Catawba Capital Management Has Raised Its Visa Com Cl A (V) Holding; Profile of 13 Analysts Covering Marathon Petroleum (MPC)

Catawba Capital Management increased Visa Inc Com Cl A (V) stake by 27.05% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Catawba Capital Management acquired 4,320 shares as Visa Inc Com Cl A (V)’s stock rose 5.74%. The Catawba Capital Management holds 20,290 shares with $2.14 million value, up from 15,970 last quarter. Visa Inc Com Cl A now has $278.07 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.06% or $1.32 during the last trading session, reaching $123.21. About 17.39 million shares traded or 112.36% up from the average. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 20.29% since March 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500.

Among 19 analysts covering Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Marathon Petroleum Corp had 79 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, August 24, the company rating was upgraded by Vetr. The company was downgraded on Monday, August 24 by Bank of America. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, January 5. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, March 13 by Citigroup. As per Wednesday, December 20, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) on Thursday, July 20 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 14 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 10 by Scotia Capital. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Tuesday, October 17. The firm has “Overweight” rating by PiperJaffray given on Thursday, May 25. See Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) latest ratings:

15/03/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $66.0 Maintain
13/03/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $75 New Target: $80 Maintain
13/03/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $88 New Target: $90 Maintain
07/03/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform New Target: $89 Reinitiate
13/02/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Buy New Target: $79.0 Upgrade
05/02/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Sell Downgrade
05/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
02/02/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy New Target: $79.0
01/02/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $90.0 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $89.0 Maintain

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.05, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 52 investors sold Marathon Petroleum Corporation shares while 292 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 227 raised stakes. 380.18 million shares or 0.85% less from 383.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Shikiar Asset Management accumulated 126,345 shares. National Bank & Trust Of The West invested 0.39% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). De Burlo Gru Incorporated accumulated 68,600 shares. Sumitomo Life has 0.4% invested in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) for 55,994 shares. Next Financial Grp holds 1,904 shares. Cypress Asset Mgmt Tx has 4,479 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. First Allied Advisory, Missouri-based fund reported 10,067 shares. Town And Country Bancorporation And Dba First Bankers reported 45,951 shares stake. Old Second Bank & Trust Of Aurora holds 0.05% or 1,934 shares in its portfolio. Zwj Investment Counsel accumulated 4,715 shares. Proshare Advsr Limited Co has invested 0.05% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). D E Shaw And holds 0.57% or 6.65 million shares. 284,000 were accumulated by Old Republic Int. Pggm invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). Mai Capital Mngmt holds 0.41% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) or 119,343 shares.

The stock decreased 0.67% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $69.21. About 2.77M shares traded. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has risen 46.20% since March 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.50% the S&P500.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 5 sales for $8.42 million activity. On Thursday, December 14 Nichols Rodney P. sold $413,864 worth of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) or 6,374 shares. Palmer C. Michael also sold $3.29 million worth of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) shares. Another trade for 1,500 shares valued at $101,070 was bought by BUNCH CHARLES E. 35,604 Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) shares with value of $2.31 million were sold by Kelley Thomas M..

Marathon Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in refining, marketing, retailing, and transporting petroleum products primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $32.83 billion. It operates through three divisions: Refining & Marketing, Speedway, and Midstream. It has a 10.33 P/E ratio. The firm refines crude oil and other feed stocks at its seven refineries in the Gulf Coast and Midwest regions of the United States; and purchases ethanol and refined products for resale.

Among 42 analysts covering Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), 34 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. Visa Inc. has $164.0 highest and $70 lowest target. $120.80’s average target is -1.96% below currents $123.21 stock price. Visa Inc. had 125 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, February 11 by Bank of America. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 22 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Compass Point on Friday, April 15. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, November 3. Oppenheimer maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) rating on Thursday, February 1. Oppenheimer has “Buy” rating and $143.0 target. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, May 16 by Barclays Capital. The rating was upgraded by Wedbush to “Outperform” on Friday, January 20. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 25 by Morgan Stanley. On Wednesday, January 24 the stock rating was downgraded by DZ Bank to “Hold”. As per Wednesday, July 19, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush.