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NYSE:MUSA

Murphy USA Competitors

$124.49
-1.36 (-1.08 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$123.05
Now: $124.49
$126.41
50-Day Range
$122.45
MA: $125.61
$132.36
52-Week Range
$78.75
Now: $124.49
$144.09
Volume272,145 shs
Average Volume292,731 shs
Market Capitalization$3.39 billion
P/E Ratio9.99
Dividend Yield0.79%
Beta0.99

Competitors

Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) Vs. LAD, IAA, CASY, AN, VRM, and PAG

Should you be buying MUSA stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "automotive dealers & gasoline service stations" are considered alternatives and competitors to Murphy USA, including Lithia Motors (LAD), IAA (IAA), Casey's General Stores (CASY), AutoNation (AN), Vroom (VRM), and Penske Automotive Group (PAG).

Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) and Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Murphy USA and Lithia Motors' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Murphy USA3.14%45.51%14.02%
Lithia Motors2.82%23.52%6.02%

Risk and Volatility

Murphy USA has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lithia Motors has a beta of 1.88, indicating that its share price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

80.2% of Murphy USA shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.4% of Lithia Motors shares are held by institutional investors. 7.1% of Murphy USA shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.0% of Lithia Motors shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Murphy USA and Lithia Motors' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Murphy USA$14.03 billion0.24$154.80 million$5.2323.80
Lithia Motors$12.67 billion0.79$271.50 million$11.7631.85

Lithia Motors has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Murphy USA. Murphy USA is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Lithia Motors, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Murphy USA and Lithia Motors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Murphy USA10001.00
Lithia Motors15502.36

Murphy USA presently has a consensus target price of $142.00, suggesting a potential upside of 14.07%. Lithia Motors has a consensus target price of $327.4545, suggesting a potential downside of 12.56%. Given Murphy USA's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Murphy USA is more favorable than Lithia Motors.

Dividends

Murphy USA pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Lithia Motors pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. Murphy USA pays out 19.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Lithia Motors pays out 10.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Murphy USA has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Lithia Motors has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Summary

Lithia Motors beats Murphy USA on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

IAA (NYSE:IAA) and Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) are both mid-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.2% of Murphy USA shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of IAA shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 7.1% of Murphy USA shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares IAA and Murphy USA's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
IAA12.99%-246.98%8.53%
Murphy USA3.14%45.51%14.02%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for IAA and Murphy USA, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
IAA00503.00
Murphy USA10001.00

IAA presently has a consensus target price of $53.50, indicating a potential downside of 7.79%. Murphy USA has a consensus target price of $142.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.07%. Given Murphy USA's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Murphy USA is more favorable than IAA.

Risk and Volatility

IAA has a beta of 1.69, indicating that its stock price is 69% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Murphy USA has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares IAA and Murphy USA's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
IAA$1.44 billion5.43$193.20 million$1.6136.04
Murphy USA$14.03 billion0.24$154.80 million$5.2323.80

IAA has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Murphy USA. Murphy USA is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than IAA, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Casey's General Stores (NASDAQ:CASY) and Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Casey's General Stores and Murphy USA's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Casey's General Stores3.92%19.21%8.07%
Murphy USA3.14%45.51%14.02%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Casey's General Stores and Murphy USA's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Casey's General Stores$9.18 billion0.80$263.85 million$7.1028.12
Murphy USA$14.03 billion0.24$154.80 million$5.2323.80

Casey's General Stores has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Murphy USA. Murphy USA is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Casey's General Stores, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

83.1% of Casey's General Stores shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.2% of Murphy USA shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Casey's General Stores shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.1% of Murphy USA shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Casey's General Stores and Murphy USA, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Casey's General Stores14702.50
Murphy USA10001.00

Casey's General Stores presently has a consensus target price of $205.90, indicating a potential upside of 3.13%. Murphy USA has a consensus target price of $142.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.07%. Given Murphy USA's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Murphy USA is more favorable than Casey's General Stores.

Dividends

Casey's General Stores pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Murphy USA pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Casey's General Stores pays out 19.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Murphy USA pays out 19.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Casey's General Stores has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Murphy USA has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Murphy USA is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Risk and Volatility

Casey's General Stores has a beta of 0.88, indicating that its share price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Murphy USA has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

AutoNation (NYSE:AN) and Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Risk and Volatility

AutoNation has a beta of 1.57, suggesting that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Murphy USA has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

63.4% of AutoNation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.2% of Murphy USA shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of AutoNation shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.1% of Murphy USA shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for AutoNation and Murphy USA, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AutoNation15302.22
Murphy USA10001.00

AutoNation presently has a consensus price target of $63.50, indicating a potential downside of 16.61%. Murphy USA has a consensus price target of $142.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.07%. Given Murphy USA's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Murphy USA is more favorable than AutoNation.

Profitability

This table compares AutoNation and Murphy USA's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AutoNation1.92%17.17%5.35%
Murphy USA3.14%45.51%14.02%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares AutoNation and Murphy USA's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AutoNation$21.34 billion0.29$450 million$4.5516.74
Murphy USA$14.03 billion0.24$154.80 million$5.2323.80

AutoNation has higher revenue and earnings than Murphy USA. AutoNation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Murphy USA, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) and Vroom (NASDAQ:VRM) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Murphy USA and Vroom, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Murphy USA10001.00
Vroom231202.59

Murphy USA presently has a consensus price target of $142.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.07%. Vroom has a consensus price target of $59.6154, indicating a potential upside of 24.54%. Given Vroom's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Vroom is more favorable than Murphy USA.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Murphy USA and Vroom's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Murphy USA$14.03 billion0.24$154.80 million$5.2323.80
VroomN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Murphy USA has higher revenue and earnings than Vroom.

Profitability

This table compares Murphy USA and Vroom's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Murphy USA3.14%45.51%14.02%
VroomN/AN/AN/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

80.2% of Murphy USA shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.6% of Vroom shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.1% of Murphy USA shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Murphy USA beats Vroom on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) and Penske Automotive Group (NYSE:PAG) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability and dividends.

Risk and Volatility

Murphy USA has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Penske Automotive Group has a beta of 1.61, suggesting that its share price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.2% of Murphy USA shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.1% of Penske Automotive Group shares are held by institutional investors. 7.1% of Murphy USA shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 44.1% of Penske Automotive Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Murphy USA pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Penske Automotive Group pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Murphy USA pays out 19.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Penske Automotive Group pays out 32.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Murphy USA has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Penske Automotive Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Murphy USA and Penske Automotive Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Murphy USA3.14%45.51%14.02%
Penske Automotive Group2.17%15.09%3.20%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Murphy USA and Penske Automotive Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Murphy USA$14.03 billion0.24$154.80 million$5.2323.80
Penske Automotive Group$23.18 billion0.24$435.80 million$5.2813.20

Penske Automotive Group has higher revenue and earnings than Murphy USA. Penske Automotive Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Murphy USA, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Murphy USA and Penske Automotive Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Murphy USA10001.00
Penske Automotive Group02602.75

Murphy USA presently has a consensus target price of $142.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.07%. Penske Automotive Group has a consensus target price of $65.8889, indicating a potential downside of 5.47%. Given Murphy USA's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Murphy USA is more favorable than Penske Automotive Group.

Summary

Penske Automotive Group beats Murphy USA on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


Murphy USA Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Lithia Motors logo
LAD
Lithia Motors
2.6$374.50-1.3%$9.97 billion$12.67 billion24.80Analyst Report
Insider Selling
News Coverage
IAA logo
IAA
IAA
1.3$58.02-2.9%$7.81 billion$1.44 billion44.29
Casey's General Stores logo
CASY
Casey's General Stores
1.6$199.66-1.7%$7.37 billion$9.18 billion22.64Upcoming Earnings
AutoNation logo
AN
AutoNation
1.0$76.15-0.1%$6.26 billion$21.34 billion17.35
Vroom logo
VRM
Vroom
1.6$47.87-2.0%$6.23 billionN/A0.00Analyst Revision
Penske Automotive Group logo
PAG
Penske Automotive Group
2.0$69.70-0.2%$5.60 billion$23.18 billion12.63
Asbury Automotive Group logo
ABG
Asbury Automotive Group
1.4$167.70-2.7%$3.23 billion$7.21 billion15.53
Camping World logo
CWH
Camping World
2.0$32.38-4.0%$2.87 billion$4.89 billion17.32Earnings Announcement
Dividend Cut
Group 1 Automotive logo
GPI
Group 1 Automotive
1.3$151.95-3.3%$2.75 billion$12.04 billion12.02
Rush Enterprises logo
RUSHA
Rush Enterprises
1.9$42.90-0.5%$2.35 billion$5.81 billion24.56
RUSHB
Rush Enterprises
0.9$39.38-0.8%$2.16 billion$5.81 billion22.55
Sonic Automotive logo
SAH
Sonic Automotive
1.4$47.32-0.5%$1.99 billion$10.45 billion-29.76
KAR Auction Services logo
KAR
KAR Auction Services
1.8$13.99-2.3%$1.81 billion$2.78 billion93.27
America's Car-Mart logo
CRMT
America's Car-Mart
1.5$137.79-1.4%$912.86 million$744.61 million15.21
Shift Technologies logo
SFT
Shift Technologies
1.5$9.28-4.7%$761.95 millionN/A0.00Upcoming Earnings
TravelCenters of America logo
TA
TravelCenters of America
1.9$24.11-0.5%$347.06 million$6.12 billion6.13Analyst Revision
News Coverage
KXIN
Kaixin Auto
0.5$3.83-8.6%$234.98 million$334.70 million0.00High Trading Volume
Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Down
Lazydays logo
LAZY
Lazydays
1.3$20.63-1.9%$197.90 million$644.91 million25.79
LMPX
LMP Automotive
0.9$18.93-8.0%$189.72 million$10.86 million0.00
This page was last updated on 3/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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