Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) - Stock Bulletin

Posted February 25, 2018

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Marathon Pete Corp now has $32.30 billion valuation. The hedge fund run by Kenneth Mario Garschina held 1.41 million shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $79.29M, down from 1.70M at the end of the previous reported quarter. APG Asset Management N.V. now owns 3,263,117 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $179,298,000 after buying an additional 301,326 shares in the last quarter. The stock increased 0.80% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $53.16. About 2.01 million shares traded. More interesting news about Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: "Marathon Petroleum Corp. reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 results" published on February 01, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com's news article titled: "Can Marathon Petroleum (MPC) Pull a Surprise in Q4 Earnings?" with publication date: January 29, 2018. It has outperformed by 29.50% the S&P500. Shares for $607,079 were sold by Palmer C. Michael on Thursday, September 14. It also increased its holding in Bhp Billiton Plc (NYSE:BBL) by 1.29 million shares in the quarter, for a total of 2.81 million shares, and has risen its stake in Hrg Group Inc (NYSE:HRG).

Since September 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $7.73 million activity. It fall, as 35 investors sold DTE shares while 176 reduced holdings.

In other Marathon Petroleum news, VP Rodney P. Nichols sold 6,374 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th.

Investors may hold stock of a company that has been performing great, but due to poor market conditions, the stock decreases in value. Shares of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) are trading -9.62% downward from the 52-week high mark and 39.10% above from the fifty two-week low mark.

Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. The count of Hold ratings in that period was 0. Parkside National Bank & has 0.01% invested in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) for 161 shares. Alabama-based Oakworth Inc has invested 0.08% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). Cornerstone has 3,201 shares. Dixon Hubard Feinour Brown Va reported 0.07% stake. Baker Ellis Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp holds 24,766 shares. Americafirst Capital Limited Liability reported 0.45% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). (NYSE:BWA). Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) has invested 0.09% in BorgWarner Inc. The company has 1 year Price Target of $16.97.

Analysts await Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) to report earnings on April, 26. A month ago, they told us to expect earnings of US$0.03 per share while three months ago their EPS consensus estimate was US$-0.03. MPC's profit will be $325.62M for 24.80 P/E if the $0.67 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.05 actual EPS reported by Marathon Petroleum Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -36.19% negative EPS growth. Therefore 50% are positive. Independence Contract Drilling had 26 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Sell" rating by Wells Fargo given on Monday, February 5. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Marathon Petroleum from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $71.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $64.55, for a total transaction of $1,116,585.90.

Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 4 analyst (s) whereas last month 4 analyst (s) have given outperform rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, January 30. The company was downgraded on Friday, February 5 by JP Morgan. As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, November 1 by UBS.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) is struggling to gain traction with investors, as evidenced by its 4.14 million shares volume. Cls Invests Ltd Llc holds 0.29% of its portfolio in NOW Inc. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.29%. (NYSE:DNOW) for 586,000 shares. 31 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. Weiss Multi stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK). Transamerica Advisors Inc invested 0.32% in DTE Energy Company (NYSE:DTE). Fruth holds 8,988 shares. Tarbox Family Office Inc stated it has 629 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2017 Q3. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.37/share and a low EPS of $0.01/share. Pinebridge Investments Lp reported 0.1% in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. grew its holdings in Marathon Petroleum by 97.6% in the third quarter. 444,125 were accumulated by Madison Investment Inc.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on MPC shares. Acadian Asset Limited Com has invested 0.06% in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). Time Warner Inc. has 6 buy ratings, 15 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -9.17% from its high of $103.90 to a $73.42 billion market value through last close. Therefore 30% are positive. WesternZagros Resources Ltd. had 7 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, September 21, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. They issued an "outperform" rating and a $83.00 target price for the company. The stock of General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) earned "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Monday, October 2. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, August 28 by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $6900 target in Wednesday, July 5 report. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, December 11 by FBR Capital.