Murphy Oil Company Profile (NYSE:MUR)

About Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR)

Murphy Oil logoMurphy Oil Corporation (Murphy) is an oil and gas exploration and production company. The Company's exploration and production business explores for and produces crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids across the world. Its exploration and production activities are subdivided into four geographic segments: the United States, Canada, Malaysia and all other countries. It explores for and produces crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids around the world. This business maintains upstream operating offices in several locations around the world, including Houston, Texas, Calgary, Alberta, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. As of December 31, 2016, Murphy's principal exploration and production activities were conducted in the United States by Murphy Exploration & Production Company-USA (Murphy Expro USA), in Malaysia, Australia, Brunei, and Vietnam by Murphy Exploration & Production Company-International (Murphy Expro International) and its subsidiaries, and in Western Canada.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Independent Oil & Gas
  • Sub-Industry: Integrated Oil & Gas
  • Symbol: NYSE:MUR
  • CUSIP: 62671710
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $4.37 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 172,546,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $26.77
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $28.98
  • 52 Week Range: $24.03 - $35.19
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 28.44
  • P/E Growth: -2.54
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.93 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.26
  • Book Value: $28.74 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.88
  • Annual Dividend: $1.00
  • Dividend Yield: 3.7%
  • EBIDTA: $1.15 billion
  • Net Margins: -14.73%
  • Return on Equity: -4.54%
  • Return on Assets: -2.21%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.58%
  • Current Ratio: 1.76%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.58%
  • Average Volume: 2.78 million shs.
  • Beta: 2.04
  • Short Ratio: 9.36

Frequently Asked Questions for Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR)

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 Thursday, April 6th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Thursday, June 1st. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 11th. 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, May, 3rd. The company reported ($0.06) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.05) by $0.01. The business had revenue of $544.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $529.61 million. Murphy Oil had a negative return on equity of 4.54% and a negative net margin of 14.73%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 26.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted ($0.66) EPS. View Murphy Oil's Earnings History.

Where is Murphy Oil's stock going? Where will Murphy Oil's stock price be in 2017?

9 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Murphy Oil's shares. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $52.00. On average, they expect Murphy Oil's share price to reach $36.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Murphy Oil.

Who are some of Murphy Oil's key competitors?

Who owns Murphy Oil stock?

Murphy Oil's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.96%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (8.20%), BlackRock Inc. (6.90%), FMR LLC (6.54%), State Street Corp (6.30%) and Pzena Investment Management LLC (5.29%). Company insiders that own Murphy Oil stock include Allan J Misner, Caroline G Theus, John B Gardner, Robert Madison Murphy, Roger W Jenkins and Steven A Cosse. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Murphy Oil.

Who sold Murphy Oil stock? Who is selling Murphy Oil stock?

Murphy Oil's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Janus Capital Management LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., UBS Group AG, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Morgan Stanley and Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH. View Insider Buying and Selling for Murphy Oil.

Who bought Murphy Oil stock? Who is buying Murphy Oil stock?

Murphy Oil's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, AQR Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Pzena Investment Management LLC and Bank of Nova Scotia. Company insiders that have bought Murphy Oil stock in the last two years include Robert Madison Murphy, Roger W Jenkins and Steven A Cosse. View Insider Buying and Selling for Murphy Oil.

How do I buy Murphy Oil stock?

Shares of Murphy Oil can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Murphy Oil stock cost?

