XOM Stock – Marathon Petroleum Corp. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market
Shares of Marathon Petroleum Corp.
inched 0.20% higher to $59.67 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.06% to 4,159.12 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.55% to 34,084.15. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Marathon Petroleum Corp. closed $2.28 short of its 52-week high ($61.95), which the company reached on May 14th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Exxon Mobil Corp.
fell 0.24% to $58.84, Chevron Corp.
rose 0.35% to $103.56, and BP PLC ADR
rose 1.30% to $26.52. Trading volume (8.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 6.5 M.