Thursday, 13 December, 2018

Trending Stock Alert: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

Nellie Chapman | 07 February, 2018, 04:58

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Reaves W H & Company Inc decreased its stake in Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC) by 20.95% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Carroll Assocs owns 1,885 shares. Stifel Financial Corp lifted its stake in shares of Marathon Oil by 21.8% in the 2nd quarter.

The stock decreased 1.86% or $1.28 during the last trading session, reaching $67.41. The ROIC 5 year average is -0.073223 and the ROIC Quality ratio is 0.159870.

About Marathon Petroleum Corporation MPC is the nation's second-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.9 million barrels per calendar day in its six-refinery system. It has outperformed by 29.50% the S&P500.

Investors of record on Wednesday, February 21st will be paid a $0.05 dividend. Its down 0.14, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. 69 funds opened positions while 250 raised stakes.

Looking ahead at valuations, according to the consensus, the next fiscal year is forecast to bring about 0.26 in total earnings per share. 175 were accumulated by Valley Advisers. To make a proper assessment, investors seek a sound estimate of this year's and next year's earnings per share (EPS), as well as a strong sense of how much the company will earn even farther down the road. Nomura stated it has 56,848 shares. Asset Management One Limited reported 806,972 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. Lord Abbett & Lc has invested 0.03% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC).

Among 19 analysts covering Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold.

Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) has insider ownership of 1.05% and institutional ownership of 80.78%. Strategic Advisors Llc reported 0.1% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). Duncker Streett Communication Inc, a Missouri-based fund reported 730 shares. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) for 2.32M shares.

Since September 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $7.73 million activity. It also increased its holding in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (Call) (NYSE:BABA) by 7.90M shares in the quarter, for a total of 9.00 million shares, and has risen its stake in Hrg Group Inc (NYSE:HRG). 35,604 shares were sold by Kelley Thomas M., worth $2.31 million on Thursday, December 14. FAIRBANK RICHARD D sold 485,202 shares worth $50.99 million. Therefore 63% are positive. Marathon Petroleum Corp had 72 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. PiperJaffray upgraded the stock to "Overweight" rating in Tuesday, July 26 report. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, October 7 by Wells Fargo. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, July 24 by Goldman Sachs. RBC Capital Markets maintained Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) on Thursday, February 4 with "Top Pick" rating. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has risen 14.05% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending.

2/2/2018-Citigroup Reiterated Rating of Buy. (NYSE:CMP) by 1.33M shares to 1.82 million shares, valued at $118.12 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 75,805 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $898,000 after buying an additional 6,511 shares during the period. Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (SPY) was reduced too. Its up 0.14, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It helps investors in determining whether buying, selling or holding on to a stock would be beneficial for them. Tcw Gru Inc Inc reported 46,381 shares. Cibc Mkts reported 1.47 million shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al invested in 772,300 shares or 0.37% of the stock. Sii Investments Wi accumulated 9,018 shares. Zwj Counsel owns 600,487 shares. Carroll Financial Associate Incorporated reported 850 shares. The Connecticut-based Wexford Capital Lp has invested 6.32% in the stock. Whittier Company Of Nevada holds 1,056 shares. First Midwest Bancorporation Division holds 26,707 shares or 0.18% of its portfolio. Jefferies maintained the shares of MRO in report on Thursday, October 19 with "Hold" rating.

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