Published: Sun, April 29, 2018
Money | By Wilma Wheeler

Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) announces a quarterly dividend of $0.46


It increased, as 9 investors sold SXC shares while 49 reduced holdings. Cerebellum GP LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Marathon Oil in the 4th quarter worth about $117,000. BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp now owns 430,677 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $7,291,000 after buying an additional 82,478 shares during the last quarter. Marathon Oil Corp. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $15.17 and a 200-day moving average of $14.06. The overall volume in the last trading session was 3,190,436 shares. About 3.73M shares traded. Numeric Invsts invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA). On Wednesday, December 9 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to "Underperform".

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.05, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. Waratah Advisors Ltd has 243,582 shares. 32 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 373.50 million shares or 9.30% less from 411.79 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Mitsubishi Ufj And reported 0.13% stake. Whittier Of Nevada owns 15,761 shares or 0.09% of their U.S. portfolio. San Francisco Sentry Inv Group (Ca) has 51 shares. Dowling & Yahnke Ltd Com accumulated 22,753 shares. Indexiq Advsr Llc, New York-based fund reported 2,238 shares. Mraz Amerine Assocs stated it has 47,137 shares. Massmutual Tru Co Fsb Adv reported 36 shs. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo Limited Company has 654,424 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Dupont Cap Management Corporation holds 0.01% or 6,072 shares. Mason Street Advisors Limited Co holds 0% or 16,726 shares. Moreover, Strs Ohio has 0% invested in SunCoke Energy, Inc.

Analysts await Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) to report earnings on May, 1 before the open. According to the Analysts, the Low Estimate Earnings of the current Quarter is $0.65 whereas, High Estimate is $0.73. The stock decreased 0.83% or $0.66 during the last trading session, reaching $79.12. (NYSE:SXC). Chicago Equity Ptnrs Ltd Llc holds 0.01% or 33,725 shares in its portfolio.

Oakmont Corp, which manages about $622.49 million and $679.84 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Freeport (NYSE:FCX) by 20,755 shares to 2.94 million shares, valued at $55.72 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Therefore 71% are positive. It was published on April, 26 according to Barchart.com.

In total 18 analysts cover Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO). On Monday, April 23 the firm earned "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus. On Monday, March 26 the rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan to "Buy". On Wednesday, December 20 Jefferies maintained the shares of MRO in report with "Hold" rating.

PEG ratio or Price/Earnings-Growth ratio is an attempt to normalize the P/E ratio with the expected earnings growth rate of the company. On Monday, November 6 the firm earned "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets. Gabelli Funds Limited Liability has invested 0.04% in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO). Finally, BMO Capital Markets reissued a "hold" rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Marathon Oil in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. Wunderlich maintained it with "Buy" rating and $38 target in Tuesday, June 14 report. Old Second Comml Bank Of Aurora holds 0.05% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) or 1,934 shares. When we see the company's Volatility, it now has a monthly volatility of 3.51% and weekly volatility of 2.74%. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC increased its position in Marathon Oil by 6.4% during the fourth quarter. That's up 300.00 % from last year's $0.06 earnings per share. If earnings per share of $0.13 is revealed the profit of MRO could reach $110.92M giving it 34.56 P/E. Marathon Petro had 26 analyst reports since November 14, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Its monthly volatility value of 3.32% and volatility for the week is valued at 3.18%.

The 52 week range is a simple technical indicator that lists the highest and lowest price at which a security was sold over preceding 52 weeks (or one year). The stock price plunged -18.27% in three months and declined -17.50% for the last six months trading period. Credit Suisse has "Outperform" rating and $89 target. The price to sales ratio is 0.74. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, August 23. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. The shares were bought at an average price of $67.38 per share, with a total value of $101,070.00. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has risen 7.25% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 37.70% the S&P500.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in refining, marketing, retailing, and transporting petroleum products primarily in the United States. Given the stock's recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company's recent data. It operates through three divisions: North America E&P, worldwide E&P, and Oil Sands Mining. Now has a PEG ratio of 0.95 where as its P/E ratio is 21.05.

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