MPC stock: buy or sell

MPC stock price: $55.28 1.73% At close on Jul 28th, 2021

Updated on:
Jul 29th, 2021


MPC stock brief

  • Marathon Petroleum closed on Wednesday at $55.28 after growing a 1.73%.
  • Marathon Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in refining, marketing, retailing, and transporting petroleum products primarily in the United States.

Should I buy Marathon Petroleum stock?

All successful traders recommend adhering to a trading strategy and not make decisions based on subjective opinions, rumors or feelings. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. At, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best

Is $MPC stock a buy?

In the current situation of Marathon Petroleum there is not any eligible buy setup. This doesn't mean $MPC will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell Marathon Petroleum stock?

How to know when is it time to sell Marathon Petroleum?. In the same way as when we have to buy shares, choosing when is the best time to sell is not a whimsy decision, and we must use our own trading strategy. We like very simple setups to guide us on when is the best time to sell a stock. Be aware that these setups should not be used for shorting $MPC stock

A guiding principle is that you should never keep a trade that results in losses greater than those expected upon the buy. When to sell shares should always be ruled by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Marathon Petroleum stock?

Currently, Marathon Petroleum stock doesn't match any of our preferred sell setups, so if you hold Marathon Petroleum shares and your operation is in profit probably is not time to sell now

Marathon Petroleum ratings

We don't have any rating posted in the last month for Marathon Petroleum

Marathon Petroleum stock analysis

SMAs overview

MPC stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistance levels are:

  • R1: $55.29 (0.02% above)
  • R2: $56.35 (1.94% above)
  • R3: $56.43 (2.08% above)
  • The current supports are:

  • S1: $54.73 (-0.99% below)
  • S2: $54.56 (-1.30% below)
  • S3: $54.04 (-2.24% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    Since the price broke down the lower band on July 20, the price rebounded by 9.55%

    MPC stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    The RSI broke out the oversold line of 30 on July 21 after just being in the oversold zone for just one day (what can be considered a strength signal). The RSI reading on Wednesday was 44.88. Since that level was crossed up, Marathon Petroleum price skyrocketed a 6.06%

    MPC stock RSI chart

    Marathon Petroleum stock price history

    Marathon Petroleum started trading priced at an adjusted price1 of $14.27 on Jun 2011. Since then, MPC stock surged by 287.39%, with an average of 28.74% per year. An investment of $1,000USD on the IPO would worth $3,873.86 today.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    MPC stock price history chart

    Price target for Marathon Petroleum stock

    Nobody can predict how much a stock will be priced tomorrow. Banks and financial organisations issue their analysis predicting how a stock will performance in the future.

    The following table shows the price target published by analysts in the last 30 days. Again, these targets are not direct recommendations for small traders and should not be followed blindly.

    We don't have any target price published in the previous 4 weeks for Marathon Petroleum.

    Earnings and financials

    Investors event was hosted by Marathon Petroleum ($MPC) last April after presenting the financial report.

    This compares to Earnings of $-1.33 per share same quarter last year, so current EPS means 100.00%. Looking at turnover, figures fell a -9.88% compared to $252.9B same quarter last year.

    MPC ($MPC) is releasing financial report next November.

    Marathon Petroleum performance

    MPC performance compared
    Marathon Petroleum ($MPC) -9.30% -0.90% 27.20%

    The comments expressed in this post are personal and not recommendations for you to buy or sell shares. The author of this document does not know the individual circumstances of the reader, his or her own financial statements or his or her own best interests at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Comments are posted for general educational purposes only

    MPC summary

    Wednesday, July 28th, 2021
    Day range$54.14 - $55.81
    Previous close$54.34
    Session gain1.73%
    Average true range$2.27
    50d mov avg$59.60
    100d mov avg$57.23
    200d mov avg$49.03
    Earnings dateNovember 1st, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Marathon Petroleum stock symbol?

    Marathon Petroleum Corporation is a public company trading in the US stock market with the MPC symbol

    Is Marathon Petroleum stock a buy or sell?

    Marathon Petroleum had no ratings in the last 4 weeks Read the article to get additional tips on trading MPC stock.

    Will MPC go up?

    There were no forecasts published by market analysts in the last month for Marathon Petroleum.