Analyst Earnings Estimates Scan: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

The hedge fund run by Kenneth Mario Garschina held 1.41M shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $79.29 million, down from 1.70 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hayek Kallen Investment Management who had been investing in Icon Plc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.36 billion market cap company. 2,980,200 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,460,250. Tiaa Cref Invest Mngmt Ltd Company has 2.00 million shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK) has risen 13.98% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.08% the S&P500.

Clarkston Capital Partners Llc increased its stake in Paychex Inc (PAYX) by 3.25% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cs Mckee Lp bought 35,985 shares as the company's stock rose 5.52% with the market. The firm owned 64,292 shares of the oil and gas company's stock after acquiring an additional 4,280 shares during the quarter.

Meyer Handelman Co, which manages about $1.97B and $2.19 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in At & T Inc (NYSE:T) by 16,750 shares to 210,127 shares, valued at $8.23 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. The stock increased 1.99% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $18.93. Diamond Hill Capital Mngmt Inc stated it has 3.78M shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. ICON Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:ICLR) has risen 40.78% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.65% the S&P500. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Therefore 45% are positive. Paychex had 42 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, July 5 with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, June 1. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Buy" on Monday, January 8. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to "Overweight" on Wednesday, August 26. The stock has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, October 27. Marathon Petroleum now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $69.50. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Outperform" on Friday, February 12.

Perhaps, that suggests something about why 0.51% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.11%. It fall, as 52 investors sold MPC shares while 292 reduced holdings. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in Marathon Petroleum by 4.1% in the second quarter. 380.18 million shares or 0.85% less from 383.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 1,200 are owned by Nikko Asset Mgmt Americas Inc. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)'s short interest is 20.77 million shares, or 2.46% of the float. The number of shares now owned by investors are 483.76 mln. Wisconsin-based Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Communications has invested 0% in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE). Private Advisor Grp Inc Ltd Liability holds 12,853 shares. Loomis Sayles & Company Ltd Partnership holds 644,467 shares. Tokio Marine Asset Management Communications holds 0.04% or 4,874 shares. Franklin Res holds 29.15 million shares or 0.19% of its portfolio. Lucus Advsr Ltd Liability Com has 0.5% invested in Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) for 44,306 shares. Thrivent Fin For Lutherans invested in 307,023 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Regions Finance Corporation holds 36,391 shares.

Since September 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $7.73 million activity. Bank of Montreal Can acquired a new stake in shares of Marathon Oil Corporation during the second quarter valued at about $9,200,000. Nichols Rodney P. also sold $413,864 worth of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) on Thursday, December 14. They expect $0.91 earnings per share, up 18.18% or $0.14 from last year's $0.77 per share.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation has a consensus outperform rating from 19 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 2.61% of shares outstanding. It also increased its holding in Lennar Corp by 19,821 shares in the quarter, for a total of 646,561 shares, and has risen its stake in Hrg Group Inc (NYSE:HRG). BMO Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $18.0 target. Therefore 57% are positive. General Electric Company had 81 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, April 28 report. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, June 8 report. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, July 29 by Buckingham Research. SunTrust maintained the shares of ICLR in report on Monday, October 30 with "Buy" rating. Barrington Research upgraded Gentherm Incorporated (NASDAQ:THRM) rating on Friday, January 13. RBC Capital Markets has "Underperform" rating and $47 target. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, May 25 by TD Securities. Finally, UBS Group downgraded Marathon Petroleum from a buy rating to a neutral rating and lifted their price target for the company from $63.00 to $65.00 in a research note on Sunday, November 26th.

Snow Capital Management Lp, which manages about $3.43 billion and $2.07B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in American Equity Investment Lif (NYSE:AEL) by 159,936 shares to 2.28M shares, valued at $66.20M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) by 15,840 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 77,895 shares, and cut its stake in Graco Inc (NYSE:GGG).



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