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Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) In 2023: Will It Be Worth Investing In?

In today’s recent session, 0.71 million shares of the Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) have been traded, and its beta is 1.64. Most recently the company’s share price was $110.49, and it changed around $0.57 or 0.52% from the last close, which brings the market valuation of the company to $46.92B. MPC at last check was trading at a discount to its 52-week high of $138.83, offering almost -25.65% off that amount. The share price’s 52-week low was $77.62, which indicates that the recent value has risen by an impressive 29.75% since then. We note from Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s average daily trading volume that its 10-day average is 3.68 million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 4.14 million.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation stock received a consensus recommendation rating of an Overweight, based on a mean score of 1.90. If we narrow it down even further, the data shows that 0 out of 19 analysts rate the stock as a Sell; another 1 rate it as Overweight. Among the rest, 5 recommended MPC as a Hold, whereas 13 deemed it a Buy, and 0 rated it as Underweight. Marathon Petroleum Corporation is expected to report earnings per share of $4.76 for the current quarter.

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Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) trade information

Instantly MPC has been showing a green trend so far today with a performance of 0.52% on intraday trading today. The performance over the last five days has remained in the red territory. The rise to weekly highs of 112.14 on Tuesday, 05/23/23 increased the stock’s daily price by 1.47%. The company’s shares are currently down -5.07% year-to-date, but still down -0.13% over the last five days. On the other hand, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) is -10.28% down in the 30-day period. We can see from the shorts that 11.98 million shares have been sold at a short interest cover period of 3.31 day(s).

The consensus price target as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $145.53, which translates to bulls needing to increase their stock price by 24.08% from its current value. Analyst projections state that MPC is forecast to be at a low of $124.00 and a high of $165.00. In order for the stock price to hit the forecast high, the stock would need to plunge -49.33% from its current level, while the stock would need to crash -12.23% from its current level to reach the projected low.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) estimates and forecasts

Marathon Petroleum Corporation share prices are performing particularly well not compared to other companies within the same industry. As is evident from the statistics, the company’s shares have fallen -8.16 percent over the past six months and at a -27.64% annual growth rate that is well below the industry average of -26.80%. Moreover, analysts have decided to roll up on their fiscal year 2023 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict that it will loss -55.10% in revenue this quarter, and will report a decrease of -38.40% in the next quarter. The year-over-year growth rate is expected to be -24.60%, down from the previous year.

Consensus estimates provided by 6 financial analysts predict the company will bring in an average of $32.56 billion in revenue for the current quarter. 6 analysts expect Marathon Petroleum Corporation to make $33.62 billion in revenue for the quarter ending Sep 2023. The company’s sales for the same quarters a year ago were $54.24 billion and $41.73 billion respectively. Analysts predict that the company’s current quarter sales will drop, forecast at -40.00%. Forecasts for the next quarter put sales growth at -19.40%.

Looking at the company’s year-over-year earnings, the past five years showed a positive earnings growth rate of 49.30%.

MPC Dividends

Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s next quarterly earnings report is expected to be released around July 31 and August 04. The annual dividend yield of the stock is 2.73 percent and its annual dividend per share was 3.00. It is important to note, however, that the 2.73% dividend yield ratio should be regarded as a guide only, as many other factors should be taken into consideration before making any investment decision.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC)’s Major holders

Upon looking at major shareholders, it appears that insiders hold 0.19% of Marathon Petroleum Corporation shares, and 81.10% of them are in the hands of institutional investors. The stock currently has a share float of 81.25%. Marathon Petroleum Corporation stock is held by 1,799 institutions, with Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) being the largest institutional investor. By Mar 30, 2023, it held 10.01% of the shares, which is about 42.48 million shares worth $4.7 billion.

Blackrock Inc., with 9.10% or 38.6 million shares worth $4.27 billion as of Mar 30, 2023, holds the second largest percentage of outstanding shares.

Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Select Sector SPDR Fund-Energy Select were the top two Mutual Funds as of Dec 30, 2022. The former held 14.24 million shares worth $1.58 billion, making up 3.20% of all outstanding shares. On the other hand, Select Sector SPDR Fund-Energy Select held roughly 13.67 million shares worth around $1.51 billion, which represents about 3.07% of the total shares outstanding.

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