Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) Institutional Investor Positioning

Andrew Cummings
September 23, 2017

RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of MPC in report on Thursday, August 31 with "Buy" rating.

On June 21 the company was rated "Equal-Weight" according to a Morgan Stanley report which was a boost from the previous "Equal-weight" rating. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, March 16. Piper Jaffray has "Buy" rating and $5900 target. Analysts have placed a $63.17 price target on Marathon Petroleum Corporation, suggesting a 16.19% gain from recent close. On Friday, February 5 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to "Neutral".

Among 14 analysts covering Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. The lowest target is $38 while the high is $75. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 3.12% and stays 1.78% away from its 50 days moving average. Hammerson had 8 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of AMCX in report on Monday, December 19 with "Hold" rating.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 0, a price to book ratio of 7.78, and a price to sales ratio of 5.73. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to "Hold" on Tuesday, November 8. 12 of them rate its stock a hold. Cms Energy Corp (NYSE:CMS) was reduced too. The stock has "Buy" rating by Zacks on Monday, August 10.

About 9.70 million shares traded. Wells Fargo upgraded Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) on Wednesday, October 7 to "Outperform" rating. It has outperformed by 29.50% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $27.66 billion company.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in Q4 2016.

Needle moving action has been spotted in Windstream Holdings Inc (WIN) as shares are moving today on volatility 1.03% or 0.02 from the open. It worsened, as 53 investors sold MPC shares while 274 reduced holdings.

These funds have shifted positions in (MRO). The active investment managers in our partner's database reported: 383.45 million shares, down from 400.29 million shares in 2017Q1. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America boosted its position in shares of Marathon Petroleum Corporation by 0.7% during the first quarter. The stock increased 0.66% or $0.36 on September 22, reaching $54.73. The dividend payment was $0.050 per share for the quarter or $0.20 on an annualized basis. Ellington Mngmt Gru Ltd Liability Corp has 0.04% invested in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC). Klingenstein Fields & has invested 0.01% in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC). During last 3 month period, 0.12% of total institutional ownership has changed in the company shares. Pnc Ser Group holds 0% or 600 shares in its portfolio. The total value of its holdings increased 104,669.2%. Sandy Spring National Bank reported 2,600 shares.

Swift Run Capital Management Llc holds 9.01% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corp for 298,706 shares. (NASDAQ:SONS). Kbc Grp Nv accumulated 65,057 shares. The insider Kelley Thomas M. sold 25,000 shares worth $1.36 million. The North America E&P segment explores for, produces and markets crude oil and condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs) and natural gas in North America. The company's market capitalization is $10.87 billion. The Firm operates in five divisions: Broker-Dealer, Asset Management, Corporate Credit, Investment Income and Corporate Costs. It has a 32.15 P/E ratio.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation is engaged in refining, marketing, retail and transportation businesses in the United States and the largest east of the Mississippi.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2017 Q2. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 1 think it is Overweight.

Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of MPC. Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Sonus Networks, Inc. Teacher Retirement Of Texas owns 279,064 shares. Moreover, Iridian Asset Management Ltd Liability Company Ct has 3.85% invested in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC). Hsbc Public Limited Liability Co reported 0% stake. Twin Mngmt Inc holds 0.13% or 41,487 shares in its portfolio. 4,124 were accumulated by Aull Monroe Investment Mgmt. (NASDAQ:SONS). Swiss Financial Bank holds 80,974 shares. Sei Investments Com has 48,982 shares. Segall Bryant Hamill Lc owns 11,739 shares or 0.01% of their U.S. portfolio. DA Davidson initiated Sonus Networks, Inc. The score helps determine if a company's stock is valuable or not. Perhaps most importantly where cash movements are concerned, the company saw about 849 million in net operating cash flow. It sustained ROA (TTM) at -23.70%. It has a 12.74 P/E ratio.

About 356,320 shares traded. JMP Group Inc. (JMP) has risen 2.86% since September 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 21.67% the S&P500.

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