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) pushed the Energy industry lower today making it today's featured Energy laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.2%. By the end of trading, Marathon Petroleum fell $4.05 (-4.9%) to $78.36 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 6,921,241 shares of Marathon Petroleum exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3,688,900 shares. The stock ranged in price between $76.85-$81.63 after having opened the day at $79.93 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $82.41. Other companies within the Energy industry that declined today were:
), down 12.6%,
), down 11.1%,
), down 6.8% and
), down 6.5%.
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Marathon Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in refining, transporting, and marketing petroleum products primarily in the United States. It operates through Refining & Marketing, Speedway, and Pipeline Transportation segments. Marathon Petroleum has a market cap of $27.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 29.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.
TheStreet Ratings rates Marathon Petroleum as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall.
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On the positive front,
), down 31.6%,
), down 16.8%,
), down 6.6% and
), down 6.4% , were all gainers within the energy industry with
) being today's featured energy industry leader.
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