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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 1.68% today. In the last week its performance is 3.69%, and 14.12% for the past quarter. Currently, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC has a target price of 49.15, so today’s gain of 1.68% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.70%.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC), has a market cap of 22773.69, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 82.30%.

At the current price of 42.47, it has a dividend yield of 3.39%, and its target price is 49.15. 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 11.75, as well as a forward P/E of 12.36.

With a current EPS of 3.62, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 43.09%,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 -11.47%. Since its IPO date on 6/24/2011, the total performance to date is -15.74%.

Volume today for Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC), is 3795800, while its average volume is 5455.78. Whilst the total gain today was 1.68%, it did have a day high of -4.69%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.33%, and 3.30% for the month. The 52-week low for Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC has been 49.39%, while the 52-week-high has reached -27.18%.

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 0.36, along with a P/B of 1.66. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.98.

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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