Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC): Price and Financial Metrics

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

Today's Latest Price: $29.50 USD

0.67 (2.32%)

Updated Oct 30 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 97 in Energy - Oil & Gas

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MPC Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Marathon Petroleum Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 8.51% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.18, Marathon Petroleum Corp has a higher such ratio than just 6.16% of stocks in our set.
  • Over the past twelve months, MPC has reported earnings growth of -242.46%, putting it ahead of only 7.77% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MPC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are PSX, TEF, HAL, BKR, and RCI.
  • MPC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Marathon Petroleum Corp's official web site, go to

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MPC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $29.50 52-week high $68.73
Prev. close $28.83 52-week low $15.26
Day low $28.16 Volume 8,784,816
Day high $29.53 Avg. volume 8,950,930
50-day MA $31.09 Dividend yield 8.05%
200-day MA $35.61 Market Cap 19.20B

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Company Bio

Marathon Petroleum engages in refining, marketing, retailing, and transporting petroleum products primarily in the United States. It operates through three segments: Refining & Marketing, Speedway, and Pipeline Transportation. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Findlay, Ohio.

MPC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$29.50$0.24 -99%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Marathon Petroleum Corp. To summarize, we found that Marathon Petroleum Corp ranked in the 3th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Marathon Petroleum Corp ended up being:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Marathon Petroleum Corp over the past 5.44 years is -0.28%; that's better than only 11.25% of cash flow producing equities in the Energy sector, where it is classified.
  • 34% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than only 16.02% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Marathon Petroleum Corp's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -5.64. This coverage rate is greater than that of merely 11.22% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

EPSN, SNP, CLR, CVI, and EPM can be thought of as valuation peers to MPC, in the sense that they are in the Energy sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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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.

US oil refiner Marathon Petroleum cuts 12% of staff because of COVID-19

Marathon Petroleum Corp, the top US oil refiner, is cutting 12 per cent of its workforce amid continued declines in fuel consumption due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it said on Wednesday.

Channel NewsAsia | September 30, 2020

Top US oil refiner Marathon Petroleum to lay off 12per cent of workforce

REUTERS: Marathon Petroleum Corp , the largest U.S. oil refiner, said it would lay off about 2,050 employees, or 12per cent of its workforce, at …

Channel NewsAsia | September 30, 2020

Exclusive: Marathon Petroleum cutting at least 6% of refinery staff at nine U.S. plants | September 30, 2020

Marathon Petroleum begins widespread job cuts - Reuters

Marathon Petroleum (MPC) has started cutting employees at its U.S. operations, Reuters reports, amid weaker global demand for motor fuels due to the pandemic.About 60 salaried staff were let go by midday at Marathon's Galveston Bay refinery in Texas, and the operation may lose as many as 100 workers this...

Seeking Alpha | September 29, 2020

Marathon Petroleum, top U.S. refiner, begins widespread job cuts

Marathon Petroleum Corp , the largest U.S. oil refiner, began cutting jobs on Tuesday across the company, according to people familiar with the matter, as the COVID-19 pandemic sapped demand for motor fuels.

Reuters | September 29, 2020

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MPC Price Returns

1-mo 0.55%
3-mo -21.60%
6-mo 4.15%
1-year -51.50%
3-year -44.77%
5-year -32.09%
YTD -48.94%
2019 6.05%
2018 -8.23%
2017 34.78%
2016 0.72%
2015 17.37%

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