NYSE:MUR - Murphy Oil Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $31.67 +0.02 (+0.06 %) (As of 07/23/2018 11:44 AM ET)Previous Close$31.77Today's Range$31.53 - $31.8752-Week Range$22.21 - $35.98Volume30,331 shsAverage Volume1.88 million shsMarket Capitalization$5.48 billionP/E Ratio-243.69Dividend Yield3.16%Beta2.29 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Murphy Oil Corporation operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company worldwide. 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. Receive MUR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MUR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas Sub-IndustryIntegrated Oil & Gas SectorOils/Energy SymbolNYSE:MUR CUSIP62671710 Webwww.murphyoilcorp.com Phone870-862-6411 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.62 Current Ratio1.51 Quick Ratio1.40 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-243.69 Forward P/E Ratio19.31 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.23 billion Price / Sales2.46 Cash Flow$5.7792 per share Price / Cash5.48 Book Value$26.77 per share Price / Book1.18 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.13) Net Income$-311,780,000.00 Net Margins-9.62% Return on Equity0.58% Return on Assets0.28% Miscellaneous Employees1,128 Outstanding Shares173,040,000Market Cap$5,476.65 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 4th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 14th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, June 1st. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 11th. View Murphy Oil's Dividend History. How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter? Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) released its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The oil and gas producer reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.01. The oil and gas producer earned $585.61 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $575.76 million. Murphy Oil had a positive return on equity of 0.58% and a negative net margin of 9.62%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 13.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned ($0.06) earnings per share. 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 Wednesday, August, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Murphy Oil. What price target have analysts set for MUR? 9 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Murphy Oil's shares. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $37.00. On average, they expect Murphy Oil's share price to reach $30.1250 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.9%. View Analyst Ratings for Murphy Oil. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Murphy Oil? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy Oil in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." Who are some of Murphy Oil's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Murphy Oil include Concho Resources (CXO), Marathon Oil (MRO), Apache (APA), Noble Energy (NBL), Rwe Ag Sp (RWEOY), GALP ENERGIA SG/ADR (GLPEY), EQT (EQT), Diamondback Energy (FANG), TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR (TRYIY), Encana (ECA), Cenovus Energy (CVE), Cabot Oil & Gas (COG), Parsley Energy (PE), Cimarex Energy (XEC) and RSP Permian (RSPP). Who are Murphy Oil's key executives? Murphy Oil's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Roger W. Jenkins, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 56)Mr. Walter Knox Compton, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 55)Mr. Michael K. McFadyen, Exec. VP of Onshore (Age 50)Mr. Eugene T. Coleman, Exec. VP of Offshore (Age 59)Mr. David R. Looney, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61) Has Murphy Oil been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about MUR stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Murphy Oil earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 45.88 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are Murphy Oil's major shareholders? Murphy Oil's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (0.54%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.06%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.04%), Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.02%), Cornerstone Investment Partners LLC (0.02%) and Marshwinds Advisory Co. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Murphy Oil stock include Allan J Misner, Erik H Martin, Eugene T Coleman, Jean-Charles Potvin, John B Gardner, Kelli M Hammock, Kent Pearson, Robert Madison Murphy 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 Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Cornerstone Investment Partners LLC, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and Acropolis Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Murphy Oil company stock in the last year include Allan J Misner, Eugene T Coleman, John B Gardner, Kelli M Hammock and Robert Madison Murphy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Murphy Oil. Which institutional investors are buying Murphy Oil stock? MUR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, James Investment Research Inc., Marshwinds Advisory Co., Clinton Group Inc., First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL, Foundation Resource Management Inc. and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have bought Murphy Oil stock in the last two years include Erik H Martin, Jean-Charles Potvin, Kent Pearson and Robert Madison Murphy. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Murphy Oil's stock price today? One share of MUR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.67. How big of a company is Murphy Oil? Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $5.48 billion and generates $2.23 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $-311,780,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.13) on an earnings per share basis. Murphy Oil employs 1,128 workers across the globe. 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: 1.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 240 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 550 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 790MarketBeat'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. 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