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NYSE:MURMurphy Oil Stock Price, Forecast & News

$6.14
+0.18 (+3.02 %)
(As of 04/7/2020 04:21 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$5.76
Now: $6.14
$6.25
50-Day Range
$4.55
MA: $12.23
$22.36
52-Week Range
$4.50
Now: $6.14
$30.05
Volume5.20 million shs
Average Volume4.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$942.94 million
P/E Ratio0.87
Dividend Yield16.78%
Beta2.57
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: 1.7Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.80 out of 5 stars


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$2.83 billion
Cash Flow$8.65 per share
Book Value$36.92 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.15 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees1,108
Market Cap$942.94 million
Next Earnings Date5/7/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Murphy Oil's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Murphy Oil's stock was trading at $7.50 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MUR shares have decreased by 18.1% and is now trading at $6.14. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Murphy Oil?

15 Wall Street 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, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Murphy Oil.

When is Murphy Oil's next earnings date?

Murphy Oil is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 7th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Murphy Oil.

How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) released its earnings results on Thursday, January, 30th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.01. The oil and gas producer earned $757 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $759.75 million. Murphy Oil had a return on equity of 2.59% and a net margin of 41.74%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 9.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.31 EPS. View Murphy Oil's earnings history.

How often does Murphy Oil pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 3rd. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 18th will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share on Monday, June 1st. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.14%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 15th. View Murphy Oil's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for MUR?

15 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Murphy Oil's stock. Their forecasts range from $3.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Murphy Oil's share price to reach $22.32 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 263.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Murphy Oil.

Has Murphy Oil been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about MUR stock have trended very negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Murphy Oil earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutMurphy Oil.

Are investors shorting Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil saw a decrease in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 19,908,300 shares, a decrease of 10.9% from the February 27th total of 22,350,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,580,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.7 days. Currently, 13.9% of the company's stock are sold short. View Murphy Oil's Current Options Chain.

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 Exxon Mobil (XOM), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), AT&T (T), General Electric (GE), Micron Technology (MU), Marathon Oil (MRO), Chevron (CVX) and Marathon Petroleum (MPC).

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."

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 $6.14.

How big of a company is Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $942.94 million 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. View additional information about Murphy Oil.

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]

This page was last updated on 4/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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