NYSE:MUR - Murphy Oil Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$29.36 -1.14 (-3.74 %)
(As of 08/15/2018 10:37 AM ET)
Previous Close$30.14
Today's Range$29.32 - $30.18
52-Week Range$22.21 - $35.98
Volume36,190 shs
Average Volume2.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.37 billion
P/E Ratio-228.77
Dividend Yield3.22%
Murphy Oil logoMurphy 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryIntegrated Oil & Gas


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.62
Current Ratio1.46
Quick Ratio1.35


Trailing P/E Ratio-228.77
Forward P/E Ratio17.27
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.23 billion
Price / Sales2.28
Cash Flow$5.4674 per share
Price / Cash5.37
Book Value$26.77 per share
Price / Book1.10


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.13)
Net Income$-311,780,000.00
Net Margins-6.19%
Return on Equity2.32%
Return on Assets1.10%


Outstanding Shares173,050,000
Market Cap$5.37 billion

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, August 1st. Investors of record on Monday, August 13th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Tuesday, September 4th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.33%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 10th. View Murphy Oil's Dividend History.

How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 8th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.35 by $0.01. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $655.15 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $623.76 million. Murphy Oil had a positive return on equity of 2.32% and a negative net margin of 6.19%. The business's revenue was up 37.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.11) 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, November, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Murphy Oil.

What price target have analysts set for MUR?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Murphy Oil's shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $37.00. On average, they expect Murphy Oil's share price to reach $31.5556 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Murphy Oil.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Murphy Oil?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy Oil in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Murphy Oil.

Who are some of Murphy Oil's key competitors?

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?

News headlines about MUR stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Murphy Oil earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.85 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Murphy Oil.

Who are Murphy Oil's major shareholders?

Murphy Oil's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.31%), FMR LLC (9.17%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (4.53%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.27%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (2.75%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.11%). 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 Pzena Investment Management LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., LMR Partners LLP, LSV Asset Management, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE and Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL. Company insiders that have sold Murphy Oil company stock in the last year include Eugene T Coleman, John B Gardner and Robert Madison Murphy. 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 FMR LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Aristotle Atlantic Partners LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Mackay Shields LLC and Federated Investors Inc. PA. Company insiders that have bought Murphy Oil stock in the last two years include Erik H Martin, Jean-Charles Potvin and Kent Pearson. 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 $30.0750.

How big of a company is Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $5.37 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 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  246 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  563 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  809
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 8/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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