The Stock Market's Big Bargains Are Here — and They're on the Rise

It’s easy to invest in popular stocks. It’s a lot harder to be first to spot a change in the way investors are thinking about entire industries and to buy shares of beaten-down companies. Over the long run, though, having the courage to buck the trend can mean the difference betw Source: Industry Insights


Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 17, 2020

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 17, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.58 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 10, 2020. Shareholders who purchased MPC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend paym Source: Industry Insights


How the Stock Market Hit Record Highs as the Pandemic Worsened

Friday was a good day on Wall Street, as the stock market moved higher even in the face of huge challenges. Between the presidential transition in Washington, the COVID-19 pandemic, and tough economic and business conditions throughout much of the world, market participants never Source: Industry Insights


Thursday Sector Laggards: Energy, Utilities

The worst performing sector as of midday Thursday is the Energy sector, showing a 2.9% loss. Within that group, Phillips 66 (Symbol: PSX) and Marathon Petroleum Corp. (Symbol: MPC) are two large stocks that are lagging, showing a loss of 5.4% and 4.8%, respectively. Among ene Source: Industry Insights


December 31st Options Now Available For Marathon Petroleum (MPC)

Investors in Marathon Petroleum Corp. (Symbol: MPC) saw new options become available today, for the December 31st expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the MPC options chain for the new December 31st contracts and identified one p Source: Industry Insights


Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross – MPC

In trading on Monday, shares of Marathon Petroleum Corp. (Symbol: MPC) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $35.01, changing hands as high as $38.22 per share. Marathon Petroleum Corp. shares are currently trading up about 15.6% on the day. The chart below shows the Source: Industry Insights


Refining Stocks Are Rocketing on COVID-19 Vaccine News Today

What happenedShares of leading refining companies Marathon Petroleum (NYSE: MPC), Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX), and Valero (NYSE: VLO) rallied more than 10% by 10:15 a.m. EST on Monday. Fueling this rally was news that a vaccine candidate by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer was more than 9 Source: Industry Insights