Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 19, 2012

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Marathon Petroleum Corporation ( MPC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 19, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share scheduled for December 10, 2012. Shareholders who purchased MPC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 40% increase over the same quarter a year ago. At the current stock price of $53.13, the dividend yield is 2.64%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MPC was $53.13, representing a -11.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.04 and a 75.69% increase over the 52 week low of $30.24.

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For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MPC Dividend History page.

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 )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Inde ( IEO )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy ( PXI )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF ( RYE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CSD with an increase of 3.88% over the last 100 days. PXE has the highest percent weighting of MPC at 5.8%.



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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