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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.58
MPC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. MPC: 0.58 )
MPC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.58

Equity to Asset 0.36
MPC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. MPC: 0.36 )
MPC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.36

0.36
0.43
Interest Coverage 20.51
MPC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
83% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.96 vs. MPC: 20.51 )
MPC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 20.51   Max: 231.88
Current: 20.51

20.51
231.88
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.98
M-Score: -2.77
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 3.42
MPC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. MPC: 3.42 )
MPC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 6.48
Current: 3.42

1.43
6.48
Net-margin (%) 2.11
MPC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. MPC: 2.11 )
MPC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 4.11
Current: 2.11

0.98
4.11
ROE (%) 19.34
MPC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.82 vs. MPC: 19.34 )
MPC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 28.98
Current: 19.34

4.9
28.98
ROA (%) 7.44
MPC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. MPC: 7.44 )
MPC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.11   Max: 12.45
Current: 7.44

2.11
12.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 23.52
MPC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. MPC: 23.52 )
MPC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.37   Max: 42.29
Current: 23.52

5.37
42.29
Revenue Growth (%) 21.80
MPC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. MPC: 21.80 )
MPC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 21.8
Current: 21.8

0
21.8
EBITDA Growth (%) 38.40
MPC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. MPC: 38.40 )
MPC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 38.4
Current: 38.4

0
38.4
EPS Growth (%) 56.40
MPC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. MPC: 56.40 )
MPC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 56.4
Current: 56.4

0
56.4
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

MPC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Ray Dalio 70,000 sh (+293.26%)
Joel Greenblatt 79,046 sh (+114.19%)
Ron Baron 2,901 sh (+17.54%)
Daniel Loeb 1,250,000 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 4,000,000 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 29,091 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 1,215,000 sh (unchged)
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
James Barrow 4,860,448 sh (-0.21%)
Jeremy Grantham 280,458 sh (-5.91%)
Ken Fisher 3,181 sh (-12.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,000 sh (-21.88%)
Pioneer Investments 946,831 sh (-38.41%)
Jim Simons 1,116,700 sh (-42.54%)
Steven Cohen 49,833 sh (-94.82%)
John Burbank 7,000 sh (-98.8%)
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Q4 2013

MPC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Alan Fournier 1,710,001 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 315,900 sh (New)
David Dreman 3,035 sh (New)
John Griffin 2,790,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 674,606 sh (New)
John Burbank 597,091 sh (+8429.87%)
Ron Baron 6,878 sh (+137.09%)
Pioneer Investments 1,663,952 sh (+75.74%)
Eric Mindich 2,050,768 sh (+68.79%)
Ken Fisher 4,087 sh (+28.48%)
James Barrow 4,963,348 sh (+2.12%)
Caxton Associates 750,000 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 1,500,000 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 2,500,000 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 29,091 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 248,186 sh (-11.51%)
Daniel Loeb 1,000,000 sh (-20%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,076 sh (-38.48%)
Steven Cohen 13,563 sh (-72.78%)
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Q1 2014

MPC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

George Soros 525,857 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 4,804 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 71,415 sh (+426.54%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,691 sh (+150.03%)
John Burbank 1,404,646 sh (+135.25%)
Alan Fournier 2,523,201 sh (+47.56%)
Bernard Horn 38,991 sh (+34.03%)
Eric Mindich 2,420,468 sh (+18.03%)
Ron Baron 7,678 sh (+11.63%)
Pioneer Investments 1,681,459 sh (+1.05%)
Eric Mindich 1,500,000 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 2,790,000 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
James Barrow 4,956,148 sh (-0.15%)
David Dreman 2,482 sh (-18.22%)
Caxton Associates 541,377 sh (-19.75%)
Ken Fisher 2,307 sh (-43.55%)
Jeremy Grantham 71,250 sh (-71.29%)
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Q2 2014

