Marathon Petroleum Corp Shares Approach 52-Week High - Market Mover

The shares closed 1.4% below its 52-week high of $74.14, with trading volume higher than its 30 day average

Jan 14, 2022 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Marathon Petroleum Corp Shares Approach 52-Week High - Market Mover
Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC) shares closed today at 1.4% below its 52 week high of $74.14, giving the company a market cap of $45B. The stock is currently up 14.3% year-to-date, up 69.7% over the past 12 months, and up 75.9% over the past five years. This week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3%, and the S&P 500 fell 0.7%.

Trading Activity

  • Trading volume this week was 13.6% lower than the 20-day average.
  • Beta, a measure of the stock’s volatility relative to the overall market stands at 1.2.

Technical Indicators

  • The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the stock was above 70, indicating it may be overbought.
  • MACD, a trend-following momentum indicator, indicates a downward trend.
  • The stock closed above its Bollinger band, indicating it may be overbought.

Fundamentals & Catalysts

  • Over the past 12 months the company generated $3 billion in earnings before interest and taxes from $67 billion in revenue. It currently holds $624 million in cash and $16 billion in debt.
  • Its forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of -145.6226181137129 is lower than its current P/E ratio of 4.87, implying that analysts are expecting an increase in earnings.
  • The company's price/earnings-to-growth ratio (PEG Ratio), a widely used indicator of a stock's true value while also factoring in expected earnings growth, currently stands at -0.55. A fairly valued company should have a PEG ratio of 1.0. When a company's PEG exceeds 1.0, it's considered overvalued while a stock with a PEG of less than 1.0 is considered undervalued.
  • The company's debt-to-equity ratio, which measures the extent to which it finances its operations through debt, currently stands at 4.01 which means it currently has $4.01 of debt for every $1 of equity. Generally speaking, a debt to equity ratio below 1.0 is seen as relatively safe, while ratios of 2.0 or higher would be considered risky. Some industries are known for having much higher debt to equity ratios than others.
  • The company's price-to-book ratio, which measures the market's valuation of a company relative to its book value, currently stands at 1.87. This means that the stock is trading at a premium of 2 times relative to the company's book value which reflects the total value of a company's assets that shareholders of that company would receive if the company were to be liquidated.
  • The company's price-to-sales ratio, which shows how much the market values every dollar of the company's sales, currently stands at 0.60.
  • The company's enterprise value-to-revenue multiple, which is often used to determine a company's valuation in the case of a potential acquisition, currently stands at 1.07.

P/E

4.87

EBITDA

$3B

P/Book

1.87

Mkt Cap

$45B

P/Sales

0.60

Revenue

$67B

EPS (TTM)

14.30

PEG Ratio

-0.55

EV/Revenue

1.07

Total Cash

$624M

Debt/Equity

4.01

Forward P/E

-145.62

Current Debt

$16B

Gross Profit

$3B

Dividend Date

-

Earnings Date

2022-02-02

Profit Margin

-0.01

Revenue/Share

103.27

Total Revenue

$67B

Enterprise Val

$72B

Put/Call Ratio

1.41

Revenue/Employee

1538789.95

Market Comparative Performance

  • The company's share price is the same as the S&P 500 Index , beats it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company's share price is the same as the Dow Jones Industrial Average , beats it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company share price is the same as the performance of its peers in the Energy industry sector , beats it on a 1-year basis, and beats it on a 5 year basis
NameDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %52-Week H %52-Week L %
Marathon Petroleum Corp0.514.369.7-1.577.4
Dow Jones Industrial Average-0.5-0.618.2-1.424.0
S&P 500 Index-1.4-2.223.9-1.629.9
Energy-0.711.950.5-1.367.0

Peer Group Comparative Performance

  • The company's stock price performance year-to-date beats the peer average by 4.5%
  • The company's stock price performance over the past 12 months beats the peer average by 112.2%
  • The company's price-to-earnings ratio, which relates a company's share price to its earnings per share, is -120.0% higher than the average peer.
NameMKT CAP (USD)P/EYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ52-Week H %52-Week L %
Marathon Petroleum CorpMPC4.914.369.7-1.577.4
Peer AvgN/A-24.413.732.9-9.049.6
Exxon Mobil Corp.XOM-50.715.454.8-0.970.6
Chevron Corp.CVX24.88.541.6-1.056.0
BP plc - ADRBP-5.017.131.1061.5
Phillips 66PSX-74.419.122.6-6.238.4
Valero Energy Corp.VLO-77.311.052.6-2.460.1
HollyFrontier CorpHFC12.27.635.1-16.929.8
Delek US Holdings IncDK016.9-7.7-35.730.6

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