Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) Big Money Sentiment Change at 0.9

June 27, 2018 - By Don Salinas

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“Big money” Positions

“Big money sentiment for Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) in Q1 2018 decreased to 0.9, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings. That’s down -0.06, from 2017Q4’s 0.96. 337 investment professionals increased and opened new holdings, while 374 sold and reduced positions in Marathon Petroleum Corp so the sentiment dropped. Funds own 354.13 million shares, down from 367.91 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Marathon Petroleum Corp in top 10 was flat from 17 to 17 for the same number . 52 Investors Sold All; 322 Reduced Holdings; 239 increased stakes while 98 investment professionals bought stakes.

Biggest Marathon Petroleum Corp Shareholders

Swift Run Capital Management Llc owns 239,742 shares in Marathon Petroleum Corp as of Q1 2018. As of Q1 2018, 87,339 shares of Marathon Petroleum Corp are owned by Wheatland Advisors Inc. Stillwater Capital Advisors Llc reported 181,617 shares. Wexford Capital Lp revealed 492,448 shares position in Marathon Petroleum Corp. The Massachusetts-based fund Polaris Capital Management Llc holds 971,682 shares or 2.62% of their equity exposure.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in refining, marketing, retailing, and transporting petroleum products primarily in the United States.The company has $32.48 billion market cap. It operates through three divisions: Refining & Marketing, Speedway, and Midstream.The P/E ratio is 10.22. The firm refines crude oil and other feed stocks at its seven refineries in the Gulf Coast and Midwest regions of the United States; and purchases ethanol and refined products for resale.

MPC hit $70.32 during the last trading session after $0.22 change.Marathon Petroleum Corporation has volume of 1.07M shares. Since June 27, 2017 MPC has risen 46.81% and is uptrending. MPC outperformed the S&P500 by 34.24%.

On July, 26 WallStreet awaited Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC)’s earnings report, according to Faxor. Analysts have expectation on stock’s EPS of $1.71. That’s up 66.02 % from last year’s $1.03 EPS. If the current EPS of $1.71 is accurate, MPC’s profit could be $789.81 million. Wall Street now sees 2,037.50 % EPS growth despite Marathon Petroleum Corporation previous quarter’s EPS of $0.08.

Retail Bank reported 21,203 shs. Moneta Group Incorporated Invest Advisors Limited Liability Company reported 1,157 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. 91,104 are owned by Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado. Castleark Management Ltd Com holds 85,075 shs or 0.2% of its capital. Dana Advsrs has 0.01% invested in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) for 3,713 shs. 567,414 are owned by First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca. Franklin holds 184,799 shs. Pettyjohn Wood & White invested 0.08% of its capital in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). Conning Inc reported 504,887 shs stake. Compton Capital Management Ri has 5,940 shs. Globeflex Capital L P owns 14,954 shs. Cwm Ltd reported 9,770 shs. Co Of Toledo Na Oh reported 6,558 shs. 3,777 were accumulated by First Heartland Consultants. Balasa Dinverno & Foltz Limited Liability Corporation owns 6,188 shs.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation registered $3.27 million net activity with 1 insider purchase and 2 insider sales since March 6, 2018. BUNCH CHARLES E also bought $101,070 worth of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) shs.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) Ratings Coverage

In total 15 analysts cover Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC). “Buy” rating has 13, “Sell” are 0, while 2 are “Hold”. 87% are bullish. With $97.0 highest and $66.0 lowest PT Marathon Petroleum has $85.43 average PT or 21.49% above the current ($70.32) price. 28 are the (NYSE:MPC)’s analyst reports since January 3, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Tuesday, March 13 the stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup. On Monday, February 5 the stock of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies. On Monday, April 9 the firm has “Hold” rating by Scotia Capital given. The stock rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Sell” on Monday, February 5. On Tuesday, April 24 the stock of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies. On Friday, April 20 the stock of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has “Buy” rating given by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, April 13 the stock of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has “Buy” rating given by RBC Capital Markets. On Sunday, January 21 the stock has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray. On Thursday, May 3 the rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Buy”. On Thursday, March 15 Wells Fargo maintained Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) with “Hold” rating.

A couple more Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) news were brought out by: Bizjournals.com which released on June 25, 2018 “See which Houston public cos. were the biggest winners, losers for job growth since 2009”, also Investorplace.com on June 26, 2018 brought out “Stick with Refiners and Wait for the OPEC Decision to Shake Out”, the next Fool.com is “1 Metric Explains Why Oil Refinery Stocks Are Soaring Right Now” on June 25, 2018. Bizjournals.com has article titled “Behind The Deal: Andeavor looked to be bought while closing Western Refining acquisition”.

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