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Murphy Oil Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.20 (-1.76 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $11.14
50-Day Range
MA: $8.68
52-Week Range
Now: $11.14
Volume1.93 million shs
Average Volume4.50 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.71 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.41%
Murphy Oil Corporation operates as an oil and natural gas exploration and production company in the United States, Canada, 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 incorporated in 1950 and is headquartered in El Dorado, Arkansas.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 1.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.04 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryIntegrated Oil & Gas



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.83 billion
Cash Flow$12.11 per share
Book Value$36.92 per share


Net Income$1.15 billion


Market Cap$1.71 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
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Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Murphy Oil's stock was trading at $7.50 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MUR shares have increased by 48.5% and is now trading at $11.14.
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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 3 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Murphy Oil?

Wall Street analysts have given Murphy Oil a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Murphy Oil wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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, February 4th 2021.
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How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 5th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.18) by $0.03. The oil and gas producer earned $421.87 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $474.04 million. Murphy Oil had a negative return on equity of 1.36% and a net margin of 10.64%. Murphy Oil's revenue was down 48.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.36 earnings per share.
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How often does Murphy Oil pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 7th. Investors of record on Monday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share on Tuesday, December 1st. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 13th.
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What price target have analysts set for MUR?

15 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Murphy Oil's stock. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate Murphy Oil's share price to reach $13.18 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.3% from the stock's current price.
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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 Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Pfizer (PFE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), General Electric (GE), The Walt Disney (DIS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Chevron (CVX) and Micron Technology (MU).

Who are Murphy Oil's key executives?

Murphy Oil's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Roger W. Jenkins, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 58, Pay $3.92M)
  • Mr. David R. Looney, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 63, Pay $1.48M)
  • Mr. Eric M. Hambly, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 45, Pay $1.1M)
  • Ms. Kelly L. Whitley, VP of Investor Relations & Communications (Age 55, Pay $128.02k)
  • Mr. Thomas J. Mireles, Sr. VP of Technical Services (Age 47)
  • Ms. Maria A. Martinez, VP of HR & Admin. (Age 45)
  • Mr. E. Ted Botner, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 55)
  • Mr. John B. Gardner, VP & Treasurer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Christopher D. Hulse, VP & Controller (Age 41)
  • Mr. Keith S. Caldwell, Exec. Officer (Age 58)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.38%), State Street Corp (4.80%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (2.35%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (1.83%), Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (1.81%) and Morgan Stanley (1.64%). Company insiders that own Murphy Oil stock include Barry FR Jeffery, Christopher D Hulse, E Ted Botner, John B Gardner, 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 First Trust Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., AJO LP, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., State Street Corp, and Poplar Forest Capital LLC. Company insiders that have sold Murphy Oil company stock in the last year include Barry FR Jeffery, Christopher D Hulse, John B Gardner, Maria A Martinez, and Walentin Mirosh.
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Which major investors are buying Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Earnest Partners LLC, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, and Pacific Heights Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Murphy Oil stock in the last two years include Barry FR Jeffery, 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 $11.14.

How big of a company is Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $1.71 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 822 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 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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