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NYSE:MUR

Murphy Oil (MUR) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$40.45
+0.78 (+1.97%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$39.96
$40.60
50-Day Range
$37.68
$44.42
52-Week Range
$32.80
$48.47
Volume
1.91 million shs
Average Volume
1.43 million shs
Market Capitalization
$6.18 billion
P/E Ratio
9.59
Dividend Yield
2.97%
Price Target
$46.90

Murphy Oil MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.60 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
15.9% Upside
$46.90 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
6.06% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-6.69
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.66mentions of Murphy Oil in the last 14 days
Based on 29 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$5.65 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
41.07%
From $4.31 to $6.08 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.31 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

40th out of 234 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

19th out of 75 stocks


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About Murphy Oil Stock (NYSE:MUR)

Murphy Oil Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an oil and natural gas exploration and production company in the United States, Canada, and internationally. 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. The company was incorporated in 1950 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

MUR Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/25/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/4 Dividend
2/16/2024
Today
3/02/2024
Dividend Payable
3/04/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/01/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-Industry
Integrated Oil & Gas
CUSIP
62671710
Employees
691
Year Founded
1950

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$46.90
High Stock Price Target
$57.00
Low Stock Price Target
$41.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+15.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.60
Research Coverage
10 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$661.56 million
Pretax Margin
26.62%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.46 billion
Cash Flow
$10.43 per share
Book Value
$36.33 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
143,712,000
Market Cap
$6.18 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
2.20

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MUR Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Murphy Oil stock right now?

10 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy Oil in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" MUR shares.
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What is Murphy Oil's stock price target for 2024?

10 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Murphy Oil's stock. Their MUR share price targets range from $41.00 to $57.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $46.90 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have MUR shares performed in 2024?

Murphy Oil's stock was trading at $42.66 at the beginning of the year. Since then, MUR stock has decreased by 5.2% and is now trading at $40.45.
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Are investors shorting Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 9,060,000 shares, an increase of 31.1% from the January 15th total of 6,910,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,830,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.0 days. Approximately 6.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Murphy Oil's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2024.
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How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) issued its earnings results on Thursday, January, 25th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.10. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $844.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $852.24 million. Murphy Oil had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.02% and a net margin of 19.12%. Murphy Oil's revenue for the quarter was down 13.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.10 EPS.

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

Murphy Oil declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 25th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, March 4th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 16th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.28.
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.

Is Murphy Oil a good dividend stock?

Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.03%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 28.44%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MUR will have a dividend payout ratio of 19.74% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Roger W. Jenkins' approval rating as Murphy Oil's CEO?

57 employees have rated Murphy Oil Chief Executive Officer Roger W. Jenkins on Glassdoor.com. Roger W. Jenkins has an approval rating of 67% among the company's employees.

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), Walt Disney (DIS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Chevron (CVX) and Micron Technology (MU).

Who are Murphy Oil's major shareholders?

Murphy Oil's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.91%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.09%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (1.92%), Northern Trust Corp (1.50%), International Assets Investment Management LLC (1.35%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.29%). Insiders that own company stock include Christopher D Hulse, E Ted Botner, Elisabeth W Keller, Eric M Hambly, John B Gardner, Kelly L Whitley, Laura A Sugg, Lawrence R Dickerson, Louis W Utsch, Maria A Martinez, Paul D Vaughan, Robert Madison Murphy, Roger W Jenkins, T Jay Collins, Thomas J Mireles and Walentin Mirosh.
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How do I buy shares of Murphy Oil?

Shares of MUR stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:MUR) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff