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Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
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NYSE:MUR

Murphy Oil - MUR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$32.60
+0.13 (+0.40%)
(As of 08/8/2022 08:38 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$31.42
$33.41
50-Day Range
$27.00
$45.32
52-Week Range
$18.83
$45.79
Volume
131,527 shs
Average Volume
1.94 million shs
Market Capitalization
$5.07 billion
P/E Ratio
9.94
Dividend Yield
2.15%
Price Target
$46.00

Murphy Oil MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
41.1% Upside
$46.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
5.50% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-6.69
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.78mentions of Murphy Oil in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$12.20 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
67.95%
From $5.21 to $8.75 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.99 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

19th out of 344 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

10th out of 114 stocks

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About Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Stock

Murphy Oil Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an oil and natural gas exploration and production company in the United States, Canada, 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. The company was incorporated in 1950 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Murphy Oil Stock Up 0.4 %

MUR Stock opened at $32.60 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $5.07 billion, a PE ratio of 9.94 and a beta of 2.56. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51, a quick ratio of 0.56 and a current ratio of 0.66. The firm's fifty day moving average is $34.43 and its 200 day moving average is $35.95. Murphy Oil has a one year low of $18.83 and a one year high of $45.79.

Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The oil and gas producer reported $1.93 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.56 by $0.37. The company had revenue of $1.10 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $880.87 million. Murphy Oil had a net margin of 17.00% and a return on equity of 12.07%. The firm's revenue was up 100.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.59 earnings per share. On average, research analysts forecast that Murphy Oil will post 5.21 EPS for the current year.

Murphy Oil Increases Dividend

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 15th will be given a $0.25 dividend. This is a positive change from Murphy Oil's previous quarterly dividend of $0.18. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 12th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.07%. Murphy Oil's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 21.34%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of research analysts have issued reports on MUR shares. StockNews.com raised shares of Murphy Oil from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Friday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered shares of Murphy Oil from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $51.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Thursday, May 5th. MKM Partners reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $38.00 price objective on shares of Murphy Oil in a research note on Wednesday, July 20th. Mizuho cut their price objective on shares of Murphy Oil from $59.00 to $51.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. Finally, Piper Sandler cut their price objective on shares of Murphy Oil from $49.00 to $47.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus target price of $46.00.

Insider Activity

In other news, Director Elisabeth W. Keller sold 2,756 shares of Murphy Oil stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.39, for a total value of $89,266.84. Following the sale, the director now owns 8,267 shares in the company, valued at $267,768.13. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. In other news, Director Elisabeth W. Keller sold 2,756 shares of Murphy Oil stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.39, for a total value of $89,266.84. Following the sale, the director now owns 8,267 shares in the company, valued at $267,768.13. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, SVP E Ted Botner sold 10,128 shares of Murphy Oil stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.00, for a total transaction of $455,760.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 68,864 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,098,880. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 282,498 shares of company stock worth $12,204,359 over the last 90 days. 6.20% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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MUR Stock News Headlines

Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Upgraded at StockNews.com
Murphy Oil (MUR) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
Analysts Set Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) Price Target at $46.00
Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) PT Lowered to $47.00 at Piper Sandler
StockNews.com Downgrades Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) to Hold
Murphy Oil's (MUR) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at MKM Partners
Mizuho Trims Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Target Price to $51.00
Is Murphy Oil (MUR) a Great Value Stock Right Now?
Murphy Oil: A Good Candidate For A Merger
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MUR Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/1 Dividend
5/13/2022
Dividend Payable
6/01/2022
Last Earnings
8/04/2022
Today
8/08/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/1 Dividend
8/12/2022
Dividend Payable
9/01/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-Industry
Integrated Oil & Gas
CUSIP
62671710
Employees
696
Year Founded
1950

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$46.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$34.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+41.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-73,660,000.00
Pretax Margin
28.77%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.30 billion
Cash Flow
$6.56 per share
Book Value
$27.97 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
145,815,000
Market Cap
$5.07 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
2.56

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MUR Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Murphy Oil stock right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy Oil in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Murphy Oil stock.
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What is Murphy Oil's stock price forecast for 2022?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Murphy Oil's shares. Their MUR stock forecasts range from $34.00 to $60.00. On average, they predict Murphy Oil's share price to reach $46.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 41.1% from the stock's current price.
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How has Murphy Oil's stock price performed in 2022?

Murphy Oil's stock was trading at $26.11 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, MUR shares have increased by 24.9% and is now trading at $32.60.
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Are investors shorting Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 8,100,000 shares, an increase of 27.4% from the June 30th total of 6,360,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,950,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.2 days. Currently, 5.5% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Murphy Oil's next earnings date?

Murphy Oil is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 3rd 2022.
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How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 4th. The oil and gas producer reported $1.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.56 by $0.37. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $1.10 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $880.87 million. Murphy Oil had a net margin of 17.00% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.07%. Murphy Oil's revenue was up 100.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.59 earnings per share.

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

Murphy Oil announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 3rd. Investors of record on Monday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Thursday, September 1st. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 12th. This is an increase from Murphy Oil's previous quarterly dividend of $0.18.
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Is Murphy Oil a good dividend stock?

Murphy Oil(NYSE:MUR) pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.15%. Murphy Oil does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Murphy Oil is 21.34%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Murphy Oil will have a dividend payout ratio of 8.00% next year. This indicates that Murphy Oil will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Roger W. Jenkins' approval rating as Murphy Oil's CEO?

57 employees have rated Murphy Oil CEO Roger W. Jenkins on Glassdoor.com. Roger W. Jenkins has an approval rating of 67% among Murphy Oil's employees.

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 Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Pfizer (PFE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), General Electric (GE), Walt Disney (DIS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Chevron (CVX) and Micron Technology (MU).

What is Murphy Oil's stock symbol?

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

Who are Murphy Oil's major shareholders?

Murphy Oil's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Ziegler Capital Management LLC (0.23%), Brown Advisory Inc. (0.14%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.13%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.12%), Security National Bank (0.12%) and Los Angeles Capital Management LLC (0.11%). Company insiders that own Murphy Oil stock include Barry FR Jeffery, Christopher D Hulse, E Ted Botner, Elisabeth W Keller, Eric M Hambly, John B Gardner, Kelly L Whitley, Laura A Sugg, Lawrence R Dickerson, Louis W Utsch, Maria A Martinez, Neal E Schmale, Robert Madison Murphy, Roger W Jenkins, T Jay Collins, Thomas J Mireles and Walentin Mirosh.
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How do I buy shares of Murphy Oil?

Shares of MUR stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Murphy Oil's stock price today?

One share of MUR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.60.

How much money does Murphy Oil make?

Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) has a market capitalization of $5.07 billion and generates $2.30 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $-73,660,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $3.28 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Murphy Oil have?

Murphy Oil employs 696 workers across the globe.

When was Murphy Oil founded?

Murphy Oil was founded in 1950.

How can I contact Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil's mailing address is 300 PEACH STREET P.O. BOX 7000, EL DORADO AR, 71731. The official website for Murphy Oil is www.murphyoilcorp.com. The oil and gas producer can be reached via phone at (281) 675-9000, via email at investorrelations@murphyoilcorp.com, or via fax at 870-864-6373.

This page (NYSE:MUR) was last updated on 8/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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