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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.31
MPC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. MPC: 0.31 )
MPC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1   Max: N/A
Current: 0.31

Equity to Asset 0.38
MPC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. MPC: 0.38 )
MPC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.38

0.34
0.43
Interest Coverage 20.05
MPC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.05 vs. MPC: 20.05 )
MPC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 20.05   Max: 231.88
Current: 20.05

20.05
231.88
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 5.00
M-Score: -2.89
WACC vs ROIC
13.05%
24.02%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 5.61
MPC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. MPC: 5.61 )
MPC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 6.48
Current: 5.61

1.43
6.48
Net-margin (%) 3.50
MPC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. MPC: 3.50 )
MPC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 4.11
Current: 3.5

0.98
4.11
ROE (%) 29.83
MPC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. MPC: 29.83 )
MPC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.96   Max: 31.97
Current: 29.83

4.96
31.97
ROA (%) 10.66
MPC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. MPC: 10.66 )
MPC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.28   Max: 12.8
Current: 10.66

2.28
12.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 32.05
MPC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. MPC: 32.05 )
MPC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 8.46   Max: 43
Current: 32.05

8.46
43
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.70
MPC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. MPC: 15.70 )
MPC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 21.8
Current: 15.7

0
21.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.60
MPC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: -6.50 vs. MPC: 12.60 )
MPC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 38.4
Current: 12.6

0
38.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.50
MPC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. MPC: 9.50 )
MPC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 56.4
Current: 9.5

0
56.4
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

MPC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Stanley Druckenmiller 123,400 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 8,821 sh (New)
T Boone Pickens 62,183 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 40,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,073 sh (+56.98%)
Ron Baron 11,078 sh (+44.28%)
David Dreman 3,288 sh (+32.47%)
Alan Fournier 2,780,000 sh (+10.18%)
John Burbank 1,531,201 sh (+9.01%)
James Barrow 5,230,648 sh (+5.54%)
John Griffin 2,900,000 sh (+3.94%)
Eric Mindich 2,420,468 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 1,500,000 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 38,991 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 1,500,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 4,601 sh (-4.23%)
Pioneer Investments 1,405,249 sh (-16.43%)
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Q3 2014

MPC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ken Fisher 2,948 sh (New)
Jim Simons 93,200 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 112,206 sh (+1172.03%)
T Boone Pickens 93,605 sh (+50.53%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,572 sh (+45.55%)
John Griffin 3,155,000 sh (+8.79%)
Ron Baron 11,778 sh (+6.32%)
David Dreman 3,421 sh (+4.05%)
Bernard Horn 40,291 sh (+3.33%)
Eric Mindich 1,500,000 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier 2,780,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 1,438,832 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
James Barrow 4,942,348 sh (-5.51%)
Eric Mindich 1,937,468 sh (-19.95%)
John Burbank 617,714 sh (-59.66%)
Ray Dalio 2,400 sh (-94.00%)
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Q4 2014

MPC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Murray Stahl 2,223 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 20,700 sh (New)
John Hussman 44,000 sh (New)
Ron Baron 13,178 sh (+11.89%)
James Barrow 5,474,922 sh (+10.78%)
Alan Fournier 3,060,511 sh (+10.09%)
John Griffin 3,155,000 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 40,291 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
David Dreman 3,296 sh (-3.65%)
Pioneer Investments 1,287,595 sh (-10.51%)
T Boone Pickens 53,146 sh (-43.22%)
Joel Greenblatt 7,138 sh (-93.64%)
John Burbank 33,991 sh (-94.50%)
Eric Mindich 56,514 sh (-97.08%)
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Q1 2015

MPC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Ken Fisher 2,008 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 45,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,376 sh (New)
Jim Simons 573,117 sh (New)
David Dreman 6,671 sh (+102.40%)
James Barrow 8,012,570 sh (+46.35%)
John Burbank 41,136 sh (+21.02%)
Ron Baron 13,478 sh (+2.28%)
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 6,296 sh (-11.80%)
Pioneer Investments 926,138 sh (-28.07%)
Alan Fournier 2,168,683 sh (-29.14%)
John Hussman 25,000 sh (-43.18%)
John Griffin 1,750,000 sh (-44.53%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Marathon Petroleum Corp

Bernard Horn Comments on Marathon Petroleum - Mar 16, 2015

One bright spot was Marathon Petroleum (MPC). The company differentiates itself from competitors with a business model that focuses on domestic refining and gas station franchises. Refining margins are up and refiners, like Marathon Petroleum, are increasing throughput ahead of expected additions to production in 2015. In the past year, Marathon Petroleum’s division Speedway acquired Hess, expanding its retail station presence from nine to 23 states throughout the East Coast and Southeast. Recent lower gas prices may spur on more travel and subsequently more stops at gas stations.

From Bernard Horn (Trades, Portfolio)’s Polaris Global Value Fund Q4 2014 Shareholder Letter.

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Baron Funds Comments on Marathon Petroleum Corp - Feb 25, 2014

Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) is one of the largest independent refiners and marketers of crude oil and refined products in the U.S. The shares performed strongly during the fourth quarter as investors anticipated rising profitability due to signals that refining margins were expanding on widening price differentials between domestic and international oil prices. Shares also appeared to benefit from increased visibility into Marathon's pipeline of midstream assets that can be dropped down into its Master Limited Partnership in the future.

From Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio)'s Baron Funds fourth quarter 2013 commentary.

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Top Ranked Articles about Marathon Petroleum Corp

Bernard Horn Comments on Marathon Petroleum
One bright spot was Marathon Petroleum (MPC). The company differentiates itself from competitors with a business model that focuses on domestic refining and gas station franchises. Refining margins are up and refiners, like Marathon Petroleum, are increasing throughput ahead of expected additions to production in 2015. In the past year, Marathon Petroleum’s division Speedway acquired Hess, expanding its retail station presence from nine to 23 states throughout the East Coast and Southeast. Recent lower gas prices may spur on more travel and subsequently more stops at gas stations. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 9.10
MPC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
92% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 445.90 vs. MPC: 9.10 )
MPC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 18.65
Current: 9.1

3.6
18.65
Forward P/E 11.92
MPC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MPC: 11.92 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 9.10
MPC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
94% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 471.40 vs. MPC: 9.10 )
MPC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.59   Max: 18.66
Current: 9.1

3.59
18.66
P/B 2.50
MPC's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. MPC: 2.50 )
MPC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 2.69
Current: 2.5

0.96
2.69
P/S 0.30
MPC's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. MPC: 0.30 )
MPC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.36
Current: 0.3

0.13
0.36
PFCF 15.10
MPC's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MPC: 15.10 )
MPC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 32.9
Current: 15.1

2.8
32.9
POCF 8.30
MPC's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.45 vs. MPC: 8.30 )
MPC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 13.5
Current: 8.3

2.1
13.5
EV-to-EBIT 6.52
MPC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
96% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 62.89 vs. MPC: 6.52 )
MPC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 11.5
Current: 6.52

2.4
11.5
Current Ratio 1.32
MPC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. MPC: 1.32 )
MPC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.32

0.81
1.59
Quick Ratio 0.67
MPC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. MPC: 0.67 )
MPC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.17
Current: 0.67

0.46
1.17
Days Inventory 26.03
MPC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
79% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 33.93 vs. MPC: 26.03 )
MPC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 16.92   Max: 31.56
Current: 26.03

16.92
31.56
Days Sales Outstanding 13.35
MPC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 30.33 vs. MPC: 13.35 )
MPC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 11.62   Max: 28.34
Current: 13.35

11.62
28.34

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.90
MPC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
65% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. MPC: 1.90 )
MPC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 2.7
Current: 1.9

0.52
2.7
Dividend Payout 0.17
MPC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. MPC: 0.17 )
MPC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.78
Current: 0.17

0.06
0.78
Dividend growth (3y) 59.90
MPC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
97% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. MPC: 59.90 )
MPC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 59.9
Current: 59.9

0
59.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.90
MPC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
69% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. MPC: 1.90 )
MPC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 2.7
Current: 1.9

0.52
2.7
Share Buyback Rate 7.00
MPC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. MPC: 7.00 )
MPC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: 4
Current: 7

0
4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.90
MPC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. MPC: 2.90 )
MPC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 2.73
Current: 2.9

1.05
2.73
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
MPC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MPC: 1.30 )
MPC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.41
Current: 1.3

0.5
1.41
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.40
MPC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MPC: 0.40 )
MPC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.36
Current: 0.4

Price/Graham Number 1.10
MPC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
88% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MPC: 1.10 )
MPC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.37
Current: 1.1

0.41
1.37
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 15.40
MPC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
95% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. MPC: 15.40 )
MPC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 8.7   Max: 42.5
Current: 15.4

8.7
42.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 39.29
MPC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. MPC: 39.29 )
MPC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 39.3   Max: 39.9
Current: 39.29

39.3
39.9

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Refining & Marketing » Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing
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Traded in other countries:MPN.Germany,
Marathon Petroleum Corp is incorporated in Delaware on November 9, 2009. The Company is a marketer, transporter and transporter of petroleum product refiners in the United States. The Company operates currently owns and operates seven refineries, all located in the United States, with an aggregate crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.7 mmbpcd. The Companies refineries supply refined products to resellers and consumers within its market areas, including the Midwest, Gulf Coast and Southeast regions of the United States. It distributes refined products to its customers through private domestic fleets of inland petroleum product barges, terminal operations in the United States, and a combination of MPC-owned and third-party-owned trucking and rail assets. As of December 31, 2013, it had ownership interests in approximately 8,300 miles of crude oil and refined product pipelines to deliver crude oil to its refineries and other locations and refined products to wholesale and retail market areas. It operates in three segments namely Refining & Marketing, Speedway and Pipeline Transportation. The Refining & Marketing refines crude oil and other feedstocks at its seven refineries in the Gulf Coast and Midwest regions of the United States, purchases ethanol and refined products for resale and distributes refined products through various means, including barges, terminals and trucks that it owns or operates. The Company sells refined products to wholesale marketing customers domestically and internationally, buyers on the spot market, Speedway(r) business segment and to independent entrepreneurs who operate Marathon(r) retail outlets. The Speedway segment sells transportation fuels and convenience products in the retail market in the Midwest, through Speedway convenience stores and Pipeline Transportation segment transports crude oil and other feedstocks to its refineries and other locations, delivers refined products to wholesale and retail market areas and includes the aggregated operations of MPLX LP and MPC's retained pipeline assets and investments.
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