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Watch for Marathon Petrole to Potentially Pullback After Gaining 3.19% Yesterday

By Nick Russo

Marathon Petrole (NYSE:MPC) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $74.78 to a high of $77.08. Yesterday, the shares gained 3.2%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $75.00 on volume of 1.6 million shares. Often times after large one-day gains, short term traders will seek to take profits and, as such, investors should be cautious.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Marathon Petrole on February 15th, 2018 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $67.85. Since that recommendation, shares of Marathon Petrole have risen 9.9%. We continue to monitor MPC for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Over the past year, Marathon Petrole has traded in a range of $32.84 to $76.92 and is now at $76.71, 134% above that low. The 200-day and 50-day moving averages have moved 0.9% lower and 0.98% higher over the past week, respectively.

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Ticker(s): MPC