Petroleum pays an annual dividend of $2.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Valero Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.0%. Marathon Petroleum pays out 47.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Valero Energy pays out 68.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Marathon Petroleum has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Valero Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Marathon Petroleum and Valero Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Marathon Petroleum-11.11%-1.81%-0.68%
Valero EnergyN/A0.18%0.07%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Marathon Petroleum and Valero Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Marathon Petroleum141202.65
Valero Energy121302.75

Marathon Petroleum currently has a consensus price target of $47.80, suggesting a potential downside of 15.02%. Valero Energy has a consensus price target of $69.8571, suggesting a potential downside of 11.09%. Given Valero Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Valero Energy is more favorable than Marathon Petroleum.

Risk and Volatility

Marathon Petroleum has a beta of 2.24, suggesting that its stock price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Valero Energy has a beta of 2.14, suggesting that its stock price is 114% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

73.7% of Marathon Petroleum shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.6% of Valero Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of Marathon Petroleum shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Valero Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Marathon Petroleum and Valero Energy's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Marathon Petroleum$124.88 billion0.29$2.64 billion$4.9411.40
Valero Energy$108.32 billion0.30$2.42 billion$5.7013.82

Marathon Petroleum has higher revenue and earnings than Valero Energy. Marathon Petroleum is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Valero Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Valero Energy beats Marathon Petroleum on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) and HollyFrontier (NYSE:HFC) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Dividends

Marathon Petroleum pays an annual dividend of $2.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. HollyFrontier pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Marathon Petroleum pays out 47.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. HollyFrontier pays out 28.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Marathon Petroleum has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and HollyFrontier has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Marathon Petroleum and HollyFrontier's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Marathon Petroleum-11.11%-1.81%-0.68%
HollyFrontier-3.34%0.93%0.49%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Marathon Petroleum and HollyFrontier, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Marathon Petroleum141202.65
HollyFrontier26602.29

Marathon Petroleum currently has a consensus target price of $47.80, suggesting a potential downside of 15.02%. HollyFrontier has a consensus target price of $32.75, suggesting a potential downside of 14.04%. Given HollyFrontier's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe HollyFrontier is more favorable than Marathon Petroleum.

Volatility and Risk

Marathon Petroleum has a beta of 2.24, indicating that its stock price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HollyFrontier has a beta of 1.83, indicating that its stock price is 83% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

73.7% of Marathon Petroleum shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.4% of HollyFrontier shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of Marathon Petroleum shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of HollyFrontier shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Marathon Petroleum and HollyFrontier's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Marathon Petroleum$124.88 billion0.29$2.64 billion$4.9411.40
HollyFrontier$17.49 billion0.35$772.39 million$4.907.78

Marathon Petroleum has higher revenue and earnings than HollyFrontier. HollyFrontier is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Marathon Petroleum, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Marathon Petroleum beats HollyFrontier on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) and Amyris (NASDAQ:AMRS) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Marathon Petroleum and Amyris' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Marathon Petroleum-11.11%-1.81%-0.68%
Amyris-223.41%N/A-149.25%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Marathon Petroleum and Amyris, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Marathon Petroleum141202.65
Amyris00503.00

Marathon Petroleum currently has a consensus target price of $47.80, suggesting a potential downside of 15.02%. Amyris has a consensus target price of $10.3375, suggesting a potential downside of 33.52%. Given Marathon Petroleum's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Marathon Petroleum is more favorable than Amyris.

Volatility and Risk

Marathon Petroleum has a beta of 2.24, suggesting that its share price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Amyris has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

73.7% of Marathon Petroleum shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.5% of Amyris shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of Marathon Petroleum shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 39.7% of Amyris shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Marathon Petroleum and Amyris' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Marathon Petroleum$124.88 billion0.29$2.64 billion$4.9411.40
Amyris$152.56 million24.38$-242,770,000.00($2.72)-5.72

Marathon Petroleum has higher revenue and earnings than Amyris. Amyris is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Marathon Petroleum, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Marathon Petroleum beats Amyris on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) and Renewable Energy Group (NASDAQ:REGI) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Marathon Petroleum and Renewable Energy Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Marathon Petroleum-11.11%-1.81%-0.68%
Renewable Energy Group22.72%13.11%9.25%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Marathon Petroleum and Renewable Energy Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Marathon Petroleum141202.65
Renewable Energy Group01702.88

Marathon Petroleum currently has a consensus target price of $47.80, suggesting a potential downside of 15.02%. Renewable Energy Group has a consensus target price of $87.3333, suggesting a potential upside of 1.59%. Given Renewable Energy Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Renewable Energy Group is more favorable than Marathon Petroleum.

