American Petroleum Company Marathon Shares dropped 0.32% to $58.78 Thursday. This proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.22% to 4,112.50 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.29% to 34,021.45.
American Petroleum Company closed $2.33 below its 52-week high which is $61.11 was achieved by the company on May 10th. Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM fell 1.23% to $59.30, Chevron Corp. CVX fell 0.64% to $106.68, and BP PLC ADR BP fell 1.15% to $25.89.true Trading volume (5.5 M) remained 349,985 below its 50-day average volume of 5.8 M.
Two workers were taken to a nearby medical facility as a precaution due to a chemical leak at the plant, said Marathon spokesman Jamal Kheiry. He did not disclose the chemical involved. The leak came from the 31,500-barrels per day alkylation unit 3, which uses hydrofluoric acid to convert refining by-products into octane-boosting components added to gasoline