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

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$28.57 +0.34 (+1.20 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$28.23
Today's Range$27.90 - $28.98
52-Week Range$24.39 - $36.53
Volume166,131 shs
Average Volume2.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.86 billion
P/E Ratio-219.88
Dividend Yield3.56%
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryIntegrated Oil & Gas
Current SymbolNYSE:MUR
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.61
Current Ratio1.58
Quick Ratio1.47


Trailing P/E Ratio-219.88
Forward P/E Ratio19.17
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.23 billion
Price / Sales2.22
Cash Flow$5.8907 per share
Price / Cash Flow4.85
Book Value$26.77 per share
Price / Book1.07


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.13)
Net Income$-311,780,000.00
Net Margins0.86%
Return on Equity3.77%
Return on Assets1.78%


Outstanding Shares173,060,000
Market Cap$4.86 billion

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. Shareholders 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 yield of 3.50%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 8th. View Murphy Oil's Dividend History.

How were Murphy Oil's earnings last quarter?

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.01. The oil and gas producer earned $674.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $633.20 million. Murphy Oil had a net margin of 0.86% and a return on equity of 3.77%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 35.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($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 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives 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 $36.5833 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.1% 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?

Media coverage about MUR stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Murphy Oil earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media 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?

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.67%), FMR LLC (9.28%), BlackRock Inc. (9.26%), Capital International Investors (7.45%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (3.58%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.31%). 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, Vanguard Group Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Bessemer Group Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. 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 $28.55.

How big of a company is Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil has a market capitalization of $4.86 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 (star)
Outperform Votes:  277 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  613 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  890
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 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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