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

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$29.23 +0.65 (+2.27 %)
(As of 02/17/2019 09:20 AM ET)
Previous Close$29.23
Today's Range$28.76 - $29.48
52-Week Range$21.51 - $36.53
Volume2.24 million shs
Average Volume2.05 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.06 billion
P/E Ratio23.20
Dividend Yield3.47%
Beta2.19
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.

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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$7.3627 per share
Book Value$30.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$411.09 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,128
Market Cap$5.06 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, February 6th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 19th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.42%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 15th. View Murphy Oil's Dividend History.

How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 31st. The oil and gas producer reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.04. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $692.01 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $668.85 million. Murphy Oil had a net margin of 15.99% and a return on equity of 4.51%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.08 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, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Murphy Oil.

What price target have analysts set for MUR?

14 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Murphy Oil's shares. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate Murphy Oil's stock price to reach $34.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.3% 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, 9 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 trended positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing 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 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Murphy Oil's key competitors?

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. Walter Knox Compton, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 56)
  • Mr. Michael K. McFadyen, Exec. VP of Offshore (Age 51)
  • Mr. Eugene T. Coleman, Exec. VP of Exploration & Bus. Devel. (Age 60)
  • Mr. David R. Looney, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 62)

Who are Murphy Oil's major shareholders?

Murphy Oil's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.47%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.36%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (2.48%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.08%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.14%) and Pzena Investment Management LLC (1.13%). 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, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Mackay Shields LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of America Corp DE and Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL. Company insiders that have sold Murphy Oil company stock in the last year include 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Millennium Management LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Madison Investment Holdings Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP and Rhumbline Advisers. 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 $29.23.

How big of a company is Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $5.06 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 1,128 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 (star)
Outperform Votes:  287 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  623 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  910
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 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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