NYSE:MUR - Murphy Oil Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$29.86 -0.07 (-0.23 %)
(As of 02/21/2019 11:50 AM ET)
Previous Close$29.93
Today's Range$29.68 - $30.11
52-Week Range$21.51 - $36.53
Volume28,608 shs
Average Volume2.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.17 billion
P/E Ratio23.68
Dividend Yield3.40%
Beta2.19
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryIntegrated Oil & Gas
SectorOils/Energy
CUSIP62671710
Phone870-862-6411

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.57 billion
Cash Flow$7.23 per share
Book Value$30.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$411.09 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,128
Market Cap$5.17 billion
OptionableOptionable

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, February 6th. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 15th. View Murphy Oil's Dividend History.

How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) announced its earnings results on Thursday, January, 31st. The oil and gas producer reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.04. The oil and gas producer earned $692.01 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $668.85 million. Murphy Oil had a return on equity of 4.51% and a net margin of 15.99%. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.08 EPS. 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, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Murphy Oil.

What price target have analysts set for MUR?

14 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Murphy Oil's shares. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $44.00. On average, they expect Murphy Oil's share price to reach $34.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Murphy Oil.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Murphy Oil?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy Oil in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Murphy Oil.

Has Murphy Oil been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about MUR stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Murphy Oil earned a daily sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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 57)
  • Mr. Walter Knox Compton, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 56)
  • Mr. Michael K. McFadyen, Exec. VP of Offshore (Age 51)
  • Mr. Eugene T. Coleman, Exec. VP of Exploration & Bus. Devel. (Age 60)
  • Mr. David R. Looney, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 62)

Who are Murphy Oil's major shareholders?

Murphy Oil's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.47%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.36%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (2.48%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.08%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.14%) and Pzena Investment Management LLC (1.13%). Company insiders that own Murphy Oil stock include Allan J Misner, Claiborne P Deming, 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 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, BancorpSouth Bank, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Mackay Shields LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, 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 John B Gardner and Kelli M Hammock. View Insider Buying and Selling for Murphy Oil.

Which major investors are buying Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Millennium Management LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Madison Investment Holdings Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP and Rhumbline Advisers. Company insiders that have bought Murphy Oil stock in the last two years include Claiborne P Deming, 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 $30.0775.

How big of a company is Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $5.21 billion and generates $2.57 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $411.09 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.26 on an earnings per share basis. Murphy Oil employs 1,128 workers across the globe.

What is Murphy Oil's official website?

The official website for Murphy Oil is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Murphy Oil (NYSE MUR)

Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  289 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  623 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  912
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 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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