Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 19, 2019

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Marathon Petroleum Corporation ( MPC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 19, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.53 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 11, 2019. Shareholders who purchased MPC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.22% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of MPC was $64.04, representing a -27.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $88.45 and a 17.96% increase over the 52 week low of $54.29.

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 $5.32. Zacks Investment Research reports MPC's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -5.86%, compared to an industry average of -5.5%.

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:

  • iShares Trust ( IEO )
  • Invesco Dynamic Energy Exploration &Production ETF ( PXE )
  • Barron's 400 ( BFOR )
  • First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund ( FXN )
  • VanEck Vectors Oil Refiners ETF ( CRAK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is BFOR with an decrease of -11.22% over the last 100 days. IEO has the highest percent weighting of MPC at 8%.

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