Marathon Petroleum Dividend yield

 Price  142.77
 Dividend  3.00
 Earnings  33.20
 Cash-flow  36.61
 Book value  62.07
 Equity  60.69

Marathon Petroleum is part of Oil and Gas Producers business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Marathon Petroleum is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Marathon Petroleum stock dividend

Marathon Petroleum paid a total dividend of 1,326 million USD last year, for a market value of 63,104 millions (Market Cap 62,923 millions). Marathon Petroleum dividend per share is 3.00 USD, and his stock market price 142.77 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Marathon Petroleum has a dividend yield of 2.10%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Oil and Gas industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Marathon Petroleum stocks dividend with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or other of the high USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Marathon Petroleum

Marathon Petroleum Dividend Payout

About the ability of Marathon Petroleum to maintain his current dividend of USD 3.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.10%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Marathon Petroleum payout on ernings is currently 9.04%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 39.34% and 38.55% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Marathon Petroleumcan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Marathon Petroleum is USD 36.61 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 3.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Marathon Petroleum, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Oil and Gas industry and Oil and Gas Producers sector companies.

Marathon Petroleum payout

Marathon Petroleum Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Marathon Petroleum's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Marathon Petroleum dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Oil and Gas Producers stocks.

Marathon Petroleum stock dividend history

Marathon Petroleum Stock performance

Finally, last moth Marathon Petroleum showed a return of 7.30% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.44% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 41.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Marathon Petroleum stock and market return