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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) which is in the industry Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing, gaining 1.11% today. In the last week its performance is 5.38%, and -4.29% for the past quarter. Currently, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC has a target price of 48.27, so today’s gain of 1.11% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.73%.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC), has a market cap of 19779.31, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 80.80%.

At the current price of 37.39, it has a dividend yield of 3.42%, and its target price is 48.27. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 0.9. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has a P/E of 10.25, as well as a forward P/E of 9.61.

With a current EPS of 3.65, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 27.83%,Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 43.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 0.19%.

Performance for the year is -32.92%. Since its IPO date on 6/24/2011, the total performance to date is -26.45%.

Volume today for Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC), is 7445900, while its average volume is 6247.08. Whilst the total gain today was 1.11%, it did have a day high of -5.20%.

Volatility for this week has been at 3.44%, and 4.30% for the month. The 52-week low for Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC has been 30.39%, while the 52-week-high has reached -36.45%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.60%, and its return on assets is *TBA. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of -25.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.88, and has a current ratio of 1.4 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Marathon Petroleum Corporation? Well its PEG is 54.22, and the P/S is 0.29, along with a P/B of 1.53. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 64.22.

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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