Marathon Petroleum Corporation (
) 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 (
) and Chevron Corporation (
). 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%.
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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 (
- Guggenheim Spin-Off ETF (
- PowerShares DWA Energy Momentum Portfolio (
- iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (
- First Trust IPOX-100 Index Fund (
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%.