Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC): Price and Financial Metrics

Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC): $96.56

0.80 (+0.84%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where MPC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.58% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MPC is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • MPC's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 33.58% of US stocks).

MPC Stock Summary

  • Marathon Petroleum Corp's market capitalization of $46,991,805,328 is ahead of 94.21% of US-listed equities.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 4.83, Marathon Petroleum Corp P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 5.98% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Marathon Petroleum Corp's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 26.19%, greater than the shareholder yield of 93.67% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Marathon Petroleum Corp are PSX, BLL, MFC, LVS, and TRV.
  • Visit MPC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

MPC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Energy stock, MPC's price/sales ratio is 73.33% lower, now standing at 0.4.
  • MPC's price/earnings ratio has moved down 16.5 over the prior 124 months.
  • Over the past 124 months, MPC's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MPC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MPC 2021-09-03 0.4 1.3 4.8 6.5
MPC 2021-09-02 0.4 1.3 4.8 6.5
MPC 2021-09-01 0.4 1.3 4.8 6.4
MPC 2021-08-31 0.4 1.3 4.9 6.6
MPC 2021-08-30 0.4 1.3 4.9 6.5
MPC 2021-08-27 0.4 1.3 5.0 6.6

MPC Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -20.22%.
  • The year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 87.34%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 184.74%.
MPC's revenue has moved up $14,197,000,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows MPC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 120,930 4,360 9,738
2021-09-30 103,509 2,014 9,249
2021-06-30 88,444 4,483 7,669
2021-03-31 73,815 3,641 -834
2020-12-31 69,032 2,419 -9,826
2020-09-30 88,134 3,500 -9,668

MPC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MPC has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 80.21% of graded US stocks.
  • MPC's asset turnover comes in at 1.165 -- ranking 11th of 136 Petroleum and Natural Gas stocks.
  • RES, VNOM, and AXAS are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MPC.

The table below shows MPC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 1.165 0.082 0.116
2021-06-30 1.010 0.071 0.092
2021-03-31 0.867 0.069 0.003
2020-12-31 0.812 0.048 -0.116
2020-09-30 0.997 0.086 -0.108
2020-06-30 1.108 0.104 -0.079

MPC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MPC, see our MPC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $69.64 Average Broker Recommendation 1.38 (Strong Buy)

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MPC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $96.56 52-week high $98.29
Prev. close $95.76 52-week low $50.19
Day low $94.49 Volume 5,892,800
Day high $97.46 Avg. volume 6,483,372
50-day MA $87.05 Dividend yield 2.4%
200-day MA $71.33 Market Cap 52.24B

Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) Company Bio

In 1887, several small oil companies combined to form The Ohio Oil Company, from which Marathon Petroleum Corp evolved. Marathon is in the oil & gas sector and the company is engaged in refining, marketing, retail, and transportation of petroleum products in the United States. The company operates thirteen oil refineries in twelve states, making it the nation’s largest oil refining system in the United States. Marathon’s refining system has the capacity to process 2.9 million barrels of crude per day. The company also operates the Marathon and Arco retail gas stations, with over 7,100 locations throughout the lower 48 states and Alaska. Michael J. Hennigan serves as President and Chief Executive Officer and the company is headquartered in Finlay, Ohio.

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Latest MPC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Marathon Petroleum Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MPC as an investment opportunity.

Oil companies, union reach deal on U.S. refinery workers pact

HOUSTON (Reuters) -Oil companies led by Marathon Petroleum and the United Steelworkers (USW) agreed to a new national contract on Friday for 30,000 U.S. workers in refineries, chemical plants, and pipelines, the company and the union said. Once the deal is ratified, workers will receive a 12% pay increase over its four-year term, said three sources familiar with the matter. "We’re pleased to have reached a mutually satisfactory four-year pattern labor agreement with the United Steelworkers," Marathon spokesman Jamal Kheiry said.

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MPC Price Returns

1-mo 11.56%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 53.27%
1-year 67.34%
3-year 119.05%
5-year 119.35%
YTD 52.93%
2021 61.00%
2020 -27.39%
2019 6.05%
2018 -8.23%
2017 34.78%

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