Traders Revving Their Engines as Stock Reaches Most Active List: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC)

Early action on shares of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) puts the stock on today’s active list. At press time, the stock had seen a change of 1.64% from the opening price. Monitoring recent stock trading activity, the stock price has reached $47.02. Company shares have been recently noted at -18.72% off of the 52 week high and 66.77% away from the 52 week low. Narrowing in closer, the stock is -3.71% off of the 50 day high and 20.66% removed from the 50 day low.

Analyst Views

Sell side analysts that regularly cover the stock have provided price targets and recommendations on Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). According to First Call, the consensus price target for the company is $51.79. The consensus recommendation provided by analysts is currently 1.80. This number is based on a scale from 1 to 5. Analysts rating the company a 1 or 2 indicate a Buy recommendation. Analysts rating the company a 4 or 5 indicate a Sell recommendation. Analysts rating the company a 3 indicate a Hold recommendation.

Past Stock Performance

Year to date performance for Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) sits at -8.02%. For the quarter, the stock has changed 8.62%. Monthly stock performance comes in at 8.27%. Looking a little bit closer, performance over the past week is -2.52%.