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Murphy Oil Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.17 (-1.60 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 09:33 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $10.44
50-Day Range
MA: $13.32
52-Week Range
Now: $10.44
Volume7.87 million shs
Average Volume4.47 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.60 billion
P/E Ratio6.82
Dividend Yield4.79%
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.1Community Rank: 1.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.36 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.83 billion
Cash Flow$8.56 per share
Book Value$36.92 per share


Net Income$1.15 billion


Market Cap$1.60 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
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Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Frequently Asked Questions

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 shares have increased by 39.2% and is now trading at $10.44.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Murphy Oil?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy Oil in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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, October 29th 2020.
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How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 6th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.71) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.93) by $0.22. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $211.54 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $388.56 million. Murphy Oil had a net margin of 10.64% and a negative return on equity of 1.36%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 71.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.21 EPS.
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How often does Murphy Oil pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 5th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.125 per share on Tuesday, September 1st. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.79%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 14th.
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What price target have analysts set for MUR?

16 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Murphy Oil's shares. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect Murphy Oil's stock price to reach $14.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 36.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil saw a drop in short interest in August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 22,470,000 shares, a drop of 14.3% from the July 30th total of 26,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,880,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.8 days. Approximately 15.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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 Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Pfizer (PFE), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Gilead Sciences (GILD), General Electric (GE), Micron Technology (MU), Walt Disney (DIS) and Occidental Petroleum (OXY).

Who are Murphy Oil's key executives?

Murphy Oil's management team includes the following 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)

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 shareholders include FMR LLC (12.60%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.57%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (2.03%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (1.75%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.73%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.54%). Company insiders that own Murphy Oil stock include Barry FR Jeffery, Christopher D Hulse, Claiborne P Deming, E Ted Botner, John B Gardner, Kelli M Hammock, Maria A Martinez, Neal E Schmale, Robert Madison Murphy, Thomas J Mireles and Walentin Mirosh.
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Which institutional investors are selling Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Vanguard Group Inc., FMR LLC, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., and Bessemer Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Murphy Oil company stock in the last year include Barry FR Jeffery, Christopher D Hulse, Maria A Martinez, 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 First Trust Advisors LP, AJO LP, AQR Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Murphy Oil stock in the last two years include Barry FR Jeffery, Claiborne P Deming, 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 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 $10.44.

How big of a company is Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $1.60 billion and generates $2.83 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $1.15 billion in net income (profit) each year or $0.87 on an earnings per share basis. Murphy Oil employs 1,108 workers across the globe.

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 870-862-6411 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 9/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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