Marathon Petroleum

NYSE: MPC
$36.67
+$0.94 (+2.6%)
Closing price August 7, 2020
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The top analyst upgrades, downgrades and other research calls from Tuesday include Agnico Eagle Mines, Ford, Marathon Petroleum, Roku, Spotify and Quest Diagnostics.
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The top analyst upgrades, downgrades and other research calls from Thursday include Andeavor, Cimarex Energy, Groupon, Macy's, Marathon Petroleum, Match Group and Republic Services.
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Marathon Petroleum and Andeavor have agreed to merger in a deal that will create the largest oil refining firm in the United States with more than 3 million barrels a day of refining capacity.
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