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NYSE:MURMurphy Oil Stock Price, Forecast & News

$15.02
-0.24 (-1.57 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$14.97
Now: $15.02
$15.40
50-Day Range
$12.22
MA: $13.55
$15.15
52-Week Range
$4.50
Now: $15.02
$28.12
Volume2.17 million shs
Average Volume4.42 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.31 billion
P/E Ratio9.82
Dividend Yield3.30%
Beta3.21
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: 2.0Community Rank: 1.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.65 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.83 billion
Cash Flow$8.68 per share
Book Value$36.92 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.15 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees1,108
Market Cap$2.31 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$15.02
-0.24 (-1.57 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Murphy Oil's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

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 shares have increased by 100.5% and is now trading at $15.04.
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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, 11 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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, October 29th 2020.
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How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.71) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.93) by $0.22. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $211.54 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $388.56 million. Murphy Oil had a negative return on equity of 1.36% and a net margin of 10.64%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 71.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.21 earnings per share.
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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, August 5th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.125 per share on Tuesday, September 1st. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.32%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 14th.
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What price target have analysts set for MUR?

15 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Murphy Oil's shares. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate Murphy Oil's stock price to reach $15.39 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.3% from the stock's current price.
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Has Murphy Oil been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about MUR stock have trended extremely negative on Thursday, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Murphy Oil earned a daily sentiment score of -4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 26,230,000 shares, an increase of 16.8% from the July 15th total of 22,450,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,410,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.9 days. Approximately 18.2% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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 AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Intel (INTC), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Chesapeake Energy (CHKAQ), Chesapeake Energy (CHKAQ) and Occidental Petroleum (OXY).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (12.60%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (2.03%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (1.75%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.73%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.54%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.00%). 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.
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Which major investors are selling Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, FMR LLC, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Bessemer Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., and WINTON GROUP Ltd. 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.
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Which major investors are buying Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, AJO LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Principal Financial Group Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, BI Asset Management Fondsmaeglerselskab A S, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ , and Virtu Financial LLC. 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.
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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 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 $15.04.

How big of a company is Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $2.31 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. Murphy Oil employs 1,108 workers across the globe.

What is Murphy Oil's official website?

The official website for Murphy Oil is 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 8/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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