Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape
If you would invest 8,155
in Marathon Petroleum Corporation on April 20, 2013
and sell it today you would earn a total of 113.00
from holding Marathon Petroleum Corporation or generate 1.39%
return on investment over 30
days. Marathon Petroleum Corporation is generating 0.2% of daily returns assuming volatility of 2.83%
on return distribution over 30 days investment horizon. In other words, 37% of equities are less volatile than the company and above 89% of equities are expected to generate higher returns over the next 30 days.
Daily Expected Return (%)
Considering 30-days investment horizon, Marathon Petroleum Corporation is expected to generate 1.65 times less return on investment than the market. In addition to that, the company is 5.05 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.07 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. The S&P 500 is currently generating roughly 0.59 per unit of volatility.
Marathon Operating Margin
Based on recorded statements Marathon Petroleum Corporation has Operating Margin of 6.72%. This is 142.29% lower than that of Basic Materials sector, and 51.35% higher than that of Oil and Gas Refining and Marketing
industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is 292.55% lower than the firm.
A good Operating Margin is required for a company to be able to pay for its fixed costs or pay out its debt which implies that the higher the margin, the better. This ratio is most effective in evaluating the earning potential of a company over time when comparing it against firm's competitors.
Marathon Return On Equity vs Return On Asset
Marathon Petroleum Corporation is regarded second
in return on equity category among related companies. It is regarded third
in return on asset category among related companies reporting about 0.39
of Return On Asset per Return On Equity. The ratio of Return On Equity to Return On Asset for Marathon Petroleum Corporation is roughly 2.59