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Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 18, 2014

Marathon Petroleum Corporation ( MPC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 18, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MPC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 19.05% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $88.91, the dividend yield is 2.25%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MPC was $88.91, representing a -9% decrease from the 52 week high of $97.70 and a 44.99% 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 ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). MPC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.23. Zacks Investment Research reports MPC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.77%, compared to an industry average of 9.4%.

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:

  • PowerShares DWA Energy Momentum Portfolio ( PXI )
  • First Trust IPOX-100 Index Fund ( FPX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXI with an increase of 7.07% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MPC at 3.53%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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