Marathon Petroleum Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MPC stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that MPC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of MPC was $84.2,
representing a -9.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $92.73 and a
37.31% 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 $6.61. Zacks Investment Research reports MPC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 43.42%, compared to an
industry average of 5.5%.
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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 (
- iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (
- First Trust IPOX-100 Index Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FPX with an increase of
10.18% over the last 100 days. PXE has the highest percent
weighting of MPC at 5.19%.