Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) went up by 3.49% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $60.35. The company’s stock price has collected 8.70% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported 7 hours ago that Marathon Petroleum Corp. stock rises Monday, outperforms market
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for MPC is at 2.18. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 14 analysts out of 18 who provided ratings for Marathon Petroleum Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 4 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
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The average price from analysts is $54.19, which is -$1.92 below the current price. MPC currently public float of 646.90M and currently shorts hold a 4.83% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of MPC was 6.15M shares.
MPC’s Market Performance
MPC stocks went up by 8.70% for the week, with a monthly jump of 20.84% and a quarterly performance of 42.32%, while its annual performance rate touched -7.24%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.19% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.79% for Marathon Petroleum Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 14.77% for MPC stocks with a simple moving average of 46.62% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of MPC
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for MPC stocks, with JP Morgan repeating the rating for MPC by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for MPC in the upcoming period, according to JP Morgan is $67 based on the research report published on February 22nd of the current year 2021.
UBS, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see MPC reach a price target of $47. The rating they have provided for MPC stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on January 26th, 2021.
MPC Trading at 22.79% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought MPC to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -9.11% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.79%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.19%, as shares surge +19.89% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +29.21% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, MPC rose by +8.70%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +85.74% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $48.25. In addition, Marathon Petroleum Corporation saw 32.62% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Stock Fundamentals for MPC
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -3.74 for the present operating margin
- +0.17 for the gross margin
The net margin for Marathon Petroleum Corporation stands at -16.07. The total capital return value is set at -3.80, while invested capital returns managed to touch -17.86. Equity return is now at value -69.30, with -20.40 for asset returns.
Based on Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), the company’s capital structure generated 108.76 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 52.10.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.86, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.53.