Shares of Marathon Petroleum (MPC +0.7%) are up 20% in the past year, but Barron's thinks the...

|About: Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC)|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of Marathon Petroleum (MPC +0.7%) are up 20% in the past year, but Barron's thinks the stock should climb higher given long-term Midwest refining capacity constraints and the resulting strength in refining margins. The analysis also credits MPC's plan to put pipeline assets into a yield-rich partnership.