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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC

Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in USA, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC  has a market cap of 19255.6. Since its IPO date on the 6/24/2011, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC performance year to date is -28.40%. Today Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC has gained 2.59%, with a current price of 36.4.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 80.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at *TBA, with return on investment at 12.60%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.88. While Total debt/equity is 0.9. With a profit margin of *TBA, this is combined with a gross margin of 11.10%, and operating margin of *TBA. Marathon Petroleum Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.4, while the quick ratio is 0.6.

For the last year Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC has seen a EPS growth of 19.70%. A performance for the year of -29.65%. The 52-week high is -38.13%, and the 52-week low is 26.94%. The average volume for Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC is 5719230.

With a target price of 48.13, can Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC. Marathon Petroleum Corporation has a P/E of 9.98 and a forward P/E of 9.19. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 52.78. Marathon Petroleum Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.28 and 1.49 respectively. For P/cash, Marathon Petroleum Corporation has a value of 62.52, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 36.4, Marathon Petroleum Corporation has a dividend yield of 3.52%. We see a return on equity of *TBA.

Looking more long-term Marathon Petroleum Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 0.19%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 30.01% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 19.70% for this year and for the last five years a 43.20% growth has been seen.

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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