Volatility and Risk

Marathon Petroleum has a beta of 2.24, suggesting that its share price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Renewable Energy Group has a beta of 1.19, suggesting that its share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

73.7% of Marathon Petroleum shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.2% of Renewable Energy Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of Marathon Petroleum shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of Renewable Energy Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Marathon Petroleum and Renewable Energy Group's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Marathon Petroleum$124.88 billion0.29$2.64 billion$4.9411.40
Renewable Energy Group$2.64 billion1.28$389.73 million$3.7522.93

Marathon Petroleum has higher revenue and earnings than Renewable Energy Group. Marathon Petroleum is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Renewable Energy Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Renewable Energy Group beats Marathon Petroleum on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) and Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ:CLNE) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Marathon Petroleum and Clean Energy Fuels' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Marathon Petroleum-11.11%-1.81%-0.68%
Clean Energy Fuels10.04%6.34%4.70%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Marathon Petroleum and Clean Energy Fuels, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Marathon Petroleum141202.65
Clean Energy Fuels01302.75

Marathon Petroleum currently has a consensus target price of $47.80, suggesting a potential downside of 15.02%. Clean Energy Fuels has a consensus target price of $18.6667, suggesting a potential upside of 35.27%. Given Clean Energy Fuels' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Clean Energy Fuels is more favorable than Marathon Petroleum.

Volatility and Risk

Marathon Petroleum has a beta of 2.24, suggesting that its share price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Clean Energy Fuels has a beta of 2.02, suggesting that its share price is 102% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

73.7% of Marathon Petroleum shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 30.3% of Clean Energy Fuels shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of Marathon Petroleum shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.9% of Clean Energy Fuels shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Marathon Petroleum and Clean Energy Fuels' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Marathon Petroleum$124.88 billion0.29$2.64 billion$4.9411.40
Clean Energy Fuels$344.07 million7.95$20.42 million$0.10138.00

Marathon Petroleum has higher revenue and earnings than Clean Energy Fuels. Marathon Petroleum is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Clean Energy Fuels, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Clean Energy Fuels beats Marathon Petroleum on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Marathon Petroleum Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Phillips 66 logo
PSX
Phillips 66
1.7$85.25+2.6%$36.29 billion$109.56 billion-13.82Analyst Report
Gap Down
Valero Energy logo
VLO
Valero Energy
2.0$78.78+2.3%$31.39 billion$108.32 billion-2,625.12Analyst Report
HollyFrontier logo
HFC
HollyFrontier
1.5$38.10+0.6%$6.14 billion$17.49 billion-14.60Earnings Announcement
Ex-Dividend
Analyst Report
Gap Down
Amyris logo
AMRS
Amyris
1.1$15.55+11.3%$3.30 billion$152.56 million-6.97Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Gap Down
Renewable Energy Group logo
REGI
Renewable Energy Group
1.8$85.97+9.5%$3.06 billion$2.64 billion6.21Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
Clean Energy Fuels logo
CLNE
Clean Energy Fuels
1.2$13.80+5.5%$2.59 billion$344.07 million81.18Gap Down
CVR Energy logo
CVI
CVR Energy
1.0$22.03+0.2%$2.22 billion$6.36 billion-15.30Gap Down
World Fuel Services logo
INT
World Fuel Services
2.1$32.32+3.8%$1.97 billion$36.82 billion12.34Earnings Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Delek US logo
DK
Delek US
1.3$24.46+0.4%$1.81 billion$9.30 billion-6.34Earnings Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
PBF Energy logo
PBF
PBF Energy
1.5$14.75+3.7%$1.71 billion$24.51 billion-1.69Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Gap Down
Gevo logo
GEVO
Gevo
1.3$10.14+4.2%$1.50 billion$24.49 million-6.22Gap Down
Green Plains logo
GPRE
Green Plains
1.2$25.59+1.1%$902.68 million$2.42 billion-9.01Gap Down
REX American Resources logo
REX
REX American Resources
0.9$98.00+4.0%$563.67 million$418.03 million150.77Gap Down
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