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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 0.28% today. In the last week its performance is 0.96%, and 17.86% for the past quarter. Currently, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC has a target price of 48.53, so today’s gain of 0.28% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.05%.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC), has a market cap of 22563.65, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 82.40%.

At the current price of 43.09, it has a dividend yield of 3.34%, and its target price is 48.53. This is with a profit margin of 3.00%, and total debt/equity of 0.82. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has a P/E of 11.92, as well as a forward P/E of 12.65.

With a current EPS of 3.62, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 46.22%,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 -4.55%.

Performance for the year is -6.57%. Since its IPO date on 6/24/2011, the total performance to date is -14.50%.

Volume today for Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC), is 4285400, while its average volume is 6039.5. Whilst the total gain today was 0.28%, it did have a day high of -0.12%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.17%, and 2.29% for the month. The 52-week low for Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC has been 51.58%, while the 52-week-high has reached -26.12%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.60%, and its return on assets is 4.90%. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has an operating margin of 5.10%. With a sales growth of -55.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.82, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 0.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Marathon Petroleum Corporation? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 0.35, along with a P/B of 1.69. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.86.

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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