Murphy Oil Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.72 (-3.28 %)
(As of 07/27/2021 11:27 AM ET)
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Volume45,143 shs
Average Volume2.24 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.28 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.41%
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About Murphy Oil

Murphy Oil Corporation 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. Murphy Oil Corporation was incorporated in 1950 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.


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Overall MarketRank

1.75 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

102nd out of 712 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

44th out of 270 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 1.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 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?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy Oil in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 6 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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Are investors shorting Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 15,220,000 shares, an increase of 26.1% from the June 15th total of 12,070,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,710,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.6 days. Currently, 10.4% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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, August 5th 2021.
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How can I listen to Murphy Oil's earnings call?

Murphy Oil will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, August 5th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 6th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.16) by $0.22. The oil and gas producer earned $379.99 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $485.80 million. Murphy Oil had a negative net margin of 75.92% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.09%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 62.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.30) EPS.
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How has Murphy Oil's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Murphy Oil's stock was trading at $7.50 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MUR stock has increased by 186.4% and is now trading at $21.48.
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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, April 7th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 17th will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share on Tuesday, June 1st. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.33%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 14th.
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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 2.41%.
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What price target have analysts set for MUR?

11 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Murphy Oil's stock. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $36.00. On average, they expect Murphy Oil's stock price to reach $22.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.4% 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:
  • Mr. Roger W. Jenkins, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 59, Pay $1.63M)
  • Mr. David R. Looney, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 64, Pay $883.22k)
  • Mr. Eric M. Hambly, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 46, Pay $653.71k)
  • Mr. Thomas J. Mireles, Sr. VP of Technical Services (Age 48, Pay $459.4k)
  • Mr. E. Ted Botner, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 56, Pay $502.77k)
  • Ms. Maria A. Martinez, VP of HR & Admin. (Age 46)
  • Ms. Kelly L. Whitley, VP of Investor Relations & Communications (Age 56)
  • Mr. John B. Gardner, VP & Treasurer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Christopher D. Hulse, VP & Controller (Age 42)

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.03%), New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (0.02%) and Pflug Koory LLC (0.00%). 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 buying Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, Pflug Koory LLC, and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. 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 $21.48.

How much money does Murphy Oil make?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $3.32 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 870-862-6411 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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