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

Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC): $54.38

-1.56 (-2.79%)

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  • Growth is the dimension where MPC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.57% of US stocks.
  • MPC's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • MPC ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 32nd percentile.

MPC Stock Summary

  • Marathon Petroleum Corp's market capitalization of $36,078,480,668 is ahead of 92.58% of US-listed equities.
  • MPC's price/sales ratio is 0.49; that's higher than the P/S ratio of only 9.02% of US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Marathon Petroleum Corp comes in at -38.63%, a number that bests merely 9.74% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Marathon Petroleum Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be LYB, KMI, ES, LVS, and ET.
  • MPC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Marathon Petroleum Corp's official web site, go to

MPC Valuation Summary

  • MPC's price/sales ratio is 0.5; this is 66.67% lower than that of the median Energy stock.
  • Over the past 123 months, MPC's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.3.
  • MPC's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.3 over the prior 123 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MPC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MPC 2020-09-10 0.2 0.8 -2.6 -7.2
MPC 2020-05-26 0.2 1.0 -3.6 -9.0
MPC 2019-03-27 0.4 1.2 15.1 14.3
MPC 2017-10-17 0.4 2.3 32.3 20.2
MPC 2016-07-21 0.3 1.5 10.0 9.2
MPC 2015-07-23 0.3 2.7 9.5 6.9

MPC Growth Metrics

  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 37.27%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -435.88%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 52.4%.
Over the past 49 months, MPC's revenue has gone up $6,888,000,000.

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
2021-03-31 73,815 3,641 -834
2020-12-31 69,032 2,419 -9,826
2020-09-30 88,134 3,500 -9,668
2020-06-30 101,788 4,966 -7,687
2020-03-31 120,278 7,050 -6,590
2019-12-31 124,813 9,441 2,637

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 $70.54 Average Broker Recommendation 1.43 (Moderate Buy)

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MPC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $54.38 52-week high $64.84
Prev. close $55.94 52-week low $26.56
Day low $54.19 Volume 6,117,900
Day high $55.92 Avg. volume 6,459,604
50-day MA $59.03 Dividend yield 4.2%
200-day MA $50.27 Market Cap 35.49B

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.

MPC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$54.38$10.17 -83%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for MPC, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Marathon Petroleum Corp ranked in the 18th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Marathon Petroleum Corp, consider:

  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than 90.09% of its sector Energy.
  • Marathon Petroleum Corp's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than only 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • Marathon Petroleum Corp's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at 0.23. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 24.35% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

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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.

Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of US$0.58

Marathon Petroleum Corporation's ( NYSE:MPC ) investors are due to receive a payment of US$0.58 per share on 10th of...

Yahoo | August 1, 2021

Marathon Petroleum (MPC) to Post Q2 Earnings: What's in Store?

Marathon Petroleum's (MPC) midstream unit is likely to have benefited from stable, fee-based revenues, contained operating expenses and a contribution from organic growth projects in Q2.

Yahoo | July 30, 2021

Marathon Petroleum Corp. Announces Quarterly Dividend

The board of directors of Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) has declared a dividend of $0.58 per share on common stock. The dividend is payable Sept. 10, 2021, to shareholders of record as of the close of business Aug. 18, 2021.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

Marathon Petroleum (MPC) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?

Marathon Petroleum (MPC) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

Can MPLX Support Its Dividend?

Any time a company's dividend yield approaches double digits, investors should proceed with caution. Companies need to produce more than enough free cash flow to cover their dividend. This level marked an improvement from the prior-year period when MPLX produced $1.08 billion of distributable cash flow, covering its payout by 1.44 times.

Yahoo | July 27, 2021

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MPC Price Returns

1-mo -7.78%
3-mo -8.50%
6-mo 16.55%
1-year 57.00%
3-year -22.57%
5-year 56.26%
YTD 34.27%
2020 -27.38%
2019 6.05%
2018 -8.23%
2017 34.78%
2016 0.72%

MPC Dividends

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