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Murphy Oil Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.88 (-5.65 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $14.69
50-Day Range
MA: $12.61
52-Week Range
Now: $14.69
Volume4.05 million shs
Average Volume4.73 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.26 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.40%
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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Overall MarketRank

1.68 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 1.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.83 billion
Cash Flow$8.35 per share
Book Value$36.92 per share


Net Income$1.15 billion


Market Cap$2.26 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2021 (Confirmed)
-0.88 (-5.65 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Murphy Oil's stock 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 stock has increased by 95.9% and is now trading at $14.69.
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Is Murphy Oil a buy right now?

15 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy Oil in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Murphy Oil stock. 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 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 past winning trading ideas 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, January 28th 2021.
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How can I listen to Murphy Oil's earnings call?

Murphy Oil will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 5th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.15) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.18) by $0.03. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $421.87 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $474.04 million. Murphy Oil had a negative return on equity of 3.06% and a negative net margin of 46.10%. The firm'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 announced 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 yield of 3.40%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 13th.
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Is Murphy Oil a good dividend stock?

Murphy Oil pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.40%. The dividend payout ratio of Murphy Oil is 57.47%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for MUR?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Murphy Oil's stock. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect Murphy Oil's share price to reach $13.96 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.9%.
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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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fruth Investment Management (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Sowell Financial Services LLC (0.01%) and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%). 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, T Jay Collins, Thomas J Mireles and Walentin Mirosh.
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Which institutional investors are selling Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Murphy Oil company stock in the last year include Christopher D Hulse, John B Gardner, Maria A Martinez, T Jay Collins, and Walentin Mirosh.
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Which institutional investors are buying Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sowell Financial Services LLC, and Fruth Investment Management. 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 WeBull, 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 $14.69.

How big of a company is Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $2.26 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 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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