One share of Murphy Oil stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.31.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.11)
Consensus Price Target: $36.00 (42.24% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/24/2017KLR GroupInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$41.00LowView Rating Details
5/16/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetHold$32.00LowView Rating Details
5/15/2017Credit Suisse Group AGLower Price TargetUnderperform$35.00 -> $34.00MediumView Rating Details
4/25/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetHold$32.00LowView Rating Details
4/19/2017SimmonsBoost Price TargetNeutral$31.00 -> $33.00LowView Rating Details
4/17/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetBuy$46.00 -> $52.00LowView Rating Details
11/7/2016NomuraReiterated RatingHold$28.00N/AView Rating Details
6/30/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
6/20/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
5/5/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncBoost Price TargetSell$19.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
2/12/2016Iberia CapitalLower Price TargetSector Perform$29.00 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
1/7/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$36.00 -> $32.00N/AView Rating Details
12/1/2015Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
10/19/2015Societe GeneraleLower Price TargetHold$35.00 -> $32.00N/AView Rating Details
9/11/2015Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$36.00 -> $33.00N/AView Rating Details
8/14/2015Howard WeilLower Price Target$53.00 -> $50.00N/AView Rating Details
7/13/2015Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$50.00 -> $48.00N/AView Rating Details
6/1/2015Citigroup IncReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR)
Earnings by Quarter for Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/3/2017Q1 2017($0.05)($0.06)$529.61 million$544.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/25/2017Q4 2016($0.16)($0.16)$490.18 million$505.84 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q3($0.20)($0.18)$487.49 million$500.53 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q2($0.41)($0.36)$486.10 million$437.46 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q1($0.71)($0.66)$446.29 million$430.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/27/2016Q4($1.20)($0.76)$610.63 million$658.09 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q3($0.95)($0.72)$648.50 million$714.95 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215($0.55)($0.48)$684.87 million$738.29 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q1($0.86)($1.11)$769.50 million$921.75 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q414$0.25$0.39$1.20 billion$1.41 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$1.01$1.15$1.41 billion$1.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$1.21$0.90$1.41 billion$1.35 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q1$0.96$0.96$1.27 billion$1.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q4$1.21$0.96$2.94 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$1.46$1.51$5.48 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Prelim 2013$1.53$1.75$7.14 billion$7.22 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q1 2013$1.01$1.88$7.17 billion$6.64 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q4 2012$1.38$0.82$6.81 billion$7.39 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2012$1.18$1.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$1.38$1.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$1.46$1.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$1.26$2.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$1.66$1.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$1.00$1.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$1.01$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.18 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.89 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR)
Next Dividend:6/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:3.95%
Dividend Growth:-1.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-62.50% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
555.56% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
112.36% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR)

Dividend History by Quarter for Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.39%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 94.77%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/9/2016Robert Madison MurphyDirectorBuy36,803$24.16$889,160.48View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Robert Madison MurphyDirectorBuy22,594$21.93$495,486.42View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016John B. GardnerVPSell1,246$29.39$36,619.94View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Allan J MisnerVPSell7,163$29.39$210,520.57View SEC Filing  
2/11/2016Steven A CosseDirectorBuy10,000$15.50$155,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Caroline G TheusDirectorSell28,500$18.61$530,385.00View SEC Filing  
8/3/2015Roger W JenkinsCEOBuy15,000$32.36$485,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015Kelli M HammockSVPSell7,000$44.59$312,130.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015John B GardnerTreasurerSell3,567$50.22$179,134.74View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014John B GardnerTreasurerSell1,092$55.23$60,311.16View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014Steven A CosseDirectorSell4,082$58.11$237,205.02View SEC Filing  
6/18/2014Billy H StobaughEVPSell5,865$64.66$379,230.90View SEC Filing  
6/17/2014Steven A CosseDirectorSell5,131$64.40$330,436.40View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Robert A HermesDirectorSell12,257$65.05$797,317.85View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Claiborne DemingDirectorBuy20,000$60.37$1,207,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Kelli HammockSVPSell1,418$60.39$85,633.02View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Allan MisnerVPSell3,037$61.39$186,441.43View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Billy StobaughEVPSell15,000$61.27$919,050.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2014Steven CosseDirectorSell4,526$60.30$272,917.80View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Thomas MirelesInsiderSell3,298$58.10$191,613.80View SEC Filing  
2/13/2014Thomas MirelesInsiderSell3,450$57.21$197,374.50View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014Claiborne DemingDirectorBuy30,000$56.67$1,700,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Billy StobaughEVPSell7,034$64.27$452,075.18View SEC Filing  
11/13/2013Kelli HammockVPSell1,476$61.11$90,198.36View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013Claiborne DemingDirectorBuy25,000$62.07$1,551,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Malynda WestInsiderSell1,445$69.82$100,889.90View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013E Ted BotnerInsiderSell1,030$70.17$72,275.10View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Roger JenkinsCOOSell10,049$70.22$705,640.78View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Malynda K WestVPSell1,445$63.71$92,060.95View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Thomas J MirelesVPSell2,500$63.84$159,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Claiborne P DemingDirectorBuy30,000$63.86$1,915,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Billy H StobaughEVPSell4,753$63.84$303,431.52View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013David J H SmithDirectorSell16,200$63.80$1,033,560.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2013Claiborne P DemingDirectorBuy20,000$60.86$1,217,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/14/2013Claiborne P DemingDirectorBuy80,000$60.34$4,827,200.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR)
Latest Headlines for Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR)
DateHeadline logoKLR Group Starts Murphy Oil Corp. (MUR) at Buy - - May 26 at 7:35 PM logoChart in Focus: Devon Energy’s Lifting Costs - May 24 at 10:34 AM logoMurphy Oil Co. (MUR) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at KLR Group - May 24 at 8:28 AM logoETFs with exposure to Murphy Oil Corp. : May 23, 2017 - May 23 at 6:13 PM logoMarathon Oil Struggled but Closed in Positive Territory Last Week - May 23 at 10:21 AM logoRouhani Win Seen Speeding Iran Oil-Deals Push Amid Trump Threat - May 22 at 10:00 AM logoMurphy Oil Corporation to Present at Upcoming Energy Conference - Business Wire (press release) - May 19 at 11:19 AM logoMurphy Oil Co. (MUR) PT Set at $32.00 by Scotiabank - May 17 at 7:50 PM logoMurphy Oil Co. (MUR) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - May 15 at 3:14 PM logo$0.03 EPS Expected for Murphy Oil Co. (MUR) This Quarter - May 11 at 10:10 PM logoMurphy Oil Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MUR-US : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 7:12 PM logoETFs with exposure to Murphy Oil Corp. : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 7:12 PM logoMurphy Oil: Why We Increased Our Position By 50% - May 10 at 12:13 PM logoMurchison Minerals Intercepts 12.12% Zinc and 0.97% Copper Over 11.40 Metres and Extends Known Limits of Brabant-Mckenzie VMS Deposit - May 10 at 12:13 PM logoIIROC Trade Resumption - MUR - May 10 at 12:13 PM logoMurphy Oil Corp. :MUR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 9, 2017 - May 9 at 11:39 AM logoWhat Falling Estimates & Price Mean for Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) - May 8 at 12:27 PM logoIIROC Trading Halt - MUR - May 8 at 12:27 PM logoMurphy Oil Co. (MUR) Given Hold Rating at Scotiabank - May 7 at 8:55 PM logoMurphy Oil's (MUR) Underperform Rating Reaffirmed at Credit Suisse Group AG - May 5 at 7:38 PM logoMurphy Oil (MUR) Posts Wider-than-Expected Loss in Q1 - Nasdaq - May 5 at 7:00 PM logoEdited Transcript of MUR earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 3:00pm GMT - May 5 at 9:23 AM logoMurphy Oil (MUR) Posts Wider-than-Expected Loss in Q1 - Yahoo Finance - May 4 at 6:47 PM logoMurphy Oil Corporation Announces Preliminary First Quarter 2017 ... - Yahoo Finance - May 4 at 6:47 PM logoMurphy Oil (MUR) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - May 4 at 6:47 PM logoMurphy Oil (MUR) Posts Wider-than-Expected Loss in Q1 - May 4 at 11:30 AM logoMurphy Oil Co. (MUR) Issues Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.03 EPS - May 4 at 1:35 AM logoMurphy Oil Co. (MUR) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - May 4 at 1:07 AM logoMurphy Oil misses 1Q profit forecasts - May 3 at 5:46 PM logoMurphy Oil Corporation Announces Preliminary First Quarter 2017 Financial and Operating Results - May 3 at 5:44 PM logoBlog Coverage: Noble Energy Announced the Sale of its Upstream Assets - May 3 at 10:52 AM logoMurphy Oil (MUR) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.06 - May 3 at 1:05 AM logoMurphy Oil CEO: Now is the Time for Deepwater to Come Back - May 2 at 5:40 PM logoMurphy Oil (MUR) Q1 Earnings: Disappointment in the Cards? - Yahoo Finance - May 1 at 12:24 PM logoMurphy Oil (MUR) Q1 Earnings: Disappointment in the Cards? - May 1 at 12:24 PM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Likely to Impact Murphy Oil (MUR) Share Price - April 28 at 11:38 PM logo3,000 natural gas, oil wells near deadly blast in Colorado shut down - April 28 at 7:42 PM logoMurphy Oil Co. (MUR) PT Set at $32.00 by Royal Bank of Canada - April 25 at 6:56 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Murphy Oil (MUR) Stock Price - April 24 at 7:00 PM logoMurphy Oil Co. (MUR) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - April 24 at 11:56 AM logoMurphy Oil Co. (MUR) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $564.65 Million - April 23 at 10:14 AM logoFavorable News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Murphy Oil (MUR) Stock Price - April 21 at 4:35 PM logo$0.07 EPS Expected for Murphy Oil Co. (MUR) This Quarter - April 21 at 10:55 AM logoChart in Focus: Marathon Oil’s Lifting Costs - April 20 at 9:50 AM logoMurphy Oil Co. (MUR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Simmons - April 19 at 10:00 PM logoWhy Is Murphy Oil (MUR) Down 8.7% Since the Last Earnings ... - Nasdaq - April 19 at 6:46 PM logoMurphy Oil Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:MUR) : April 19, 2017 - April 19 at 6:46 PM logoResearch Reports on Oil and Gas Equities -- Laredo Petroleum, EOG Resources, Murphy Oil, and Kosmos Energy - April 19 at 10:25 AM logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Very Likely to Affect Murphy Oil (MUR) Share Price - April 18 at 6:03 PM logoMurphy Oil Co. (MUR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - April 18 at 3:16 PM



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