Don't Buy Marathon Petroleum Without Checking Its Fundamentals!

Shares of Energy sector company Marathon Petroleum moved -1.6% today, and are now trading at a price of $153.66. The large-cap stock's daily volume was 2,752,516 compared to its average volume of 3,340,620. The S&P 500 index returned a -1.0% performance.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated downstream energy company primarily in the United States. The company is based in Findlay and has 17,800 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $61,440,028,672. Marathon Petroleum currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 1.9% per year.

14 analysts are following Marathon Petroleum and have set target prices ranging from $141.0 to $167.0 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At today's prices, MPC is trading -1.59% away from its average analyst target price of $156.14 per share.

Over the last year, MPC's share price has increased by 63.0%, which represents a difference of 47.0% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $157.99 per share whereas its 52 week low is $89.4.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2023-02-23 16,361,000 -2,330,000 18,691,000 229.59
2022-02-24 4,360,000 -1,311,000 5,671,000 12.16
2021-02-26 2,419,000 -2,637,000 5,056,000 -64.4
2020-02-28 9,441,000 -4,763,000 14,204,000 52.13
2019-02-28 6,158,000 -3,179,000 9,337,000 -0.07
2018-02-28 6,612,000 -2,732,000 9,344,000
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