NYSE:MUR - Murphy Oil Stock Price, News & Analysis

$18.97
+0.70 (+3.83 %)
(As of 08/19/2019 02:38 AM ET)
Today's Range
$17.90
Now: $18.97
$19.04
50-Day Range
$18.41
MA: $22.58
$24.81
52-Week Range
$17.90
Now: $18.97
$36.53
Volume4.72 million shs
Average Volume3.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.08 billion
P/E Ratio15.06
Dividend Yield5.40%
Beta1.94
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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.57 billion
Cash Flow$7.2962 per share
Book Value$31.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$411.09 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,108
Market Cap$3.08 billion
Next Earnings Date11/6/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Murphy Oil's stock symbol?

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

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

Murphy Oil announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 7th. Investors of record on Monday, August 19th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Tuesday, September 3rd. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.27%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 16th. View Murphy Oil's Dividend History.

How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 8th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.03. The oil and gas producer earned $709 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $612.71 million. Murphy Oil had a net margin of 12.37% and a return on equity of 3.48%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 81.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.36 EPS. View Murphy Oil's Earnings History.

When is Murphy Oil's next earnings date?

Murphy Oil is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Murphy Oil.

What price target have analysts set for MUR?

14 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Murphy Oil's stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $41.00. On average, they expect Murphy Oil's share price to reach $33.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 76.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Murphy Oil.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Murphy Oil?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy Oil in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Murphy Oil.

Has Murphy Oil been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about MUR stock have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Murphy Oil earned a news sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Murphy Oil.

Are investors shorting Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 21,340,900 shares, an increase of 10.0% from the June 30th total of 19,393,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,620,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 8.1 days. Currently, 13.1% of the company's stock are sold short. View Murphy Oil's Current Options Chain.

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 Exxon Mobil (XOM), Intel (INTC), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Micron Technology (MU), Delta Air Lines (DAL), General Electric (GE), Applied Materials (AMAT), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Starbucks (SBUX) and Caterpillar (CAT).

Who are Murphy Oil's key executives?

Murphy Oil's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Murphy Oil's major shareholders?

Murphy Oil's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.60%), BlackRock Inc. (9.93%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (2.47%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.58%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.39%) and Caymus Capital Partners L.P. (1.04%). Company insiders that own Murphy Oil stock include Claiborne P Deming, Erik H Martin, Eugene T Coleman, Jean-Charles Potvin, John B Gardner, Kelli M Hammock, Kent Pearson, Robert Madison Murphy, Thomas J Mireles and Walentin Mirosh. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Murphy Oil.

Which major investors are selling Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Prudential Financial Inc., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Murphy Oil company stock in the last year include John B Gardner, Kelli M Hammock, Thomas J Mireles and Walentin Mirosh. View Insider Buying and Selling for Murphy Oil.

Which major investors are buying Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Caymus Capital Partners L.P., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, KBC Group NV, Carlson Capital L P, First Trust Advisors LP, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Robinson Value Management Ltd. and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have bought Murphy Oil stock in the last two years include Claiborne P Deming, Erik H Martin, Jean-Charles Potvin and Kent Pearson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Murphy Oil.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Murphy Oil's stock price today?

One share of MUR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.97.

How big of a company is Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $3.08 billion and generates $2.57 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $411.09 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.26 on an earnings per share basis. Murphy Oil employs 1,108 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Murphy Oil.

What is Murphy Oil's official website?

The official website for Murphy Oil is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Murphy Oil (NYSE MUR)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  324 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  655 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  979
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Murphy Oil and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MUR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MUR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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