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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 2.14% today. In the last week its performance is -4.00%, and 4.26% for the past quarter. Currently, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC has a target price of 49.09, so today’s gain of 2.14% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.93%.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC), has a market cap of 21431.52, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 82.40%.

At the current price of 40.59, it has a dividend yield of 3.55%, and its target price is 49.09. 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 11.23, as well as a forward P/E of 11.85.

With a current EPS of 3.62, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 42.85%,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 -12.37%. Since its IPO date on 6/24/2011, the total performance to date is -19.47%.

Volume today for Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC), is 7628100, while its average volume is 5752.37. Whilst the total gain today was 2.14%, it did have a day high of -8.91%.

Volatility for this week has been at 4.27%, and 3.29% for the month. The 52-week low for Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC has been 42.78%, while the 52-week-high has reached -30.41%.

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 0.33, along with a P/B of 1.59. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.22.

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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