MPC Was Down Today. What Is Up?

This afternoon we watched Marathon Petroleum drop -1.1% to a price of $148.38 per share. The large-cap Oil & Gas Integrated company is now trading -9.63% below its average target price of $164.2. Analysts have set target prices ranging from $141.0 to $191.0 per share for Marathon Petroleum, and have given the stock an average rating of buy.

The stock has an average amount of shares sold short at 2.6%, and a short ratio of 3.56. The company's insiders own 0.2% of its outstanding shares, which indicates a strong alignment between management and shareholder interests. Finally, we also note that an average number of institutional investors are invested in the stock, with 78.5% of Marathon Petroleum's shares being owned by this investor type.

Institutions Invested in Marathon Petroleum

Date Reported Holder Percentage Shares Value
2023-09-30 Vanguard Group Inc 10% 37,673,509 $5,589,995,449
2023-09-30 Blackrock Inc. 8% 31,606,578 $4,689,784,197
2023-09-30 State Street Corporation 7% 27,087,346 $4,019,220,531
2023-09-30 Elliott Investment Management L.p. 3% 11,065,000 $1,641,824,754
2023-09-30 Geode Capital Management, LLC 2% 7,589,702 $1,126,160,019
2023-09-30 Morgan Stanley 2% 7,193,104 $1,067,312,806
2023-09-30 Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation 2% 6,004,238 $890,908,863
2023-09-30 Ameriprise Financial, Inc. 1% 5,270,641 $782,057,737
2023-09-30 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP 1% 5,016,295 $744,317,876
2023-09-30 Northern Trust Corporation 1% 4,526,814 $671,688,683

Besides an analyst consensus of some upside potential, other market factors point to there being mixed market sentiment on Marathon Petroleum.

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