NYSE:MUR - Murphy Oil Price Target & Analyst Ratings Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $35.04 -0.34 (-0.96 %) (As of 10/17/2018 03:56 PM ET)Previous Close$35.38Today's Range$34.51 - $35.4452-Week Range$24.39 - $36.53Volume93,879 shsAverage Volume2.10 million shsMarket Capitalization$5.77 billionP/E Ratio-269.69Dividend Yield2.79%Beta2.25 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Analyst Ratings Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?) MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.12 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Murphy Oil in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $34.7778, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 0.75%. The high price target for MUR is $39.00 and the low price target for MUR is $28.00. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days AgoConsensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHoldConsensus Rating Score: 184.108.40.206.17Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s)6 Hold Rating(s)4 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)2 Sell Rating(s)5 Hold Rating(s)3 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)1 Sell Rating(s)6 Hold Rating(s)2 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)1 Sell Rating(s)8 Hold Rating(s)3 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)Consensus Price Target: $34.7778$33.1111$30.1250$31.7273Price Target Upside: 0.75% downside11.56% upside9.26% downside23.21% upsideMurphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Consensus Price Target History Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Analyst Ratings History Show: Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage All Ratings For This Stock DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails10/12/2018Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingSell$24.00 ➝ $30.00Medium10/11/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$37.00 ➝ $39.00Medium10/11/2018National Alliance SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh9/28/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ NeutralHigh8/20/2018KLR GroupReiterated RatingBuy$39.00Low8/10/2018Wells Fargo & CoLower Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$36.00 ➝ $34.00High7/23/2018MizuhoInitiated CoverageUnderperform$36.00Medium7/11/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$34.00 ➝ $36.00Medium3/29/2018Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium3/7/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$28.00High1/22/2018StephensSet Price TargetBuy$37.00Low1/18/2018CowenSet Price TargetHold$34.00Low8/11/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetHold$27.00Low6/3/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetHold$32.00Low5/31/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$31.00 ➝ $30.00High4/19/2017SimmonsBoost Price TargetNeutral$31.00 ➝ $33.00Low11/7/2016NomuraReiterated RatingHold$28.00N/A(Data available from 10/17/2016 forward) This page was last updated on 10/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How Do You Calculate Return on Investment (ROI)?