Murphy Oil (MUR) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.14 (-0.32%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.21 million shs
Average Volume
1.73 million shs
Market Capitalization
$6.57 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Murphy Oil MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.55 Rating Score
18.4% Upside
$51.00 Price Target
Short Interest
4.34% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.19mentions of Murphy Oil in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$6.32 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $4.42 to $6.26 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.

4.94 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

6th out of 245 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

1st out of 82 stocks

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About Murphy Oil Stock (NYSE:MUR)

Murphy Oil Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an oil and 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

Ex-Dividend for 3/4 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/3 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Crude petroleum & natural gas
Integrated Oil & Gas
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
11 Analysts


Net Income
$661.56 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.46 billion
Cash Flow
$10.04 per share
Book Value
$36.00 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$6.57 billion

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MUR Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Murphy Oil stock right now?

11 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy Oil in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" MUR shares.
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What is Murphy Oil's stock price target for 2024?

11 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Murphy Oil's shares. Their MUR share price targets range from $41.00 to $59.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $51.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.4% 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 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, MUR stock has increased by 1.0% and is now trading at $43.07.
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When is Murphy Oil's next earnings date?

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

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 2nd. The oil and gas producer reported $0.85 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.03. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $794.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $750.94 million. Murphy Oil had a net margin of 16.40% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.75%. Murphy Oil's revenue was down 5.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.24 EPS.

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

Murphy Oil announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 3rd. Investors of record on Monday, May 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, June 3rd. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 17th.
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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 2.73%. 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 33.43%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MUR will have a dividend payout ratio of 19.17% 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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.97%), Earnest Partners LLC (1.79%), Cadence Bank (1.08%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.74%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.38%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.36%). Insiders that own company stock include E Ted Botner, Elisabeth W Keller, Eric M Hambly, John B Gardner, Kelly L Whitley, 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 5/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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