Marathon Petroleum Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10,
2013. 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 $77.38, the dividend yield is 1.81%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MPC was $77.38,
representing a -16.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $92.73 and
a 129.92% increase over the 52 week low of $33.66.
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 $10.38. Zacks Investment Research reports MPC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.17%, compared to an
industry average of -1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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:
- RevenueShares Navallier Overall A-100 (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration &
Production Inde (
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P (
- Guggenheim Spin-Off ETF (
- First Trust IPOX-100 Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is CSD with an increase of
22.94% over the last 100 days. RWV has the highest percent
weighting of MPC at 8.76%.