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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
Tesla cuts US prices for 3 of its electric vehicle models after a difficult week
A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
Tesla cuts US prices for 3 of its electric vehicle models after a difficult week
A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
Tesla cuts US prices for 3 of its electric vehicle models after a difficult week
A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis

Marathon Petroleum (MPC) Competitors

$196.38
+1.36 (+0.70%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

MPC vs. PSX, VLO, EQNR, SU, BP, COP, CVX, SLB, EOG, and ENB

Should you be buying Marathon Petroleum stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Marathon Petroleum include Phillips 66 (PSX), Valero Energy (VLO), Equinor ASA (EQNR), Suncor Energy (SU), BP (BP), ConocoPhillips (COP), Chevron (CVX), Schlumberger (SLB), EOG Resources (EOG), and Enbridge (ENB). These companies are all part of the "oils/energy" sector.

Marathon Petroleum vs.

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

Marathon Petroleum received 221 more outperform votes than Phillips 66 when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 73.57% of users gave Marathon Petroleum an outperform vote while only 60.92% of users gave Phillips 66 an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Marathon PetroleumOutperform Votes
1005
73.57%
Underperform Votes
361
26.43%
Phillips 66Outperform Votes
784
60.92%
Underperform Votes
503
39.08%

In the previous week, Phillips 66 had 5 more articles in the media than Marathon Petroleum. MarketBeat recorded 17 mentions for Phillips 66 and 12 mentions for Marathon Petroleum. Marathon Petroleum's average media sentiment score of 0.98 beat Phillips 66's score of 0.55 indicating that Marathon Petroleum is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Marathon Petroleum
8 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Phillips 66
6 Very Positive mention(s)
5 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Marathon Petroleum has a beta of 1.52, suggesting that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Phillips 66 has a beta of 1.37, suggesting that its stock price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.

76.8% of Marathon Petroleum shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.9% of Phillips 66 shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Marathon Petroleum shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Phillips 66 shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Marathon Petroleum pays an annual dividend of $3.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Phillips 66 pays an annual dividend of $4.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Marathon Petroleum pays out 14.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Phillips 66 pays out 27.1% 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 currently has a consensus price target of $193.77, suggesting a potential downside of 1.33%. Phillips 66 has a consensus price target of $158.00, suggesting a potential upside of 2.13%. Given Phillips 66's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Phillips 66 is more favorable than Marathon Petroleum.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Marathon Petroleum
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.71
Phillips 66
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.73

Marathon Petroleum has a net margin of 6.44% compared to Phillips 66's net margin of 4.68%. Marathon Petroleum's return on equity of 30.58% beat Phillips 66's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Marathon Petroleum6.44% 30.58% 11.08%
Phillips 66 4.68%22.10%9.38%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Marathon Petroleum$150.31B0.47$9.68B$23.538.35
Phillips 66$149.89B0.44$7.02B$15.4710.00

Summary

Marathon Petroleum beats Phillips 66 on 13 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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MPC vs. The Competition

MetricMarathon PetroleumPetroleum refining IndustryEnergy SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$70.76B$77.36B$8.60B$17.14B
Dividend Yield1.69%3.32%11.66%3.62%
P/E Ratio8.3517.3116.3424.88
Price / Sales0.471.2532.479.70
Price / Cash5.746.5012.2217.06
Price / Book2.442.713.624.85
Net Income$9.68B$7.06B$1.04B$970.56M
7 Day Performance-5.93%-1.39%-2.56%-1.76%
1 Month Performance-0.69%0.13%2.12%-3.82%
1 Year Performance56.24%12.75%3.94%100.03%

Marathon Petroleum Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PSX
Phillips 66
4.5688 of 5 stars
$157.80
-1.9%
$156.86
-0.6%
+52.8%$67.51B$149.89B10.2014,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
VLO
Valero Energy
3.9738 of 5 stars
$169.00
-1.0%
$172.40
+2.0%
+33.3%$56.19B$144.77B6.839,908Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Positive News
EQNR
Equinor ASA
1.9962 of 5 stars
$27.77
-0.1%
$28.25
+1.7%
-4.4%$86.68B$107.17B7.1023,000
SU
Suncor Energy
4.3484 of 5 stars
$37.59
+1.1%
$52.00
+38.3%
+25.9%$48.39B$37.59B8.0014,906Options Volume
Positive News
BP
BP
3.9886 of 5 stars
$38.63
-1.2%
$43.22
+11.9%
-3.4%$108.78B$213.03B7.5987,800Analyst Report
News Coverage
COP
ConocoPhillips
4.2242 of 5 stars
$129.53
-0.6%
$140.59
+8.5%
+24.7%$152.38B$58.57B14.309,900Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
CVX
Chevron
4.8111 of 5 stars
$156.28
-0.8%
$183.55
+17.4%
-5.8%$290.25B$200.95B13.7645,600Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
SLB
Schlumberger
4.9942 of 5 stars
$51.41
-0.5%
$70.31
+36.8%
-4.1%$73.38B$33.14B17.61111,000Earnings Report
Dividend Increase
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
EOG
EOG Resources
3.8285 of 5 stars
$132.94
+0.4%
$140.90
+6.0%
+12.6%$76.47B$24.19B10.223,050Analyst Report
ENB
Enbridge
2.7948 of 5 stars
$32.97
-2.3%
$55.20
+67.4%
-11.5%$70.09B$32.33B15.7011,500Options Volume

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