MPC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 8,821 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 123,400 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 1,500,000 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 38,991 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 2,420,468 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Ken Fisher 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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MPC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.45%$79.4 - $96.69 $ 90.572%0
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Add 9.01%0.17%$79.4 - $96.69 $ 90.572%1531201
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 New Buy0.02%$79.4 - $96.69 $ 90.572%40000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy0.01%$79.4 - $96.69 $ 90.572%8821
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Add 32.47%$79.4 - $96.69 $ 90.572%3288
Ron Baron 2014-06-30 Add 44.28%$79.4 - $96.69 $ 90.572%11078
John Burbank 2014-03-31 Add 135.25%1.95%$82.31 - $94.5 $ 90.573%1404646
Daniel Loeb 2014-03-31 Sold Out 1.6%$82.31 - $94.5 $ 90.573%0
George Soros 2014-03-31 New Buy0.45%$82.31 - $94.5 $ 90.573%525857
John Griffin 2013-12-31 New Buy2.6%$62.1 - $89.54 $ 90.5718%2790000
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Add 8429.87%1.88%$62.1 - $89.54 $ 90.5718%597091
Daniel Loeb 2013-12-31 Reduce -20%0.4%$62.1 - $89.54 $ 90.5718%1000000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.17%$62.1 - $89.54 $ 90.5718%0
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.04%$62.1 - $89.54 $ 90.5718%0
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$62.1 - $89.54 $ 90.5718%3035
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 Add 137.09%$62.1 - $89.54 $ 90.5718%6878
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Reduce -98.8%1.38%$62.99 - $75.09 $ 90.5729%7000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 114.19%0.09%$62.99 - $75.09 $ 90.5729%79046
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Add 293.26%0.03%$62.99 - $75.09 $ 90.5729%70000
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Guru Investment Theses on Marathon Petroleum Corp

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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Baron Funds Comments on Marathon Petroleum Corp
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. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.30
MPC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. MPC: 14.30 )
MPC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 18.65
Current: 14.3

3.6
18.65
P/B 2.50
MPC's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. MPC: 2.50 )
MPC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 2.68
Current: 2.5

0.96
2.68
P/S 0.30
MPC's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 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 12.80
MPC's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MPC: 12.80 )
MPC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 32.9
Current: 12.8

2.8
32.9
EV-to-EBIT 9.27
MPC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 20.21 vs. MPC: 9.27 )
MPC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 11.5
Current: 9.27

2.4
11.5
Current Ratio 1.23
MPC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. MPC: 1.23 )
MPC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.23

0.81
1.59
Quick Ratio 0.72
MPC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. MPC: 0.72 )
MPC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.17
Current: 0.72

0.46
1.17

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.90
MPC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 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 0.27
MPC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
83% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. MPC: 0.27 )
MPC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.78
Current: 0.27

0.06
0.78
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.90
MPC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
63% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 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 4.00
MPC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. MPC: 4.00 )
MPC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: 4
Current: 4

0
4

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.70
MPC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. MPC: 2.70 )
MPC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 2.77
Current: 2.7

1.05
2.77
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
MPC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MPC: 1.10 )
MPC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.47
Current: 1.1

0.53
1.47
Price/Graham Number 1.30
MPC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
72% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. MPC: 1.30 )
MPC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.37
Current: 1.3

0.41
1.37
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.90
MPC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. MPC: 10.90 )
MPC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 8.7   Max: 42.5
Current: 10.9

8.7
42.5

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 the state of Ohio. The company Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) is the name of the parent company which includes several subsidiary companies including Marathon Petroleum Company LP, Marathon Pipe Line LLC, and Speedway LLC. The company is the transportation of fuels refiner and the largest refiner in the Midwest. MPC's refining, marketing and transportation operations are concentrated primarily in the Midwest, Gulf Coast and Southeast regions of the United States. Its operations are strategically located to serve major markets. They include a six-plant refining network, a comprehensive terminal and transportation system, and extensive wholesale and retail marketing operations. This includes both the Marathon Brand and MPC's wholly owned retail marketing subsidiary, Speedway LLC, the nation's fourth largest chain of company-owned and operated retail gasoline and convenience stores. Marathon Petroleum Corporation's (MPC) operations include a six-plant refinery network with 1,142,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil. The company's six refineries are managed as one integrated system, enhancing flexibility in supplying markets throughout the Midwest and Southeast. The company's marketing organization is recognized as a consistent leader in the petroleum industry. It provides transportation fuels, asphalt and specialty products throughout the United States. Its comprehensive product line supports commercial, industrial and retail operations. The company is a large wholesale supplier of gasoline and distillate to resellers and consumers within its market area. Light products are sold through 62 company-owned and approximately 45 third party terminals throughout 18 states. On the retail side, and most visible to the consumer, are the approximately 5,100 Marathon branded stations, and approximately 1,350 outlets owned and operated by MPC subsidiary Speedway LLC.
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