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S&P 500   5,088.80
DOW   39,131.53
QQQ   436.78
In his annual letter, Warren Buffett tells investors to ignore Wall Street pundits
Laser breakthrough could send stock soaring 2,467% (Ad)
Sprouts, Block rise; Booking Holdings, Insulet fall, Friday, 2/23/2024
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 2/23/2024
Laser breakthrough could send stock soaring 2,467% (Ad)
MarketBeat Week in Review – 2/19 - 2/23
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Laser breakthrough could send stock soaring 2,467% (Ad)
Mark Zuckerberg Is Sitting on a Huge Stockpile of AI Chips as Companies Compete for Limited Supplies
Taiwan giant chipmaker TSMC opens first plant in Japan as part of key global expansion
S&P 500   5,088.80
DOW   39,131.53
QQQ   436.78
In his annual letter, Warren Buffett tells investors to ignore Wall Street pundits
Laser breakthrough could send stock soaring 2,467% (Ad)
Sprouts, Block rise; Booking Holdings, Insulet fall, Friday, 2/23/2024
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 2/23/2024
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MarketBeat Week in Review – 2/19 - 2/23
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Murphy USA (MUSA) Competitors

$413.46
+6.48 (+1.59%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

MUSA vs. FTI, NXT, HESM, APA, RRC, SWN, WFRD, AR, MTDR, and CHK

Should you be buying Murphy USA stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Murphy USA include TechnipFMC (FTI), Nextracker (NXT), Hess Midstream (HESM), APA (APA), Range Resources (RRC), Southwestern Energy (SWN), Weatherford International (WFRD), Antero Resources (AR), Matador Resources (MTDR), and Chesapeake Energy (CHK). These companies are all part of the "oils/energy" sector.

Murphy USA vs.

TechnipFMC (NYSE:FTI) and Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their community ranking, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and earnings.

TechnipFMC received 315 more outperform votes than Murphy USA when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 65.99% of users gave Murphy USA an outperform vote while only 57.66% of users gave TechnipFMC an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
TechnipFMCOutperform Votes
674
57.66%
Underperform Votes
495
42.34%
Murphy USAOutperform Votes
359
65.99%
Underperform Votes
185
34.01%

TechnipFMC has a beta of 1.62, suggesting that its share price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Murphy USA has a beta of 0.74, suggesting that its share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, TechnipFMC had 10 more articles in the media than Murphy USA. MarketBeat recorded 35 mentions for TechnipFMC and 25 mentions for Murphy USA. TechnipFMC's average media sentiment score of 0.76 beat Murphy USA's score of 0.70 indicating that Murphy USA is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
TechnipFMC
12 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
13 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Murphy USA
11 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
8 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

98.8% of TechnipFMC shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.0% of Murphy USA shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of TechnipFMC shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 9.0% of Murphy USA shares are owned 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.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
TechnipFMC$7.82B1.20-$107.20M$0.12179.43
Murphy USA$21.53B0.40$556.80M$25.5116.21

TechnipFMC pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Murphy USA pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. TechnipFMC pays out 166.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Murphy USA pays out 6.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Murphy USA has raised its dividend for 5 consecutive years.

Murphy USA has a net margin of 2.59% compared to Murphy USA's net margin of 0.72%. TechnipFMC's return on equity of 70.92% beat Murphy USA's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
TechnipFMC0.72% 6.38% 2.10%
Murphy USA 2.59%70.92%13.12%

TechnipFMC presently has a consensus target price of $24.66, suggesting a potential upside of 14.54%. Murphy USA has a consensus target price of $395.60, suggesting a potential downside of 4.32%. Given Murphy USA's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe TechnipFMC is more favorable than Murphy USA.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
TechnipFMC
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.64
Murphy USA
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.40

Summary

Murphy USA beats TechnipFMC on 11 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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MUSA vs. The Competition

MetricMurphy USAAutomotive dealers & gasoline service stations IndustryEnergy SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$8.60B$6.37B$7.79B$17.63B
Dividend Yield0.40%1.32%11.62%3.57%
P/E Ratio16.2116.5212.3021.96
Price / Sales0.400.9478.847.45
Price / Cash11.0411.2510.6317.54
Price / Book10.382.506.496.10
Net Income$556.80M$241.54M$1.15B$870.05M
7 Day Performance3.89%2.03%-1.16%-0.34%
1 Month Performance15.49%1.78%0.15%2.47%
1 Year Performance56.21%40.56%-5.97%89.24%

Murphy USA Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
FTI
TechnipFMC
3.2828 of 5 stars
$19.95
+1.2%
$23.86
+19.6%
+53.1%$8.69B$6.70B-249.3123,346Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Options Volume
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
NXT
Nextracker
3.304 of 5 stars
$58.88
-2.4%
$53.78
-8.7%
+81.1%$8.04B$1.90B31.49606
HESM
Hess Midstream
2.9992 of 5 stars
$33.65
+1.1%
$34.80
+3.4%
+22.7%$7.73B$1.35B16.10196Positive News
APA
APA
4.1183 of 5 stars
$30.98
-1.9%
$44.28
+42.9%
-23.2%$9.50B$12.13B6.352,273Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
RRC
Range Resources
4.7688 of 5 stars
$30.52
-0.7%
$35.00
+14.7%
+23.4%$7.36B$4.15B5.47544Earnings Report
Analyst Report
News Coverage
SWN
Southwestern Energy
3.9751 of 5 stars
$6.61
-0.9%
$7.59
+14.9%
+34.3%$7.28B$15.00B1.421,118Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
WFRD
Weatherford International
3.2243 of 5 stars
$100.47
-1.1%
$114.86
+14.3%
+69.0%$7.27B$5.14B17.7818,500Insider Selling
AR
Antero Resources
4.277 of 5 stars
$23.41
-2.3%
$28.50
+21.7%
-1.0%$7.11B$4.68B30.40605Analyst Report
Options Volume
News Coverage
MTDR
Matador Resources
3.6733 of 5 stars
$58.72
-1.0%
$70.38
+19.8%
+12.3%$7.00B$3.06B8.34360Earnings Report
Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
CHK
Chesapeake Energy
4.652 of 5 stars
$77.65
-1.4%
$104.30
+34.3%
+1.2%$10.18B$11.74B2.111,200Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Options Volume
Analyst Revision
News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:MUSA) was last updated on 2/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff