Analyst Earnings Estimates Scan: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

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The hedge fund run by Kenneth Mario Garschina held 1.41 million shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $79.29M, down from 1.70 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Facebook Inc now has $545.83 billion valuation. The stock traded within a range of $17.85 and $18.13. About 125,099 shares traded. It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500. A month ago, analyst EPS consensus estimated earnings of US$1.04 per share. Narrowing in further, the stock has been recently noted at -0.98% away from the 30 day high and +8.15% separated from the 30 day low.

The company's stock is now moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 31.46%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 6.62% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price. Of those holders, 243 had increased positions amounting to 63.44 million shares, 278 had decreased positions amounting to 66.57 million shares, and 105 holders have a held position accounting for 554.1 million shares. 665.82 million shares or 1.16% less from 673.63 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. It has outperformed by 24.08% the S&P500.

Marathon Petroleum earned a daily sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern's scale.

Shares of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) have seen a movement of -8.48% in the most recent session. Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its position in shares of Marathon Petroleum by 93.3% during the 2nd quarter. On the other side, investors are watching the first support level of $68.76. Short-term as well long term investors always focus on the liquidity of the stocks so for that concern, liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 0.80 as current ratio.

Hahn Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Emcor Group (EME) by 28.28% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Northeast invested 0.05% in Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT).

Several other institutional investors have also bought shares of the company. Nuveen Asset Mgmt reported 67,111 shares stake. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund accumulated 226,002 shares. 102,316 are held by Greenwood Assoc Ltd. D E Shaw invested in 0.02% or 504,723 shares. Tracking ROA value which gives an idea as to how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. Iridian Asset Ltd Ct stated it has 8.01M shares or 3.84% of all its holdings. Insiders own 1.05% of the company's stock.

In the past year there have been a total of 29 insider trades, including 15 open market buys and 14 sells. Shares for $633,375 were sold by Comstock Elizabeth J. The stock has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, May 2. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.23) EPS. sell-side analysts predict that Marathon Oil Co. will post -0.33 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. GE's profit will be $2.51B for 16.32 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. The oil and gas company reported $1.77 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.48 by $0.29. The stock has "Hold" rating by Argus Research on Monday, October 19. Therefore 33% are positive. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, December 15 report. The stock of ICON Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:ICLR) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Thursday, July 27. The rating was downgraded by DA Davidson to "Neutral" on Friday, February 26. Societe Generale upgraded shares of Marathon Oil from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. They set a "buy" rating and a $29.00 price objective on the stock. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, July 31 by SunTrust.

Sentinel Trust Company Lba decreased its stake in Marathon Oil (MRO) by 11.13% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jet Capital Invsts Lp owns 500,424 shares for 1.32% of their portfolio.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.14, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 52 investors sold MPC shares while 292 reduced holdings. Scout Incorporated has invested 0.68% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). Linscomb Williams Incorporated holds 0.03% or 5,808 shares in its portfolio. 11,801 were reported by Segall Bryant & Hamill Ltd Limited Liability Company. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of MDT in report on Friday, September 29 with "Buy" rating. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 74,674 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,848,582.82. Piper Jaffray maintained Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) on Monday, August 22 with "Neutral" rating. Brown Brothers Harriman & holds 0% or 172 shares. Asset Management Of Georgia Ga Adv holds 0.21% or 5,164 shares. Ls Inv Limited Co holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) for 19,971 shares. Northern Capital Mgmt Limited Company invested 0.2% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). City Holdg holds 13,469 shares. Goldman Sachs accumulated 5.77 million shares. Raymond James Trust Na invested 0.52% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC).

Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 44% are positive. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has risen 46.20% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. Barclays Capital maintained it with "Overweight" rating and $54 target in Wednesday, March 16 report. The firm's market capitalization is $14.75 billion. RBC Capital Markets has "Sector Perform" rating and $12 target.

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