Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR): Price and Financial Metrics

Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR): $42.40

1.49 (+3.64%)

POWR Rating

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  • MUR scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 99.98% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MUR is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • MUR ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 22nd percentile.

MUR Stock Summary

  • Murphy Oil Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.84% of US equities in our set.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Murphy Oil Corp is higher than only 13.98% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Of note is the ratio of Murphy Oil Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 3.71% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MUR, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are AGI, KOS, USAS, HP, and WLL.
  • Visit MUR's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

MUR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Energy stock, MUR's EV/EBIT ratio is 147.93% lower, now standing at -8.7.
  • Over the past 243 months, MUR's price/earnings ratio has gone down 12.4.
  • MUR's price/earnings ratio has moved down 12.4 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MUR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MUR 2021-09-03 1.9 0.8 -4.2 -8.7
MUR 2021-09-02 2.0 0.9 -4.4 -8.9
MUR 2021-09-01 1.9 0.8 -4.2 -8.7
MUR 2021-08-31 2.0 0.8 -4.3 -8.8
MUR 2021-08-30 2.0 0.9 -4.4 -8.9
MUR 2021-08-27 2.0 0.9 -4.4 -9.0

MUR Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -3.62%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 72.02%.
  • The year over year price growth rate now stands at 73.49%.
Over the past 52 months, MUR's revenue has gone up $156,007,000.

The table below shows MUR's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 2,299.281 1,422.163 -73.664
2021-09-30 1,890.534 1,315.96 -414
2021-06-30 1,681.699 1,119.611 -766.009
2021-03-31 1,343.598 647.817 -1,020.111
2020-12-31 1,967.341 801.506 -1,148.777
2020-09-30 2,274.615 912.129 -1,048.565

MUR's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MUR has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 72.32% of graded US stocks.
  • MUR's asset turnover comes in at 0.16 -- ranking 117th of 136 Petroleum and Natural Gas stocks.
  • HP, PARR, and RNGR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MUR.

The table below shows MUR's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.160 0.584 -0.057
2021-03-31 0.128 0.472 -0.082
2020-12-31 0.183 0.607 -0.094
2020-09-30 0.206 0.630 -0.082
2020-06-30 0.235 0.671 0.021
2020-03-31 0.263 0.738 0.057

MUR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MUR, see our MUR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $27.15 Average Broker Recommendation 1.88 (Hold)

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MUR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $42.40 52-week high $44.63
Prev. close $40.91 52-week low $18.44
Day low $40.55 Volume 730,330
Day high $42.49 Avg. volume 1,952,349
50-day MA $38.98 Dividend yield 1.71%
200-day MA $30.81 Market Cap 6.59B

Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) Company Bio

Murphy Oil explores for and produces crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids across the world. The company was founded in 1964 and is based in El Dorado, Arkansas.

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This Energy Stock Just Boosted Its Dividend by 20%. Are More Hikes on the Way?

Murphy Oil is poised to benefit from high energy prices by generating more cash and returning it to shareholders.

The Motley Fool | February 18, 2022

Where Murphy Oil Stands With Analysts

Over the past 3 months, 4 analysts have published their opinion on Murphy Oil (NYSE: MUR ) stock. These analysts are typically employed by large Wall Street banks and tasked with understanding a company''s business to predict how a stock will trade over the upcoming year. Bullish Somewhat Bullish Indifferent Somewhat Bearish Bearish Total Ratings 2 1 1 0 0 Last 30D 1 0 0 0 0 1M Ago 1 0 1 0 0 2M Ago 0 0 0 0 0 3M Ago 0 1 0 0 0 In the last 3 months, 4 analysts have offered 12-month price targets for Murphy Oil. The company has an average price target of $39.0 with a … Full story available on

Benzinga | February 14, 2022

Benzinga''s Top Ratings Upgrades, Downgrades For February 14, 2022

Upgrades According to Mizuho, the prior rating for Murphy Oil Corp (NYSE: MUR ) was changed from Neutral to Buy. In the fourth quarter, Murphy Oil showed an EPS of $0.40, compared to $0.09 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $35.31 and a 52-week-low of $13.51. At the end of the last trading period, Murphy Oil closed at $34.48. For Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ: GT ), Nomura Instinet upgraded the previous rating of Reduce to Neutral. Goodyear Tire & Rubber earned $0.57 in the fourth quarter, compared to $0.44 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Goodyear Tire & Rubber shows a 52-week-high of $24.89 and a 52-week-low of $13.45. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $15.78. Also check out: 4 Penny Stocks In...

Benzinga | February 14, 2022

Murphy Oil's (NYSE:MUR) Dividend Will Be Increased To US$0.15

Murphy Oil Corporation's ( NYSE:MUR ) dividend will be increasing to US$0.15 on 1st of March. Although the dividend is...

Yahoo | February 9, 2022

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Yahoo | February 8, 2022

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MUR Price Returns

1-mo 13.06%
3-mo 28.54%
6-mo 65.99%
1-year 99.42%
3-year 84.76%
5-year 99.54%
YTD 64.02%
2021 121.37%
2020 -52.74%
2019 19.48%
2018 -22.09%
2017 3.41%

MUR Dividends

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