Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR): Price and Financial Metrics

Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR): $22.10

0.89 (+4.20%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where MUR ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.25% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MUR is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 48 weeks.
  • MUR ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 7th percentile.

MUR Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 1.19, Murphy Oil Corp is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than just 6.55% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Murphy Oil Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 3.42% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Murphy Oil Corp is reporting a growth rate of -358.07%; that's higher than just 6.2% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Murphy Oil Corp are SM, GTE, DRH, REI, and MRO.
  • MUR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Murphy Oil Corp's official 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 -53.59%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 73.49%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -57.58%.
MUR's revenue has moved down $1,485,635,000 over the prior 15 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
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
2020-06-30 2,669.827 1,153.362 283.99
2020-03-31 3,167.334 1,613.677 693.446

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 71.45% of graded US stocks.
  • MUR's asset turnover comes in at 0.16 -- ranking 118th of 138 Petroleum and Natural Gas stocks.
  • TTI, HP, and PARR 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 1.89 (Hold)

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MUR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $22.10 52-week high $25.97
Prev. close $21.21 52-week low $7.00
Day low $21.17 Volume 1,616,600
Day high $22.19 Avg. volume 3,107,048
50-day MA $21.02 Dividend yield 2.36%
200-day MA $18.54 Market Cap 3.41B

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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Murphy Oil Corporation Consensus Indicates Potential 37.9% Upside

Murphy Oil Corporation found using ticker (MUR) now have 16 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a rating of ''Hold''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 37 and 18 with a mean TP of 27.34. With the stocks previous close at 19.83 this now indicates there is a potential upside of 37.9%. The 50 day moving average now sits at 21.17 and the 200 moving average now moves to 20.2. The market capitalisation for the company is $3,133m. Find out more information at: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="MUR" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] Murphy Oil Corporation operates as an oil and natural gas exploration and production company in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It explores for...

DirectorsTalk | September 10, 2021

Suncor announces deal to continue Terra Nova project

Suncor announced Wednesday that the co-owners of the Terra Nova FPSO have finalized an agreement to restructure the project ownership and move forward with the Asset Life Extension Project. Suncor, Cenovus and Murphy Oil, now control 100% of the project with the following increased ownership positions: Suncor 48% (previously approximately 38%); Cenovus 34% [] The post Suncor announces deal to continue Terra Nova project appeared first on .

NTV News | September 8, 2021

Murphy Oil (MUR): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions

Murphy Oil (MUR) has seen solid earnings estimate revision activity over the past two months, and belongs to a strong industry as well.

Yahoo | September 8, 2021

Murphy Oil Eyes Return to Salina Basin Drilling Next Year

The post Murphy Oil Eyes Return to Salina Basin Drilling Next Year appeared first on Natural Gas Intelligence

Natural Gas Intelligence | August 18, 2021

Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) Has Announced A Dividend Of US$0.13

The board of Murphy Oil Corporation ( NYSE:MUR ) has announced that it will pay a dividend of US$0.13 per share on the...

Yahoo | August 7, 2021

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MUR Price Returns

1-mo 3.32%
3-mo -12.13%
6-mo 29.30%
1-year 163.08%
3-year -24.17%
5-year 2.25%
YTD 86.55%
2020 -52.74%
2019 19.48%
2018 -22.09%
2017 3.41%
2016 45.93%

MUR Dividends

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