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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) which is in the industry Oil & Gas Pipelines, gaining 3.48% today. In the last week its performance is -3.13%, and 15.03% for the past quarter. Currently, MPLX LP, MPLX has a target price of 37.25, so today’s gain of 3.48% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.28%.

MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX), has a market cap of 11204.41, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 71.20%.

At the current price of 32.7, it has a dividend yield of 6.39%, and its target price is 37.25. This is with a profit margin of -3.50%, and total debt/equity of 0. MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) has a P/E of 65.15, as well as a forward P/E of 25.8.

With a current EPS of 0.49, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 24.11%,MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -1.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 27.02%.

Performance for the year is -50.90%. Since its IPO date on 10/26/2012, the total performance to date is -17.00%.

Volume today for MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX), is 219190, while its average volume is 1149.11. Whilst the total gain today was 3.48%, it did have a day high of -6.36%.

Volatility for this week has been at 3.44%, and 3.55% for the month. The 52-week low for MPLX LP, MPLX has been 103.31%, while the 52-week-high has reached -50.68%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 1.40%, and its return on assets is -0.50%. MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) has an operating margin of 15.50%. With a sales growth of 203.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that MPLX LP, MPLX is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.51, and has a current ratio of 0.4 and 0.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of MPLX LP? Well its PEG is 2.41, and the P/S is 9.54, along with a P/B of 1.04. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 2801.1.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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