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NYSE:MUSA

Murphy USA - MUSA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$301.39
+1.56 (+0.52%)
(As of 08/19/2022 01:33 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$298.94
$302.74
50-Day Range
$219.95
$299.83
52-Week Range
$145.24
$301.12
Volume
10,026 shs
Average Volume
330,991 shs
Market Capitalization
$7.04 billion
P/E Ratio
13.81
Dividend Yield
0.42%
Price Target
$276.67

Murphy USA MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
8.2% Downside
$276.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
10.76% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-4.20
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.10mentions of Murphy USA in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$14.60 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-31.93%
From $21.39 to $14.56 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

1.48 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

235th out of 254 stocks

Automotive Dealers & Gasoline Service Stations Industry

21st out of 24 stocks

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About Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) Stock

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 of December 31, 2021, it operated 1,679 retail gasoline stores principally in the Southeast, Southwest, and Midwest United States. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in El Dorado, Arkansas.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

MUSA has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Wells Fargo & Company increased their target price on Murphy USA from $230.00 to $270.00 in a report on Friday, July 29th. StockNews.com upgraded Murphy USA from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a report on Friday, August 5th. Finally, Stephens increased their target price on Murphy USA from $290.00 to $300.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a report on Monday, July 11th.

Murphy USA Price Performance

Shares of NYSE:MUSA opened at $299.83 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 0.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.35. Murphy USA has a 1 year low of $145.24 and a 1 year high of $301.12. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $260.66 and a 200 day simple moving average of $229.47. The firm has a market cap of $7.00 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.74 and a beta of 0.90.

Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA - Get Rating) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The specialty retailer reported $7.53 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $4.65 by $2.88. The firm had revenue of $6.77 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.18 billion. Murphy USA had a net margin of 2.58% and a return on equity of 68.86%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 51.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $4.79 earnings per share. As a group, sell-side analysts predict that Murphy USA will post 21.39 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Insider Activity

In other news, VP Donald R. Smith, Jr. sold 1,121 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $292.43, for a total value of $327,814.03. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 17,998 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,263,155.14. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. In related news, VP Donald R. Smith, Jr. sold 1,121 shares of Murphy USA stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $292.43, for a total transaction of $327,814.03. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 17,998 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,263,155.14. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Robert Madison Murphy sold 50,000 shares of Murphy USA stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $285.48, for a total value of $14,274,000.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 463,524 shares in the company, valued at $132,326,831.52. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 9.04% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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MUSA Stock News Headlines

Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) Rating Reiterated by Raymond James
Where Murphy USA Stands With Analysts
Murphy USA Q2 Earnings Smashes Estimates
Murphy USA Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2022 Results
Murphy USA (MUSA) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday
Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA), Short Interest Report
Analyst Ratings for Murphy USA
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MUSA Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/1 Dividend
5/16/2022
Dividend Payable
6/01/2022
Last Earnings
7/27/2022
Today
8/19/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations
Sub-Industry
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
14,615
Year Founded
1996

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$276.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$300.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$260.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-8.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$396.90 million
Pretax Margin
3.39%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$17.36 billion
Cash Flow
$24.48 per share
Book Value
$32.66 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
21,241,000
Market Cap
$7.04 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.90

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Key Executives

  • Mr. R. Andrew ClydeMr. R. Andrew Clyde (Age 58)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $3.58M
  • Ms. Malynda K. West (Age 52)
    Exec. VP of Fuels, CFO & Treasurer
    Comp: $1.54M
  • Ms. Renee M. Bacon (Age 52)
    Sr. VP of Sales & Operations
    Comp: $888.06k
  • Mr. Robert J. ChumleyMr. Robert J. Chumley (Age 57)
    Sr. VP of Merchandising & Marketing
    Comp: $887.94k
  • Mr. Christian Pikul
    VP of Investor Relations & FP&A
  • Gregory L. Smith
    VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
  • Mr. Christopher A. Click (Age 49)
    Sr. VP of Strategy & Devel.
  • Mr. Blake Segal (Age 41)
    Sr. VP of QuickChek
  • Jennifer Bridges
    Sr. VP Asset Devel.
  • Mr. Donald R. Smith Jr.Mr. Donald R. Smith Jr.
    VP & Controller













MUSA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Murphy USA stock right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Murphy USA in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" MUSA shares.
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What is Murphy USA's stock price forecast for 2022?

3 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Murphy USA's shares. Their MUSA share price forecasts range from $260.00 to $300.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $276.67 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.7%.
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How have MUSA shares performed in 2022?

Murphy USA's stock was trading at $199.24 at the beginning of the year. Since then, MUSA shares have increased by 50.5% and is now trading at $299.83.
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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, October 26th 2022.
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How were Murphy USA's earnings last quarter?

Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 27th. The specialty retailer reported $7.53 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $4.65 by $2.88. The specialty retailer earned $6.77 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $6.18 billion. Murphy USA had a net margin of 2.58% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 68.86%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 51.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $4.79 EPS.

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

Murphy USA declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 5th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 17th will be given a dividend of $0.31 per share on Wednesday, June 1st. This represents a $1.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.41%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 16th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.29.
Read our dividend analysis for MUSA
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Is Murphy USA a good dividend stock?

Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.42%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 5.68%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MUSA will have a dividend payout ratio of 8.52% 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).

What is Murphy USA's stock symbol?

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

Who are Murphy USA's major shareholders?

Murphy USA's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.21%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.50%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.39%), River Road Asset Management LLC (2.09%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (2.07%) and FMR LLC (1.98%). Insiders that own company stock include Donald R Smith Jr, John A Moore, R Andrew Clyde, 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Murphy USA's stock price today?

One share of MUSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $299.83.

How much money does Murphy USA make?

Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) has a market capitalization of $7.00 billion and generates $17.36 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $396.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $21.82 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Murphy USA have?

The company employs 14,615 workers across the globe.

When was Murphy USA founded?

Murphy USA was founded in 1996.

How can I contact Murphy USA?

Murphy USA's mailing address is 200 PEACH STREET, EL DORADO AR, 71730. The official website for the company is www.murphyusa.com. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at (870) 875-7600 or via email at christian.pikul@murphyusa.com.

This page (NYSE:MUSA) was last updated on 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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