Investor Research Report on Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC)

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) Belonging to the Oils-Energy sector which surged 2.14% and closed its last trading session at $40.59.

The company reported its last EPS on 6/30/2016 and is expected to report its next EPS on 10/27/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $49.09.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.85. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 1.85 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2 and 1.85 respectively.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation on 6/30/2016 reported its EPS as $1.07 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.97. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.1. This shows a surprise factor of 10.3%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Marathon Petroleum Corporation Earnings, with 19 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.81. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $1.46 and $0.42 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $1.94.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Marathon Petroleum Corporation as $17 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 7 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 20.13 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 14.37 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 18.76 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Marathon Petroleum Corporation is -58.2%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -41.8%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -11.95% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is -4.55%.

The Company got Initiated by Jefferies on 23-Aug-16 to Buy.

Insider Trades for Marathon Petroleum Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 31 Aug 2016 where Kaczynski (Thomas), the Officer and Treasurer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 1413 shares were traded at a price of $41.99.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 3 transaction in which 3800 shares were traded. 4 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 115106 shares traded.

17 analysts projected Price Targets for Marathon Petroleum Corporation. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $59. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $38 and the Mean Price Target is $49.09.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has the market capitalization of $21.43 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $59.99 on Dec 2, 2015 and touched its 52-Week Low of $29.24 on Feb 9, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 4.9 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 14.9% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 12.6 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -19.47 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 2.07 and ATR value of 1.36. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 4.27% and 3.29%.

Company profile:

Marathon Petroleum Corporation is engaged in refining, transporting, and marketing of petroleum products. Marathon Petroleum Corporation is headquartered in Findlay, Ohio.