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NYSE:MUSA

Murphy USA (MUSA) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$421.11
+3.50 (+0.84%)
(As of 04/17/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$418.83
$425.56
50-Day Range
$367.63
$427.01
52-Week Range
$265.49
$430.83
Volume
336,479 shs
Average Volume
206,633 shs
Market Capitalization
$8.76 billion
P/E Ratio
16.51
Dividend Yield
0.40%
Price Target
$404.60

Murphy USA MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.40 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.9% Downside
$404.60 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
6.97% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-6.30
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.36mentions of Murphy USA in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$4.24 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.33%
From $26.40 to $28.07 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.41 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

146th out of 232 stocks

Automotive Dealers & Gasoline Service Stations Industry

11th out of 18 stocks

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About Murphy USA Stock (NYSE:MUSA)

Murphy USA Inc. engages in marketing of retail motor fuel products and convenience merchandise. The company operates retail stores under the Murphy USA, Murphy Express, and QuickChek brands, as well as operates non-fuel convenience stores. It operates retail gasoline stores principally in the Southeast, Southwest, and Midwest United States. Murphy USA Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in El Dorado, Arkansas.

MUSA Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/07/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/7 Dividend
2/23/2024
Dividend Payable
3/07/2024
Today
4/17/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/01/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-Industry
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
15,600
Year Founded
1996

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$404.60
High Stock Price Target
$470.00
Low Stock Price Target
$280.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-3.9%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.40
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$556.80 million
Pretax Margin
3.41%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$21.53 billion
Cash Flow
$37.37 per share
Book Value
$38.96 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
18,782,000
Market Cap
$8.76 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.76

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MUSA Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Murphy USA stock right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy USA in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" MUSA shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MUSA, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Murphy USA's stock price target for 2024?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Murphy USA's stock. Their MUSA share price targets range from $280.00 to $470.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $404.60 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.9%.
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How have MUSA shares performed in 2024?

Murphy USA's stock was trading at $356.56 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, MUSA shares have increased by 18.1% and is now trading at $421.11.
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Are investors shorting Murphy USA?

Murphy USA saw a drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,140,000 shares, a drop of 21.4% from the February 29th total of 1,450,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 198,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.8 days. Approximately 6.0% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Murphy USA's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2024.
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How can I listen to Murphy USA's earnings call?

Murphy USA will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 2nd at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Murphy USA's earnings last quarter?

Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 7th. The specialty retailer reported $7.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $5.79 by $1.21. The specialty retailer earned $5.07 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.32 billion. Murphy USA had a net margin of 2.59% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 70.92%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 5.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $5.21 earnings per share.

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

Murphy USA declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 15th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.42 per share on Thursday, March 7th. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 23rd. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.41.
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Is Murphy USA a good dividend stock?

Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.40%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 5 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 6.59%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MUSA will have a dividend payout ratio of 5.99% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for MUSA.

What other stocks do shareholders of Murphy USA own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Murphy USA investors own include American International Group (AIG), NVIDIA (NVDA), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), General Electric (GE), Energy Transfer (ET), Broadcom (AVGO), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Walt Disney (DIS), International Paper (IP) and Pfizer (PFE).

Who are Murphy USA's major shareholders?

Murphy USA's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Los Angeles Capital Management LLC (0.13%), Alaska Permanent Fund Corp (0.10%), West Coast Financial LLC (0.07%), Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC (0.02%), Viking Fund Management LLC (0.01%) and Park Avenue Securities LLC (0.01%). Insiders that own company stock include Christopher A Click, Donald R Smith Jr, Jeanne Linder Phillips, Jennifer Bridges, John A Moore, R Andrew Clyde, Renee M Bacon, Robert J Chumley, Robert Madison Murphy and Terry P Hatten.
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How do I buy shares of Murphy USA?

Shares of MUSA stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:MUSA) was last updated on 4/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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