Murphy Oil Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:MUR)

About Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)

Murphy Oil Corporation logoMurphy Oil Corporation (Murphy) is an oil and gas exploration and production company. The Company's exploration and production business explores for and produces crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids across the world. Its exploration and production activities are subdivided into four geographic segments: the United States, Canada, Malaysia and all other countries. It explores for and produces crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids around the world. This business maintains upstream operating offices in several locations around the world, including Houston, Texas, Calgary, Alberta, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. As of December 31, 2016, Murphy's principal exploration and production activities were conducted in the United States by Murphy Exploration & Production Company-USA (Murphy Expro USA), in Malaysia, Australia, Brunei, and Vietnam by Murphy Exploration & Production Company-International (Murphy Expro International) and its subsidiaries, and in Western Canada.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sub-Industry: Integrated Oil & Gas
  • Symbol: NYSE:MUR
  • CUSIP: 62671710
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $4.42 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 172,572,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $25.70
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $25.63
  • 52 Week Range: $22.21 - $35.19
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 159.94
  • P/E Growth: 1.80
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.02 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.19
  • Book Value: $28.84 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.89
  • Annual Dividend: $1.00
  • Dividend Yield: 3.9%
  • EBITDA: $1.32 billion
  • Net Margins: -1.83%
  • Return on Equity: -1.76%
  • Return on Assets: -0.86%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.48%
  • Current Ratio: 1.13%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.04%
  • Average Volume: 3.03 million shs.
  • Beta: 2.11

Frequently Asked Questions for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)

What is Murphy Oil Corporation's stock symbol?

Murphy Oil Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MUR."

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

Murphy Oil Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 4th. Investors of record on Monday, November 13th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, December 1st. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 10th. View Murphy Oil Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Murphy Oil Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported ($0.11) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.04. The firm earned $474.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $495.03 million. Murphy Oil Corporation had a negative net margin of 1.83% and a negative return on equity of 1.76%. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($0.36) earnings per share. View Murphy Oil Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Murphy Oil Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Murphy Oil Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Murphy Oil Corporation.

Where is Murphy Oil Corporation's stock going? Where will Murphy Oil Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

11 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Murphy Oil Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $41.00. On average, they expect Murphy Oil Corporation's stock price to reach $30.27 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Murphy Oil Corporation.

Who are some of Murphy Oil Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Murphy Oil Corporation's key executives?

Murphy Oil Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Roger W. Jenkins, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • John W. Eckart, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Walter K. Compton, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
  • Eugene T. Coleman, Executive Vice President
  • Michael K. McFadyen, Executive Vice President
  • Kelli M. Hammock, Senior Vice President - Administration
  • K. Todd Montgomery, Senior Vice President - Corporate Planning & Services
  • Christopher D. Hulse, Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller
  • John B. Gardner, Vice President - Treasurer
  • E. Ted Botner, Vice President - Law, Secretary

Who owns Murphy Oil Corporation stock?

Murphy Oil Corporation's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.48%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.19%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.08%), Adams Asset Advisors LLC (0.06%), State Treasurer State of Michigan (0.04%) and Shell Asset Management Co. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Murphy Oil Corporation stock include Allan J Misner, Caroline G Theus, John B Gardner, Kelli M Hammock, Robert Madison Murphy, Steven A Cosse and Walentin Mirosh. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Murphy Oil Corporation.

Who sold Murphy Oil Corporation stock? Who is selling Murphy Oil Corporation stock?

Murphy Oil Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Adams Asset Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Murphy Oil Corporation stock in the last year include Allan J Misner, Kelli M Hammock and Walentin Mirosh. View Insider Buying and Selling for Murphy Oil Corporation.

Who bought Murphy Oil Corporation stock? Who is buying Murphy Oil Corporation stock?

Murphy Oil Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Nationwide Fund Advisors, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC, Shell Asset Management Co., State Treasurer State of Michigan and LS Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Murphy Oil Corporation stock in the last two years include Robert Madison Murphy and Steven A Cosse. View Insider Buying and Selling for Murphy Oil Corporation.

How do I buy Murphy Oil Corporation stock?

