Murphy Oil Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.43 (-1.99 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Volume3.31 million shs
Average Volume3.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.26 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.32%
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About Murphy Oil

Murphy Oil Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas. It operates through the Exploration and Production and Corporate and Other segment. The Exploration and Production segment includes the United States, Canada, and all other countries. The Corporate and Other segment focuses on interest income, other gains and losses, interest expense, and unallocated overhead. The company was founded by Charles H. Murphy Jr. in 1950 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.


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Overall MarketRank

2.46 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

65th out of 346 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

28th out of 111 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 3.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Murphy Oil a buy right now?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy Oil in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Murphy Oil stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MUR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Murphy Oil?

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When is Murphy Oil's next earnings date?

Murphy Oil is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 4th 2021.
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How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 5th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.33. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $549.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $597 million. Murphy Oil had a negative net margin of 45.55% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 1.50%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 159.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned ($0.71) earnings per share.
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How has Murphy Oil's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Murphy Oil's stock was trading at $7.50 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MUR stock has increased by 181.7% and is now trading at $21.13.
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How often does Murphy Oil pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 4th. Investors of record on Monday, August 16th will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share on Wednesday, September 1st. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.37%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 13th.
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Is Murphy Oil a good dividend stock?

Murphy Oil pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.32%.
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What price target have analysts set for MUR?

8 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Murphy Oil's shares. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $36.00. On average, they expect Murphy Oil's share price to reach $23.88 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Murphy Oil's key executives?

Murphy Oil's management team includes the following people:
  • Roger W. Jenkins, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Eric M. Hambly, Executive Vice President-Operations
  • David R. Looney, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • E. Ted Botner, Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel
  • John B. Gardner, Treasurer & Vice President

What is Roger W. Jenkins' approval rating as Murphy Oil's CEO?

57 employees have rated Murphy Oil CEO Roger W. Jenkins on Glassdoor.com. Roger W. Jenkins has an approval rating of 67% among Murphy Oil's employees.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Murphy Oil own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Murphy Oil investors own include Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Pfizer (PFE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), General Electric (GE), The Walt Disney (DIS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Chevron (CVX) and Micron Technology (MU).

What is Murphy Oil's stock symbol?

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

Who are Murphy Oil's major shareholders?

Murphy Oil's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (15.00%), BlackRock Inc. (11.19%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.62%), State Street Corp (5.75%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.12%) and Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (3.51%). Company insiders that own Murphy Oil stock include Barry FR Jeffery, Christopher D Hulse, E Ted Botner, John B Gardner, Kelly L Whitley, Laura A Sugg, Louis W Utsch, Maria A Martinez, Neal E Schmale, Robert Madison Murphy, T Jay Collins, Thomas J Mireles and Walentin Mirosh.
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Which institutional investors are selling Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Pzena Investment Management LLC, State Street Corp, Principal Financial Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Legal & General Group Plc, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, and Credit Suisse AG. Company insiders that have sold Murphy Oil company stock in the last year include Christopher D Hulse, John B Gardner, Kelly L Whitley, Laura A Sugg, Louis W Utsch, Maria A Martinez, Robert Madison Murphy, T Jay Collins, Thomas J Mireles, and Walentin Mirosh.
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Which institutional investors are buying Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Geode Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, and Balyasny Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Murphy Oil stock in the last two years include Barry FR Jeffery, E Ted Botner, Neal E Schmale, and Robert Madison Murphy.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Murphy Oil's stock price today?

One share of MUR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.13.

How much money does Murphy Oil make?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $3.26 billion and generates $1.97 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $-1,148,780,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.25) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Murphy Oil have?

Murphy Oil employs 675 workers across the globe.

When was Murphy Oil founded?

Murphy Oil was founded in 1950.

What is Murphy Oil's official website?

The official website for Murphy Oil is www.murphyoilcorp.com.

Where are Murphy Oil's headquarters?

Murphy Oil is headquartered at 300 PEACH STREET P.O. BOX 7000, EL DORADO AR, 71731.

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 (281) 675-9000 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 9/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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