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Murphy Oil (MUR) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.19 (+3.58%)
(As of 05/13/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.59 million shs
Average Volume
2.04 million shs
Market Capitalization
$5.35 billion
P/E Ratio
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About Murphy Oil

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.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Crude petroleum & natural gas
Integrated Oil & Gas
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.30 billion
Cash Flow
$6.80 per share
Book Value
$27.06 per share


Net Income
$-73.66 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$5.35 billion

Company Calendar

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Overall MarketRank

2.73 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

32nd out of 370 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

17th out of 120 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 3.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Murphy Oil a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy Oil in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Murphy Oil stock.
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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 4th 2022.
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How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 4th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.14. The oil and gas producer earned $552.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $661.40 million. Murphy Oil had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.27% and a net margin of 4.06%. The firm's revenue was up 45.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.06 earnings per share.
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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 6th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 16th will be given a dividend of $0.175 per share on Wednesday, June 1st. This represents a $0.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.03%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 13th. This is a boost from Murphy Oil's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15.
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Is Murphy Oil a good dividend stock?

Murphy Oil pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.81%. Murphy Oil does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Murphy Oil is 93.75%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Murphy Oil will have a dividend payout ratio of 7.72% next year. This indicates that Murphy Oil will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for MUR?

7 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Murphy Oil's stock. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect Murphy Oil's share price to reach $50.14 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 45.7% 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 60, Pay $3.35M)
  • Mr. David R. Looney, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 65, Pay $1.48M)
  • Mr. Eric M. Hambly, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 47, Pay $1.35M)
  • Mr. E. Ted Botner, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 57, Pay $939.29k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Maria A. Martinez, VP of HR & Admin. (Age 47) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Kelly L. Whitley, VP of Investor Relations & Communications (Age 57)
  • Mr. John B. Gardner, VP of Marketing & Treasurer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Christopher D. Hulse, VP & Controller (Age 43)
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.

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).

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.23%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.75%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.53%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.46%), Northern Trust Corp (1.23%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.81%). Company insiders that own Murphy Oil stock include Christopher D Hulse, E Ted Botner, Elisabeth W Keller, Eric M Hambly, John B Gardner, Kelly L Whitley, Laura A Sugg, Louis W Utsch, Maria A Martinez, Robert Madison Murphy, Roger W Jenkins, T Jay Collins, Thomas J Mireles and Walentin Mirosh.
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Which major investors are selling Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pzena Investment Management LLC, Poplar Forest Capital LLC, Foundry Partners LLC, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Brown Advisory Inc., Pacific Heights Asset Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Murphy Oil company stock in the last year include E Ted Botner, Elisabeth W Keller, Eric M Hambly, John B Gardner, Kelly L Whitley, Maria A Martinez, Roger W Jenkins, Thomas J Mireles, and Walentin Mirosh.
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Which major investors are buying Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, American Century Companies Inc., Twin Tree Management LP, Prudential Financial Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., and Los Angeles Capital Management LLC.
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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 $34.41.

How much money does Murphy Oil make?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $5.35 billion and generates $2.30 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $-73.66 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.639990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Murphy Oil have?

Murphy Oil employs 696 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.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 870-864-6373.

This page was last updated on 5/15/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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