MPC : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Marathon Petroleum Surprises Analysts With Lower EPS (MPC, MPLX)

    October 28, 2016
    Marathon Petroleum Corp. misses its analyst estimates but is optimistic about 2017.
  2. Marathon Petroleum Rated a Strong Buy (MPC, MRO)

    October 7, 2016
    Marathon Petroleum Corp. to announce earnings on Oct. 27 amid interest from activist investors.
  3. Downstream Oil Companies Watch November (VLO, MPC)

    September 29, 2016
    Low crude oil prices promise profits for refiners until OPEC can reach an agreement on production limits.
  4. Downstream Oil Companies Now Watch November (VLO, MPC)

    September 28, 2016
    Low crude oil prices promise profits for refiners until OPEC can reach an agreement on production limits.
  5. MPC Could Benefit from Lack of OPEC Production Freeze (MPC)

    September 26, 2016
    Marathon Petroleum stands to benefit if this week's OPEC meeting in Algiers fails to result in an oil production freeze.
  6. Downstream Oil Stocks Still Attractive (VLO, MPC)

    September 19, 2016
    When crude oil prices decline, refiners and transporters expect higher margins.
  7. Top 5 Petroleum Stocks of 2016 (MPC, OAS)

    September 10, 2016
    WTI crude oil prices rebounded to $50 per barrel in August 2016. Risk-tolerant investors should keep these top five petroleum ...
  8. Tough Times Ahead for U.S. Refiners

    July 8, 2016
    Despite increased motor travel, the summer of 2016 may not be fruitful for U.S. oil refiners. Here’s why
  9. BlackRock Global Allocation Fund Performance Case Study (MCLOX)

    April 29, 2016
    Explore the performance of the BlackRock Global Allocation Fund since 2012, including a summary of how currency fluctuations ...
  10. The 2016 Outlook For Oil Refiners

    February 25, 2016
    Many refiners have benefited from wide crack spreads in recent years but profits may suffer when crude oil stabilizes.
  11. These Energy Stocks Are Poised For A Pop (MPC, CVI)

    February 16, 2016
    Falling energy prices have pushed many companies to unjustifiably low levels. Ultra-low readings on RSI indicators suggest ...
  12. Does Marathon's Dividend Need to Slow Down? (MPC)

    February 12, 2016
    Yield alone won't offer enough protection if the business fundamentals are suffering.
  13. The Top 4 Dividend-Paying Material Stocks for 2016 (APD, NUE)

    January 28, 2016
    Explore detailed analyses of the top four dividend-paying basic materials stocks, and learn why they are poised to rise and ...
  14. The 5 Best Buy-and-Hold Energy Stocks (MMP, TSO)

    October 2, 2015
    Understand why energy companies' stock are volatile when oil prices are volatile. Learn about the top five energy companies ...
  15. Marathon Petroleum Raises Dividend by Nearly 30% (MPC)

    August 4, 2015
    The shareholder payout at oil refiner Marathon Petroleum (NYSE: MPC) is gushing. The company has raised its quarterly dividend ...
  16. Top Oil Stocks that Pay Regular Dividends (XOM, CVX)

    April 21, 2015
    Eyeing oil stocks that pay regular dividends? Consider these refinery plays.
  17. Companies Affected Most by Low Oil Prices

    February 13, 2015
    Low oil prices have affected many companies. Some consumers and producers who rely on oil as a key input benefit, while others ...
  18. Valero Stockholders: Should You Keep The Spin-Off Shares?

    April 8, 2013
    Spin-off's have a history of performing well in the first months of going public, but will this be the case for Valero?
  19. Diesel Fuel Offers An Interesting Play

    October 19, 2011
    Use the increased demand for diesel to your advantage. Check out these picks for some good side bets in the energy sector. ...
  20. Marathon Oil Or Marathon Petroleum: Which Is The Better Stock?

    July 25, 2011
    At the end of June, Marathon spun off its downstream assets. I'll look at which company is the better stock.
  21. Say Hello To Marathon Petroleum Corporation

    July 5, 2011
    Marathon Petroleum Corporation is the latest energy company for investors to consider after Marathon Oil completed the spin ...