Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Marathon Petroleum (NYSE: MPC) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $56.31, above its previous 52-week high of $56.22 with 187,669 shares traded as of 9:41 a.m. ET. Average volume has been three million shares over the past 30 days. Marathon has a market cap of $18.44 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 63.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Marathon Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in refining, transporting, and marketing petroleum products primarily in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.8, equal to the average energy industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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