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

$5.79
-0.65 (-10.09 %)
(As of 03/30/2020 06:32 AM ET)
Today's Range
$5.72
Now: $5.79
$6.21
50-Day Range
$4.55
MA: $15.46
$22.61
52-Week Range
$4.50
Now: $5.79
$30.05
Volume6.23 million shs
Average Volume7.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$910.36 million
P/E Ratio0.82
Dividend Yield17.27%
Beta1.99
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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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$8.39 per share
Book Value$36.92 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.15 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees1,108
Market Cap$910.36 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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MUR stock has decreased by 22.8% and is now trading at $5.79. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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, 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 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.01. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $757 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $759.75 million. Murphy Oil had a net margin of 41.74% and a return on equity of 2.59%. Murphy Oil's quarterly revenue was up 9.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.31 earnings per share. View Murphy Oil's earnings history.

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

Murphy Oil declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 5th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 18th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Monday, March 2nd. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 17.27%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 14th. View Murphy Oil's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for MUR?

14 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Murphy Oil's shares. Their forecasts range from $3.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Murphy Oil's stock price to reach $25.38 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 338.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Murphy Oil.

Has Murphy Oil been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about MUR stock has trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Murphy Oil earned a media sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutMurphy Oil.

Are investors shorting Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil saw a decline in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 19,908,300 shares, a decline 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 days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.7 days. Currently, 13.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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), AT&T (T), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), Micron Technology (MU), General Electric (GE), Marathon Oil (MRO), Pfizer (PFE) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Capital International Investors (12.98%), FMR LLC (9.73%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (8.89%), State Street Corp (3.91%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (3.13%) and Pzena Investment Management LLC (1.61%). 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. 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 FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, South Dakota Investment Council, Rafferty Asset Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, KBC Group NV, Credit Suisse AG, and Guggenheim Capital LLC. 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. View insider buying and selling activity for Murphy Oil.

Which major investors are buying Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Poplar Forest Capital LLC, Foundry Partners LLC, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., State Street Corp, and Victory Capital Management Inc.. 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. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Murphy Oil's stock price today?

One share of MUR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.79.

How big of a company is Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $910.36 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Murphy Oil (NYSE MUR)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  377 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  720 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,097
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 3/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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