NYSE:MUR

Murphy Oil Stock Forecast, Price & News

$16.69
-0.21 (-1.24 %)
(As of 04/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$16.54
Now: $16.69
$17.25
50-Day Range
$16.30
MA: $17.67
$20.22
52-Week Range
$7.00
Now: $16.69
$20.53
Volume1.87 million shs
Average Volume4.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.56 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.96%
Beta3.33
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryIntegrated Oil & Gas
CUSIP62671710
Phone870-862-6411
Employees675
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.83 billion
Cash Flow$9.48 per share
Book Value$36.92 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.15 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$2.56 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

Headlines

Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) PT Raised to $21.00
April 19, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Lifted to Outperform at Scotiabank
April 15, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Is Murphy Oil (MUR) Stock a Solid Choice Right Now?
April 9, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.13
April 7, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Trading Up 4.3%
April 6, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Murphy Oil: Moving On To A Normal Year
February 28, 2021 |  seekingalpha.com
Why Is Murphy Oil (MUR) Up 26.3% Since Last Earnings Report?
February 27, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Murphy Oil: A Fourth Quarter 2020 Failing To Impress
January 29, 2021 |  seekingalpha.com
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.48 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

130th out of 668 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

47th out of 247 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 1.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$16.69
-0.21 (-1.24 %)
(As of 04/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Murphy Oil a buy right now?

15 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy Oil in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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?

Wall Street analysts have given Murphy Oil a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Murphy Oil wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 13,000,000 shares, a decline of 15.0% from the February 28th total of 15,300,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,450,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.9 days. Approximately 9.0% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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, May 6th 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, May 6th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 27th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.09) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.02. The oil and gas producer earned $440.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $477.63 million. Murphy Oil had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.06% and a negative net margin of 46.10%. Murphy Oil's revenue for the quarter was down 41.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.16 earnings per share.
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How has Murphy Oil's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Murphy Oil's stock was trading at $7.50 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MUR stock has increased by 122.5% and is now trading at $16.69.
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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, April 7th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.125 per share on Tuesday, June 1st. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 2.96%. Murphy Oil does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Murphy Oil is 57.47%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for MUR?

15 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Murphy Oil's shares. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $21.00. On average, they expect Murphy Oil's share price to reach $15.04 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.9%.
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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 $3.92M)
  • Mr. David R. Looney, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 64, Pay $1.48M)
  • Mr. Eric M. Hambly, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 46, Pay $1.1M)
  • Ms. Kelly L. Whitley, VP of Investor Relations & Communications (Age 56, Pay $128.02k)
  • Mr. Thomas J. Mireles, Sr. VP of Technical Services (Age 48)
  • Ms. Maria A. Martinez, VP of HR & Admin. (Age 46)
  • Mr. E. Ted Botner, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 56)
  • Mr. John B. Gardner, VP & Treasurer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Christopher D. Hulse, VP & Controller (Age 42)
  • Mr. Keith S. Caldwell, Exec. Officer (Age 59)

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.

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), 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.01%) and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Murphy Oil stock include Barry FR Jeffery, Christopher D Hulse, E Ted Botner, John B Gardner, 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 selling Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Murphy Oil company stock in the last year include Christopher D Hulse, John B Gardner, Laura A Sugg, Louis W Utsch, 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 Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 $16.69.

How much money does Murphy Oil make?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $2.56 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.

How many employees does Murphy Oil have?

Murphy Oil employs 675 workers across the globe.

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 4/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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