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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.05
MPLX's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
54% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. MPLX: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
MPLX' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.05 Max: N/A
Current: 0.05
Equity-to-Asset 0.62
MPLX's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. MPLX: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
MPLX' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.62
0.38
0.95
Interest Coverage 2.40
MPLX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.29 vs. MPLX: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MPLX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 490 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.4
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.53
Beneish M-Score: -1.83
WACC vs ROIC
11.80%
3.86%
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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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 19.58
MPLX's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
54% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 17.34 vs. MPLX: 19.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
MPLX' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.58  Med: 30.9 Max: 32.15
Current: 19.58
19.58
32.15
Net Margin % 9.00
MPLX's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
56% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 8.34 vs. MPLX: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
MPLX' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9  Med: 16.23 Max: 32.64
Current: 9
9
32.64
ROE % 0.01
MPLX's ROE % is ranked lower than
68% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. MPLX: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
MPLX' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 6.67 Max: 21.63
Current: 0.01
0.01
21.63
ROA % 1.43
MPLX's ROA % is ranked lower than
59% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. MPLX: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
MPLX' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 8.11 Max: 20.57
Current: 1.43
1.42
20.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 4.41
MPLX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
66% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.46 vs. MPLX: 4.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
MPLX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.41  Med: 14.88 Max: 24.71
Current: 4.41
4.41
24.71
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.30
MPLX's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -11.40 vs. MPLX: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
MPLX' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.65 Max: 16.2
Current: 5.3
0
16.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 4.00
MPLX's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. MPLX: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
MPLX' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2 Max: 18.1
Current: 4
0
18.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -85.70
MPLX's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
98% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. MPLX: -85.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
MPLX' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -42.85 Max: 81.1
Current: -85.7
0
81.1
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

MPLX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Ron Baron 32,300 sh (+37.45%)
T Boone Pickens 38,195 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2016

MPLX Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Ron Baron 46,500 sh (+43.96%)
T Boone Pickens 15,119 sh (-60.42%)
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Q3 2016

MPLX Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 390,767 sh (New)
Ron Baron 46,500 sh (unchged)
T Boone Pickens 15,119 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2016

MPLX Guru Trades in Q4 2016

T Boone Pickens 73,972 sh (+389.27%)
Jim Simons 1,554,267 sh (+297.75%)
Ron Baron 34,200 sh (-26.45%)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Midstream » Oil & Gas Midstream    NAICS: 213112    SIC: 4612
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Traded in other countries:M0X.Germany,
MPLX LP owns, operates, develops and acquires pipelines and other midstream assets related to the transportation and storage of crude oil, refined products and other hydrocarbon-based products.

MPLX LP is a master limited partnership formed in 2012 by MPC to own, operate, develop and acquire midstream energy infrastructure assets. It is engaged in the gathering, processing and transportation of natural gas; the gathering, transportation, fractionation, storage and marketing of NGLs; and the gathering, transportation and storage of crude oil and refined petroleum products. The Company conducts its operations in the operating segments: Logistics and Storage and Gathering and Processing. The Logistics and Storage segment includes transportation and storage of crude oil, refined products and other hydrocarbon-based products, primarily in the Midwest and Gulf Coast regions of the United States. These assets consist of a network of common carrier crude oil and refined product pipeline systems and associated storage assets and an inland marine business. The Gathering and Processing segment operates several natural gas gathering systems that have a combined 5,439 mmcf/d throughput capacity in six states. Its Natural Gas processing operates five complexes in the Marcellus Shale, including: processing, gathering, and C2+ fractionation at the Houston Complex located in Washington County, Pennsylvania, and at the Keystone Complex located in Butler County, Pennsylvania; and processing and de-ethanization at the Majorsville Complex located in Marshall County, West Virginia, at the Mobley Complex located in Wetzel County, West Virginia, at the Sherwood Complex located in Doddridge County.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 30.03
MPLX's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 22.68 vs. MPLX: 30.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 23.64
MPLX's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
59% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 20.41 vs. MPLX: 23.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
MPLX' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.09  Med: 37.92 Max: 146.12
Current: 23.64
17.09
146.12
PB Ratio 1.26
MPLX's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. MPLX: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
MPLX' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 2.12 Max: 7.81
Current: 1.26
0.58
7.81
PS Ratio 4.53
MPLX's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. MPLX: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MPLX' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 5.56 Max: 9.69
Current: 4.53
1.63
9.69
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 145.75
MPLX's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
95% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 16.19 vs. MPLX: 145.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
MPLX' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.39  Med: 31.26 Max: 159.5
Current: 145.75
15.39
159.5
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.02
MPLX's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
54% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.11 vs. MPLX: 9.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
MPLX' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 12.06 Max: 22.01
Current: 9.02
4.5
22.01
EV-to-EBIT 38.09
MPLX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
95% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 20.01 vs. MPLX: 38.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MPLX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.8  Med: 25.85 Max: 74.4
Current: 38.09
10.8
74.4
EV-to-EBITDA 17.37
MPLX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
82% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 13.26 vs. MPLX: 17.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MPLX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.3  Med: 18.8 Max: 32.2
Current: 17.37
8.3
32.2
Current Ratio 1.05
MPLX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. MPLX: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MPLX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.34 Max: 5.85
Current: 1.05
0.92
5.85
Quick Ratio 0.97
MPLX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. MPLX: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MPLX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.23 Max: 5.68
Current: 0.97
0.84
5.68
Days Inventory 15.52
MPLX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
52% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 16.16 vs. MPLX: 15.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MPLX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 15.25 Max: 27.64
Current: 15.52
7.8
27.64
Days Sales Outstanding 59.05
MPLX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
87% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 35.92 vs. MPLX: 59.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MPLX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.47  Med: 52.25 Max: 257.26
Current: 59.05
23.47
257.26
Days Payable 38.34
MPLX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
59% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 44.11 vs. MPLX: 38.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MPLX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.38  Med: 56.72 Max: 79.84
Current: 38.34
13.38
79.84

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 5.83
MPLX's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
80% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.13 vs. MPLX: 5.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
MPLX' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 2.19 Max: 9.3
Current: 5.83
0.46
9.3
Dividend Payout Ratio 676.67
MPLX's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. MPLX: 676.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
MPLX' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.34 Max: 676.67
Current: 676.67
0.86
676.67
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 25.30
MPLX's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. MPLX: 25.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
MPLX' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 25.3
Current: 25.3
0
25.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 5.87
MPLX's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
89% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.16 vs. MPLX: 5.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 5.83
MPLX's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. MPLX: 5.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
MPLX' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 2.19 Max: 9.3
Current: 5.83
0.46
9.3
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -113.20
MPLX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -8.10 vs. MPLX: -113.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MPLX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -113.2  Med: -51 Max: 0
Current: -113.2
-113.2
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.66
MPLX's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
72% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. MPLX: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
MPLX' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 1.97 Max: 9.06
Current: 1.66
1.63
9.06
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.29
MPLX's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. MPLX: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
MPLX' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 1.27 Max: 1.32
Current: 1.29
1.27
1.32
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.80
MPLX's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. MPLX: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MPLX' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.23
Current: 0.8
0.63
1.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.64
MPLX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
89% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. MPLX: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MPLX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 3.85 Max: 9.2
Current: 2.64
1.3
9.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,590
EPS (TTM) $ -0.04
Beta1.59
Short Percentage of Float4.84%
52-Week Range $25.98 - 39.43
Shares Outstanding (Mil)374.21

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 2,964 3,261 3,637
EPS ($) 1.18 1.75 2.05
EPS without NRI ($) 1.18 1.75 2.05
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 2.33 2.63 2.89
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