Why Marathon Petroleum Is Poised to Bounce Back
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Marathon, and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Oil and gas refining and marketing
CEO Gary Heminger (since 2011)
CFO Donald Templin (since 2011)
Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity
$4.7 billion / $3.4 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 199 members who have rated Marathon believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Undervalued by [P/E ratio] and [dividend yield]. I see this sector balancing up going forward. Not sure why it's as depressed as it is right now, but willing to bet on upside for the next couple of years.
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