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NYSE:MUR - Murphy Oil Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.54 (+2.21 %)
(As of 12/10/2019 05:19 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $24.98
50-Day Range
MA: $22.89
52-Week Range
Now: $24.98
Volume2.41 million shs
Average Volume2.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.93 billion
P/E Ratio19.83
Dividend Yield4.09%
Murphy Oil Corporation operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company in the United States, Canada, Malaysia, 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. Murphy Oil Corporation was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in El Dorado, Arkansas.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.57 billion
Cash Flow$7.28 per share
Book Value$30.03 per share


Net Income$411.09 million


Market Cap$3.93 billion
Next Earnings Date1/30/2020 (Estimated)

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 2nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Monday, December 2nd. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.00%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 15th. View Murphy Oil's Dividend History.

How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 31st. The oil and gas producer reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.14. The oil and gas producer earned $817.08 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $701.64 million. Murphy Oil had a net margin of 47.16% and a return on equity of 3.21%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 66.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($0.02) 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 Thursday, January 30th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Murphy Oil.

What price target have analysts set for MUR?

16 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Murphy Oil's stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Murphy Oil's stock price to reach $30.23 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Murphy Oil.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Murphy Oil?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy Oil in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 10 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Murphy Oil.

Has Murphy Oil been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about MUR stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Murphy Oil earned a news sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Murphy Oil.

Who are some of Murphy Oil's key competitors?

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 Exxon Mobil (XOM), General Electric (GE), Intel (INTC), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Caterpillar (CAT), Marathon Oil (MRO), Tronox (TROX), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are Murphy Oil's key executives?

Murphy Oil's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Roger W. Jenkins, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. David R. Looney, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 62)
  • Mr. Walter Knox Compton, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 56)
  • Mr. Michael K. McFadyen, Exec. VP of Offshore (Age 51)
  • Mr. Eugene T. Coleman, Consultant (Age 60)

Who are Murphy Oil's major shareholders?

Murphy Oil's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.74%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (3.03%), Point72 Asset Management L.P. (0.73%), Caymus Capital Partners L.P. (0.68%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.60%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.33%). Company insiders that own Murphy Oil stock include Christopher D Hulse, Claiborne P Deming, Eugene T Coleman, John B Gardner, Kelli M Hammock, Thomas J Mireles 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 Millennium Management LLC, Caymus Capital Partners L.P., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Voya Investment Management LLC, Rhumbline Advisers, SG Americas Securities LLC and California State Teachers Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Murphy Oil company stock in the last year include Christopher D Hulse, John B Gardner, Thomas J Mireles and Walentin Mirosh. View Insider Buying and Selling for Murphy Oil.

Which institutional investors are buying Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, State Street Corp, Grace & White Inc. NY, First Trust Advisors LP, Comerica Bank and California Public Employees Retirement System. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Murphy Oil's stock price today?

One share of MUR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.98.

How big of a company is Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $3.93 billion and generates $2.57 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $411.09 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.26 on an earnings per share basis. Murphy Oil employs 1,108 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Murphy Oil.

What is Murphy Oil's official website?

The official website for Murphy Oil is http://www.murphyoilcorp.com/.

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 (NYSE MUR)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  347 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  681 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,028
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 12/10/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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