Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 19, 2014

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Marathon Petroleum Corporation ( MPC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 19, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MPC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MPC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $89.9, the dividend yield is 1.87%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MPC was $89.9, representing a -7.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $97.70 and a 46.61% increase over the 52 week low of $61.32.

MPC is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). MPC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.11. Zacks Investment Research reports MPC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 39.55%, compared to an industry average of 18.5%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MPC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MPC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MPC as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P ( PXE )
  • Guggenheim Spin-Off ETF ( CSD )
  • PowerShares DWA Energy Momentum Portfolio ( PXI )
  • iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF ( IEO )
  • First Trust IPOX-100 Index Fund ( FPX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IEO with an increase of 12.08% over the last 100 days. PXE has the highest percent weighting of MPC at 4.81%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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