NYSE:MUR - Murphy Oil Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$34.20 +0.04 (+0.12 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 12:49 PM ET)
Previous Close$34.20
Today's Range$34.07 - $35.98
52-Week Range$22.21 - $35.98
Volume4.75 million shs
Average Volume2.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.91 billion
P/E Ratio-263.08
Dividend Yield2.93%
Murphy Oil logoMurphy Oil Corporation operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company worldwide. It explores for and produces crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. The company was formerly known as Murphy Corporation and changed its name to Murphy Oil Corporation in 1964. Murphy Oil Corporation was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in El Dorado, Arkansas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryIntegrated Oil & Gas


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.62
Current Ratio1.51
Quick Ratio1.40


Trailing P/E Ratio-263.08
Forward P/E Ratio22.35
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.23 billion
Price / Sales2.66
Cash Flow$5.7868 per share
Price / Cash5.91
Book Value$26.77 per share
Price / Book1.28


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.13)
Net Income$-311,780,000.00
Net Margins-9.62%
Return on Equity0.58%
Return on Assets0.28%


Outstanding Shares173,040,000

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Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Murphy Oil's stock symbol?

Murphy Oil trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MUR."

How often does Murphy Oil pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 4th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 14th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, June 1st. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 11th. View Murphy Oil's Dividend History.

How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The oil and gas producer reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.01. The oil and gas producer earned $585.61 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $575.76 million. Murphy Oil had a positive return on equity of 0.58% and a negative net margin of 9.62%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 13.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.06) EPS. View Murphy Oil's Earnings History.

When is Murphy Oil's next earnings date?

Murphy Oil is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Murphy Oil.

What price target have analysts set for MUR?

9 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Murphy Oil's stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate Murphy Oil's stock price to reach $30.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Murphy Oil.

Who are some of Murphy Oil's key competitors?

Who are Murphy Oil's key executives?

Murphy Oil's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Roger W. Jenkins, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Walter Knox Compton, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 55)
  • Mr. John W. Eckart, Exec. VP (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael K. McFadyen, Exec. VP of Onshore (Age 50)
  • Mr. Eugene T. Coleman, Exec. VP of Offshore (Age 59)

Has Murphy Oil been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about MUR stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Murphy Oil earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 47.79 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are Murphy Oil's major shareholders?

Murphy Oil's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.14%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (6.14%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (3.53%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.25%), Prudential Financial Inc. (0.81%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.78%). Company insiders that own Murphy Oil stock include Allan J Misner, Erik H Martin, Eugene T Coleman, Jean-Charles Potvin, John B Gardner, Kelli M Hammock, Kent Pearson, Robert Madison Murphy and Walentin Mirosh. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Murphy Oil.

Which institutional investors are selling Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Aristotle Atlantic Partners LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Legal & General Group Plc, Schroder Investment Management Group, Northern Trust Corp and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Murphy Oil company stock in the last year include Allan J Misner, Eugene T Coleman, John B Gardner, Kelli M Hammock and Robert Madison Murphy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Murphy Oil.

Which institutional investors are buying Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Pzena Investment Management LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Millennium Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Summit Trail Advisors LLC and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC. Company insiders that have bought Murphy Oil stock in the last two years include Erik H Martin, Jean-Charles Potvin, Kent Pearson and Robert Madison Murphy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Murphy Oil.

How do I buy shares of Murphy Oil?

Shares of MUR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Murphy Oil's stock price today?

One share of MUR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.20.

How big of a company is Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $5.91 billion and generates $2.23 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $-311,780,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.13) on an earnings per share basis. Murphy Oil employs 1,128 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil's mailing address is 300 PEACH STREET P.O. BOX 7000, EL DORADO AR, 71731. The oil and gas producer can be reached via phone at 870-862-6411 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Murphy Oil (MUR)

Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  226 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  538 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  764
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Murphy Oil and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MUR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MUR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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