Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR): Price and Financial Metrics

Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR): $45.08

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MUR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $45.08 52-week high $51.28
Prev. close $45.11 52-week low $32.15
Day low $44.56 Volume 659,015
Day high $45.58 Avg. volume 1,666,849
50-day MA $44.21 Dividend yield 2.52%
200-day MA $40.23 Market Cap 7.04B

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  • MUR scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 72.61% of US stocks.
  • MUR's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • MUR's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 3.16% of US stocks).

MUR Stock Summary

  • MUR's went public 37.76 years ago, making it older than 93.16% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for MUR is currently 3.52, higher than only 14.38% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • Of note is the ratio of MURPHY OIL CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 3.16% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to MURPHY OIL CORP are AEM, NLST, CELU, DM, and SSRM.
  • Visit MUR's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

MUR Valuation Summary

  • MUR's EV/EBIT ratio is 6.5; this is 16.13% lower than that of the median Energy stock.
  • MUR's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 7.9 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 2023-09-14 1.8 1.4 7.1 6.5
MUR 2023-09-13 1.8 1.4 7.0 6.5
MUR 2023-09-12 1.8 1.4 7.1 6.6
MUR 2023-09-11 1.8 1.3 6.9 6.4
MUR 2023-09-08 1.8 1.4 7.1 6.6
MUR 2023-09-07 1.8 1.4 7.1 6.6

MUR Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -64.51%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 17.86%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 108.16%.
MUR's revenue has moved up $765,328,000 over the prior 34 months.

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
2022-12-31 3,932.662 2,151.244 965.047
2022-09-30 3,696.396 1,980.606 934.049
2022-06-30 3,023.671 1,695.122 514.077
2022-03-31 2,472.257 1,522.727 100.438
2021-12-31 2,299.281 1,422.163 -73.664
2021-09-30 1,890.534 1,315.96 -414

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)

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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Latest MUR News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about MURPHY OIL CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MUR as an investment opportunity.

Murphy Oil Corporation Schedules Third Quarter 2023 Earnings Release and Conference Call

HOUSTON, September 25, 2023--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) will host a conference call and webcast beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on Thursday, November 2, 2023 to discuss third quarter 2023 earnings. The company plans to release its financial and operating results before the market opens that morning.

Yahoo | September 25, 2023

Murphy Oil exits Placid Montney with close of Canadian asset sale

Murphy Oil Corp. (NYSE: MUR) has closed the sale of certain Canadian assets to an undisclosed private company, officially exiting Placid Montney.

Yahoo | September 15, 2023

Murphy Oil (MUR) Sells Assets, Uses Proceeds in New Business

Murphy Oil (MUR) sells non-core assets in Canada and explores new opportunities in Cote d'Ivoire and Vietnam.

Yahoo | September 15, 2023

Is the Options Market Predicting a Spike in Murphy Oil (MUR) Stock?

Investors need to pay close attention to Murphy Oil (MUR) stock based on the movements in the options market lately.

Yahoo | September 15, 2023

Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Close of Non-Core Canadian Asset Sale, Advances Capital Allocation Framework With Redemption of 5.750% Senior Notes Due 2025

HOUSTON, September 15, 2023--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced that its subsidiary closed the previously announced divestment of certain non-core operated Kaybob Duvernay assets and all of its non-operated Placid Montney assets. The transaction was announced on August 3, 2023, and has an effective date of March 1, 2023.

Yahoo | September 15, 2023

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MUR Price Returns

1-mo 0.85%
3-mo 18.35%
6-mo 25.45%
1-year 43.97%
3-year 461.89%
5-year 61.88%
YTD 7.06%
2022 68.50%
2021 121.37%
2020 -52.74%
2019 19.48%
2018 -22.09%

MUR Dividends

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