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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 0.52% today. In the last week its performance is 2.24%, and 0.99% for the past quarter. Currently, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC has a target price of 48.13, so today’s gain of 0.52% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.71%.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC), has a market cap of 19308.5, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 80.80%.

At the current price of 36.69, it has a dividend yield of 3.51%, and its target price is 48.13. 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, as well as a forward P/E of 9.22.

With a current EPS of 3.65, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 30.01%,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 -32.20%. Since its IPO date on 6/24/2011, the total performance to date is -28.21%.

Volume today for Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC), is 3241971, while its average volume is 6175.86. Whilst the total gain today was 0.52%, it did have a day high of -14.42%.

Volatility for this week has been at 5.11%, and 4.49% for the month. The 52-week low for Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPC has been 27.95%, while the 52-week-high has reached -37.64%.

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 52.92, and the P/S is 0.28, along with a P/B of 1.5. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 62.69.

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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