Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has obtained a mean price target of $48.280 by market experts. The research group First Call has reached this mean recommendation by taking into account the recommendations of leading analysts in the market. These market experts have disclosed projected earnings of $0.440 a share for the near-term quarter and $2.330 for this year.
The technical analysis of Marathon Petroleum Corporation clearly shows that the moving average of 50-days of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) stock is $39.982, and is trading $2.213 points away or +5.534% from its 50-day moving average of $39.982. Further it is trading $4.828 or +12.921% away its 200-day moving average of $37.367.
The 52-week high of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) was $59.990 while $29.240 is the low in the same period. This state Marathon Petroleum Corporation shares price has to travel more than $-17.795 to register a new high of 52-weeks or drop +44.306% to touch a new 52-week low point. MA here stands for moving average.
Taking the valuation aspect to reach the estimation of Marathon Petroleum Corporation , investors use price-to-earnings ratio, which is truncated as P/E ratio. It assesses shares price by the relative expense of the stock. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) ratio came in at 11.643, which was derived by dividing current price of stock by yearly earnings. Marathon Petroleum Corporation stock recorded a close of $42.195 in last trading session, reaching a market cap of $22.31B.
Investors calculate the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio to get a clear view on the valuation of a firm. In the case of a higher PEG ratio, the shareholders look to sell their stock holdings. The undervalued stock has a PEG ratio of 0 or 1 while the fairly valued stock has the ratio of 1 and 2. The Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) PEG ratio is at -4.030.
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