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

Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC): $126.25

2.59 (+2.09%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where MPC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.23% of US stocks.
  • MPC's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 178 days.
  • MPC's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 32.99% of US stocks).

MPC Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $55,096,330,520, MARATHON PETROLEUM CORP has a greater market value than 96.15% of US stocks.
  • MARATHON PETROLEUM CORP's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 93.67% of US listed stocks.
  • MPC's current price/earnings ratio is 3.8, which is higher than only 7.19% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MPC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are WM, PSX, RSG, TRV, and WCN.
  • Visit MPC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

MPC Valuation Summary

  • MPC's price/sales ratio is 0.3; this is 80% lower than that of the median Energy stock.
  • Over the past 143 months, MPC's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MPC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MPC 2023-03-17 0.3 2.0 3.8 3.7
MPC 2023-03-16 0.3 2.0 3.8 3.8
MPC 2023-03-15 0.3 2.0 3.8 3.7
MPC 2023-03-14 0.3 2.1 3.9 3.8
MPC 2023-03-13 0.3 2.0 3.8 3.7
MPC 2023-03-10 0.3 2.1 3.9 3.8

MPC Growth Metrics

    The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 715.05%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 264.26%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -39.48%.
MPC's revenue has moved up $50,654,000,000 over the prior 33 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
2022-09-30 175,467 15,653 11,969
2022-06-30 160,843 11,991 8,186
2022-03-31 136,432 6,419 10,825
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

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 $126.25 52-week high $136.46
Prev. close $123.66 52-week low $77.62
Day low $123.46 Volume 4,830,700
Day high $127.30 Avg. volume 3,978,638
50-day MA $125.02 Dividend yield 2.4%
200-day MA $108.51 Market Cap 55.76B

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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MPC Price Returns

1-mo 3.06%
3-mo 10.86%
6-mo 33.14%
1-year 61.72%
3-year 649.35%
5-year 108.06%
YTD 9.11%
2022 86.62%
2021 61.00%
2020 -27.38%
2019 6.05%
2018 -8.23%

MPC Dividends

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