Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) reported sales (ttm) of 61.73 Billion, whereas, 7 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 15786.8 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 18611.3 million and lower end at 10568.2 million while the year ago reported sale was 0 million.

4 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Feb 1, 2017- Feb 6, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 17386.6 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 19734 million and 13782.3 million respectively.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Nov 21 at 0.58, whereas, 18 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.38. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.85 and lower end at 0.06 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.82.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.47 reported by 15 number of analyst for the quarter ending Feb 1, 2017- Feb 6, 2017. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.47 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.84 and 0.16 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 1.07. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 2 analysts is at -18.07%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at -14.9 and -21.23.

Valuation Ratios of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 22.16 while the company’s industry has 27.13 P/E and the sector P/E is 31.44. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 13.79 and low P/E is 4.99, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 58.71 and 29.79 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 14.46 for the industry and 8.17 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, 56 has Beta of 1.8 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.1 and 0.94 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of 56 stands at 0.4 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 1.86. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 8.29, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 17.77 and 15.1 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) stands at 2.91 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 8.45 and 1.07 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 43.17 and 10.42.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) Trading Statistics:

The company surged 2.26% and closed its last trading session at $45.98. The market capitalization of the company is at $24.82 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $58.52 on Dec 3, 2015 and 52-week Low of $29.24 on Feb 9, 2016. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 3.17% and Monthly Volatility of 3.34%. The Beta for the company stands at 1.8 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.57.