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

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$25.61 +0.23 (+0.91 %)
(As of 05/27/2019 09:01 AM ET)
Previous Close$25.38
Today's Range$25.0750 - $25.97
52-Week Range$21.51 - $36.53
Volume2.68 million shs
Average Volume2.79 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.45 billion
P/E Ratio20.33
Dividend Yield3.90%
Beta2.14
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.

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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$7.1139 per share
Book Value$30.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$411.09 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,108
Market Cap$4.45 billion
Next Earnings Date8/14/2019 (Estimated)
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 4th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 20th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Monday, June 3rd. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.90%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 17th. View Murphy Oil's Dividend History.

How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The oil and gas producer reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.05. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $591 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $557.15 million. Murphy Oil had a net margin of 10.99% and a return on equity of 4.10%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 57.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.23 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, August 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Murphy Oil.

What price target have analysts set for MUR?

13 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Murphy Oil's shares. Their predictions range from $27.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate Murphy Oil's share price to reach $35.2273 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 37.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Murphy Oil.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Murphy Oil?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy Oil in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings and 3 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?

Media headlines about MUR stock have trended extremely negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks 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 -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Murphy Oil earned a coverage optimism score of -4.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

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), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), Starbucks (SBUX), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Applied Materials (AMAT) and Paypal (PYPL).

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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.44%), FMR LLC (8.83%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (7.21%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.32%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (2.49%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.54%). 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, 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 Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, Bridgewater Associates LP, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Geode Capital Management LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Murphy Oil company stock in the last year include John B Gardner, Kelli M Hammock and Thomas J Mireles. View Insider Buying and Selling for Murphy Oil.

Which major investors are buying Murphy Oil stock?

MUR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Phocas Financial Corp., SG Americas Securities LLC, Rubric Capital Management LP, Man Group plc, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY and South Dakota Investment Council. 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 $25.61.

How big of a company is Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $4.45 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.

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 (star)
Outperform Votes:  308 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  639 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  947
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 5/27/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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