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) -- The ex-dividend date for Marathon Petroleum (NYSE: MPC) is Monday, November 19, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 35 cents per share. At a price of $53.86 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.6%. The average volume for Marathon has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Marathon has a market cap of $18.02 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 59.6% 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 7.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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