Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for December 21

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Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) experienced unusually high volume on Dec. 21, as the stock lost 1.89% to a closing price of $50.35. The stock saw 8.33 million shares trade hands over the course of the day on 53,869 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 5.36 million shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.

Marathon Petroleum Corp. has a P/B ratio of 2.19. It also has a P/E ratio of 8. The stock has traded between $60.38 and $37.62 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $52.53, and its 200-day SMA $50.94.

Marathon Petroleum Corp is a supplier of gasoline and distillates to resellers and consumers. Its refining, marketing and transportation operations are concentrated in the Midwest, Gulf Coast and Southeast regions of the U.S.

Headquartered in Findlay, OH, Marathon Petroleum Corp. has 45,340 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Gary R. Heminger.

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