Shares of Murphy Oil Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Murphy Oil Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Murphy Oil Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.59.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE MUR)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  192 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  484 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  676
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Murphy Oil Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 8 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.91)
Consensus Price Target: $30.27 (18.30% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)
Price Target History for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)
Analysts' Ratings History for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/18/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$23.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
9/17/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingHold$30.00MediumView Rating Details
8/25/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetHold$23.00MediumView Rating Details
8/11/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetHold$27.00LowView Rating Details
7/11/2017Barclays PLCDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$38.00 -> $29.00LowView Rating Details
6/3/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaSet Price TargetHold$32.00LowView Rating Details
5/31/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetNeutral$31.00 -> $30.00HighView Rating Details
5/24/2017KLR GroupInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$41.00LowView Rating Details
5/15/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetUnderperform$35.00 -> $34.00MediumView Rating Details
4/19/2017SimmonsBoost Price TargetNeutral$31.00 -> $33.00LowView Rating Details
11/7/2016NomuraReiterated RatingHold$28.00N/AView Rating Details
6/20/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
5/5/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetSell$19.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
2/12/2016Iberia CapitalLower Price TargetSector Perform$29.00 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
1/7/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$36.00 -> $32.00N/AView Rating Details
12/1/2015Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)
Earnings by Quarter for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE MUR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/1/2017($0.12)N/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2017N/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2017Q2 2017($0.15)($0.11)$495.03 million$474.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2017Q1 2017($0.05)($0.06)$529.61 million$544.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/25/2017Q4 2016($0.16)($0.16)$490.18 million$505.84 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q3($0.20)($0.18)$487.49 million$500.53 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q2($0.41)($0.36)$486.10 million$437.46 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q1($0.71)($0.66)$446.29 million$430.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/27/2016Q4($1.20)($0.76)$610.63 million$658.09 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q3($0.95)($0.72)$648.50 million$714.95 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215($0.55)($0.48)$684.87 million$738.29 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q1($0.86)($1.11)$769.50 million$921.75 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q414$0.25$0.39$1.20 billion$1.41 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$1.01$1.15$1.41 billion$1.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$1.21$0.90$1.41 billion$1.35 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q1$0.96$0.96$1.27 billion$1.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q4$1.21$0.96$2.94 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$1.46$1.51$5.48 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Prelim 2013$1.53$1.75$7.14 billion$7.22 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q1 2013$1.01$1.88$7.17 billion$6.64 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q4 2012$1.38$0.82$6.81 billion$7.39 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2012$1.18$1.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$1.38$1.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$1.46$1.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$1.26$2.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$1.66$1.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$1.00$1.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$1.01$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.25 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.16 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)
Next Dividend:12/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:3.91%
Dividend Growth:-1.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-454.55% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
-400.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
625.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)

Dividend History by Quarter for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE MUR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.89%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 97.62%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/11/2017Kelli M HammockInsiderSell4,000$25.63$102,520.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2017Allan J MisnerVPSell3,795$26.05$98,859.75View SEC Filing  
6/8/2017Walentin MiroshDirectorSell1,000$24.01$24,010.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Robert Madison MurphyDirectorBuy36,803$24.16$889,160.48View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Robert Madison MurphyDirectorBuy22,594$21.93$495,486.42View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016John B. GardnerVPSell1,246$29.39$36,619.94View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Allan J MisnerVPSell7,163$29.39$210,520.57View SEC Filing  
2/11/2016Steven A CosseDirectorBuy10,000$15.50$155,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Caroline G TheusDirectorSell28,500$18.61$530,385.00View SEC Filing  
8/3/2015Roger W JenkinsCEOBuy15,000$32.36$485,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015Kelli M HammockSVPSell7,000$44.59$312,130.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015John B GardnerTreasurerSell3,567$50.22$179,134.74View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014John B GardnerTreasurerSell1,092$55.23$60,311.16View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014Steven A CosseDirectorSell4,082$58.11$237,205.02View SEC Filing  
6/18/2014Billy H StobaughEVPSell5,865$64.66$379,230.90View SEC Filing  
6/17/2014Steven A CosseDirectorSell5,131$64.40$330,436.40View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Robert A HermesDirectorSell12,257$65.05$797,317.85View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Claiborne DemingDirectorBuy20,000$60.37$1,207,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Kelli HammockSVPSell1,418$60.39$85,633.02View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Allan MisnerVPSell3,037$61.39$186,441.43View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Billy StobaughEVPSell15,000$61.27$919,050.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2014Steven CosseDirectorSell4,526$60.30$272,917.80View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Thomas MirelesInsiderSell3,298$58.10$191,613.80View SEC Filing  
2/13/2014Thomas MirelesInsiderSell3,450$57.21$197,374.50View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014Claiborne DemingDirectorBuy30,000$56.67$1,700,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Billy StobaughEVPSell7,034$64.27$452,075.18View SEC Filing  
11/13/2013Kelli HammockVPSell1,476$61.11$90,198.36View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013Claiborne DemingDirectorBuy25,000$62.07$1,551,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Malynda WestInsiderSell1,445$69.82$100,889.90View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013E Ted BotnerInsiderSell1,030$70.17$72,275.10View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Roger JenkinsCOOSell10,049$70.22$705,640.78View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Malynda K WestVPSell1,445$63.71$92,060.95View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Thomas J MirelesVPSell2,500$63.84$159,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Claiborne P DemingDirectorBuy30,000$63.86$1,915,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Billy H StobaughEVPSell4,753$63.84$303,431.52View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013David J H SmithDirectorSell16,200$63.80$1,033,560.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2013Claiborne P DemingDirectorBuy20,000$60.86$1,217,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/14/2013Claiborne P DemingDirectorBuy80,000$60.34$4,827,200.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017

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