Today Analysts Focus on Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR)

We have $54.43 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:MPC worth $816.30M more.

Bw Gestao De Investimentos Ltda increased its stake in Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC) by 33.24% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, MRO has Beta of 2.24 while its industry and Sector's beta remains at 0.9 and 0.79 respectively. The company's a year ago sales total was 16.79 Million. About 164,691 shares traded. Lombard Odier & Cie Canada Limited Partnership raised its position in Marathon Petroleum Corp by 13.4% in the third quarter. (NYSE:GWR), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Bw Gestao De Investimentos Ltda bought 100,000 shares as the company's stock rose 5.52% with the market. Finally, US Capital Advisors reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Marathon Petroleum Corp in a report on Monday, May 22nd. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Wednesday, February 15 by Imperial Capital. Vetr upgraded it to "Hold" rating and $59 target in Monday, August 17 report. Bank of America upgraded the shares of UBS in report on Wednesday, October 7 to "Buy" rating. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating given on Wednesday, April 6 by Scotia Capital. The firm has "Overweight" rating by PiperJaffray given on Thursday, May 25.

Since February 9, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 4 insider sales for $2.67 million activity. $865,025 worth of Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) was sold by Swearingen John S on Tuesday, February 21. The overall volume in the last trading session was 6.44 million shares, versus the average volume of 3.78 million shares. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 1.60 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Therefore 80% are positive.

Receive News & Ratings for Marathon Petroleum Corp Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Marathon Petroleum Corp and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to "Underperform" on Friday, December 4. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Neutral" on Friday, June 10. UBS initiated the shares of MPC in report on Thursday, May 19 with "Sell" rating. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Tuesday, February 7 to "Neutral". The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, December 4. The California-based Blackrock Institutional Trust Na has invested 0.12% in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC). TerraForm Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLBL) earnings have declined with a quarterly rate of 0% over the last 5 years. MPC's profit will be $576.74M for 11.79 P/E if the $1.12 EPS becomes a reality. 395.20 million shares or 1.87% less from 402.74 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2016 Q4. The stock rose 1.34% or $0.55 reaching $41.65. It is positive, as 66 investors sold Marathon Petroleum Corp shares while 252 reduced holdings.

Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. New York State Common Retirement Fund reported 1.41 million shares stake. Motco invested in 0% or 208 shares. HELLMANN JOHN C sold $1.04M worth of stock or 14,015 shares.

Shares of D.R. Horton, Inc. Moreover, Focused Wealth Management Inc has 0.24% invested in the company for 187,250 shares. Independent Port Consultants has 12 shares. Susquehanna Interest Llp invested in 1.49 million shares or 0.04% of the stock. Alliancebernstein Lp accumulated 0.04% or 913,853 shares. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 61,757 shares in the company, valued at $3,288,560.25. Fishman Jay A Limited Mi holds 4,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC) traded up 2.09% on Thursday, hitting $53.13. Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Llp Ma owns 300 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage accumulated 825,568 shares. Nuveen Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO).

Marathon Petroleum Corporation is engaged in refining, marketing, retail and transportation businesses in the United States and the largest east of the Mississippi. Bw Gestao De Investimentos Ltda who had been investing in Marathon Petroleum Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $27.27 billion market cap company. The Company operates through three segments: North America E&P, worldwide E&P and Oil Sands Mining. It has a 27.52 P/E ratio.

  • Zachary Reyes