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NYSE:MUR

Murphy Oil - MUR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$42.63
+1.24 (+3.00%)
(As of 02/7/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$40.98
$42.69
50-Day Range
$40.60
$47.20
52-Week Range
$25.97
$51.28
Volume
1.44 million shs
Average Volume
2.02 million shs
Market Capitalization
$6.63 billion
P/E Ratio
6.97
Dividend Yield
2.40%
Price Target
$50.00

Murphy Oil MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.44 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
17.3% Upside
$50.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
4.62% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-6.69
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.02mentions of Murphy Oil in the last 14 days
Based on 15 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$11.01 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-0.61%
From $6.56 to $6.52 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.36 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

96th out of 235 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

43rd out of 72 stocks

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About Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Stock

Murphy Oil Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas. It operates through the Exploration and Production and Corporate and Other segment. The Exploration and Production segment includes the United States, Canada, and all other countries. The Corporate and Other segment focuses on interest income, other gains and losses, interest expense, and unallocated overhead. The company was founded by Charles H. Murphy Jr. in 1950 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

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MUR Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/1 Dividend
11/10/2022
Dividend Payable
12/01/2022
Last Earnings
1/26/2023
Today
2/07/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/10/2023
Dividend Payable
3/01/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/03/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-Industry
Integrated Oil & Gas
CUSIP
62671710
Employees
696
Year Founded
1950

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$50.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$68.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$38.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+17.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.44
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$965.05 million
Pretax Margin
36.88%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.93 billion
Cash Flow
$11.02 per share
Book Value
$33.12 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
145,817,000
Market Cap
$6.63 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
2.40

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Key Executives

  • Roger W. JenkinsRoger W. Jenkins
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Eric M. HamblyEric M. Hambly
    Executive Vice President-Operations
  • Thomas J. MirelesThomas J. Mireles
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • E. Ted BotnerE. Ted Botner
    Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel
  • Paul D. Vaughan
    Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller













MUR Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Murphy Oil stock right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy Oil in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" MUR shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MUR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Murphy Oil's stock price forecast for 2023?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Murphy Oil's stock. Their MUR share price forecasts range from $38.00 to $68.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $50.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have MUR shares performed in 2023?

Murphy Oil's stock was trading at $43.01 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, MUR stock has decreased by 0.9% and is now trading at $42.63.
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When is Murphy Oil's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 3rd 2023.
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How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) posted its earnings results on Thursday, January, 26th. The oil and gas producer reported $1.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.18 by $0.08. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $975.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $835.62 million. Murphy Oil had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.82% and a net margin of 24.54%. The business's revenue was up 32.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.40 earnings per share.

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

Murphy Oil declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 26th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.275 per share on Wednesday, March 1st. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.58%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 10th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25.
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Is Murphy Oil a good dividend stock?

Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.40%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 16.34%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MUR will have a dividend payout ratio of 15.34% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Roger W. Jenkins' approval rating as Murphy Oil's CEO?

57 employees have rated Murphy Oil Chief Executive Officer Roger W. Jenkins on Glassdoor.com. Roger W. Jenkins has an approval rating of 67% among the company's employees.

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), Walt Disney (DIS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Chevron (CVX) and Micron Technology (MU).

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 shareholders include Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.38%), Poplar Forest Capital LLC (0.26%), Willis Investment Counsel (0.20%), Ziegler Capital Management LLC (0.17%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.12%) and New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.12%). Insiders that own company stock include Barry FR Jeffery, Christopher D Hulse, E Ted Botner, Elisabeth W Keller, Eric M Hambly, John B Gardner, Kelly L Whitley, Laura A Sugg, Lawrence R Dickerson, Louis W Utsch, Maria A Martinez, Neal E Schmale, Paul D Vaughan, Robert Madison Murphy, Roger W Jenkins, T Jay Collins, Thomas J Mireles and Walentin Mirosh.
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How do I buy shares of Murphy Oil?

Shares of MUR stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Murphy Oil's stock price today?

One share of MUR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.63.

How much money does Murphy Oil make?

Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) has a market capitalization of $6.63 billion and generates $3.93 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $965.05 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.12 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Murphy Oil have?

The company employs 696 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil's mailing address is 300 PEACH STREET P.O. BOX 7000, EL DORADO AR, 71731. The official website for the company is www.murphyoilcorp.com. The oil and gas producer can be reached via phone at (281) 675-9000, via email at investorrelations@murphyoilcorp.com, or via fax at 870-864-6373.

This page (NYSE:MUR) was last updated on 2/8/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff