NYSE:MUR - Murphy Oil Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $26.22 -0.76 (-2.82 %) (As of 12/19/2018 03:30 AM ET)Previous Close$26.98Today's Range$26.22 - $27.285052-Week Range$24.39 - $36.53Volume2.69 million shsAverage Volume2.10 million shsMarket Capitalization$4.76 billionP/E Ratio-201.69Dividend Yield3.63%Beta2.09 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Murphy Oil Corporation operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company worldwide. 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. Receive MUR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MUR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas Sub-IndustryIntegrated Oil & Gas SectorOils/Energy Current SymbolNYSE:MUR Previous Symbol CUSIP62671710 Webwww.murphyoilcorp.com Phone870-862-6411 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.61 Current Ratio1.58 Quick Ratio1.47 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-201.69 Forward P/E Ratio17.36 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.23 billion Price / Sales2.04 Cash Flow$5.5084 per share Price / Cash Flow4.76 Book Value$26.77 per share Price / Book0.98 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.13) Net Income$-311,780,000.00 Net Margins0.86% Return on Equity3.77% Return on Assets1.78% Miscellaneous Employees1,128 Outstanding Shares173,060,000Market Cap$4.76 billion OptionableOptionable 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, October 3rd. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Monday, December 3rd. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 8th. View Murphy Oil's Dividend History. How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter? Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.01. The oil and gas producer earned $674.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $633.20 million. Murphy Oil had a net margin of 0.86% and a return on equity of 3.77%. Murphy Oil's revenue for the quarter was up 35.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.38) 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, January 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Murphy Oil. What price target have analysts set for MUR? 15 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Murphy Oil's stock. Their predictions range from $27.00 to $44.00. On average, they expect Murphy Oil's share price to reach $36.5833 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Murphy Oil. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Murphy Oil? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy Oil in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 10 hold ratings and 4 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? Press coverage about MUR stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Murphy Oil earned a news sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of Murphy Oil's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Murphy Oil include Sasol (SSL), Continental Resources (CLR), Rwe Ag Sp (RWEOY), Marathon Oil (MRO), GALP ENERGIA SG/ADR (GLPEY), Devon Energy (DVN), TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR (TRYIY), Apache (APA), Noble Energy (NBL), Cabot Oil & Gas (COG), Cenovus Energy (CVE), Diamondback Energy (FANG), Energen (EGN), Cimarex Energy (XEC) and Encana (ECA). Who are Murphy Oil's key executives? Murphy Oil's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Roger W. Jenkins, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 56)Mr. Walter Knox Compton, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 55)Mr. Michael K. McFadyen, Exec. VP of Offshore (Age 50)Mr. Eugene T. Coleman, Exec. VP of Exploration & Bus. Devel. (Age 59)Mr. David R. Looney, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61) Who are Murphy Oil's major shareholders? Murphy Oil's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.67%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.67%), FMR LLC (9.28%), BlackRock Inc. (9.26%), Capital International Investors (7.45%) and Pzena Investment Management LLC (3.58%). Company insiders that own Murphy Oil stock include Allan J Misner, Claiborne P Deming, Erik H Martin, Eugene T Coleman, Jean-Charles Potvin, John B Gardner, Kelli M Hammock, Kent Pearson, Robert Madison Murphy 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 Pzena Investment Management LLC, BancorpSouth Bank, AQR Capital Management LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, AXA, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Laurion Capital Management LP and SG Americas Securities LLC. Company insiders that have sold Murphy Oil company stock in the last year include Eugene T Coleman, John B Gardner and Kelli M Hammock. View Insider Buying and Selling for Murphy Oil. Which major investors are buying Murphy Oil stock? MUR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Bessemer Group Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, FMR LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 $26.22. How big of a company is Murphy Oil? Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $4.76 billion and generates $2.23 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $-311,780,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.13) on an earnings per share basis. Murphy Oil employs 1,128 workers across the globe. 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: 1.6 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 279 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 613 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 892MarketBeat'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. 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