Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR): Price and Financial Metrics

Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR): $38.00

0.11 (+0.29%)

POWR Rating

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  • MUR scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 99.64% of US stocks.
  • MUR's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • MUR ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 24th percentile.

MUR Stock Summary

  • MURPHY OIL CORP's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.28% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of MURPHY OIL CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 3.89% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Over the past twelve months, MUR has reported earnings growth of -215.04%, putting it ahead of merely 7.74% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to MURPHY OIL CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be SSRM, USAS, NVTA, MSTR, and SM.
  • MUR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit MURPHY OIL CORP's official web site, go to

MUR Valuation Summary

  • MUR's price/earnings ratio is 11.8; this is 5.83% higher than that of the median Energy stock.
  • MUR's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 14.3 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 2022-09-02 2.0 1.4 11.8 10.2
MUR 2022-09-01 2.0 1.4 11.5 10.0
MUR 2022-08-31 2.0 1.4 11.8 10.1
MUR 2022-08-30 2.0 1.4 11.7 10.1
MUR 2022-08-29 2.1 1.5 12.3 10.5
MUR 2022-08-26 2.0 1.4 11.7 10.1

MUR Growth Metrics

    The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at 84%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -5.64%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 348.39%.
Over the past 70 months, MUR's revenue has gone up $997,287,000.

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
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
2021-06-30 1,681.699 1,119.611 -766.009
2021-03-31 1,343.598 647.817 -1,020.111

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 $38.00 52-week high $45.79
Prev. close $37.89 52-week low $19.44
Day low $37.67 Volume 209,205
Day high $38.43 Avg. volume 1,843,331
50-day MA $33.53 Dividend yield 2.64%
200-day MA $34.39 Market Cap 5.91B

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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Yahoo | August 29, 2022

Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Early Results of Cash Tender Offers for Outstanding Debt Securities

HOUSTON, August 15, 2022--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) ("Murphy" or the "Company") announced today the early tender results of its previously announced series of tender offers (the "Tender Offers") to purchase for cash certain of its outstanding series of senior notes listed in the table below (collectively, the "Notes") for an aggregate purchase price, excluding accrued and unpaid interest, of up to $200,000,000 (the "Maximum Aggregate Cap"). The Tender Offers are being made pursuant to t

Yahoo | August 15, 2022

Just Three Days Till Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) Will Be Trading Ex-Dividend

Readers hoping to buy Murphy Oil Corporation ( NYSE:MUR ) for its dividend will need to make their move shortly, as the...

Yahoo | August 8, 2022

Murphy Oil (MUR) Q2 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

Joining us is Roger Jenkins, president and chief executive officer; along with Tom Mireles, executive vice president and chief financial officer; and Eric Hambly, executive vice president of operations. Throughout today's call production numbers, reserves and financial amounts are adjusted to exclude non-controlling interest in the Gulf of Mexico. Murphy takes no duty to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.

Yahoo | August 4, 2022

Murphy Oil (MUR) Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates, Sales Rise Y/Y

Murphy Oil's (MUR) second-quarter earnings are better than expected. The company raises its 2022 production guidance.

Yahoo | August 4, 2022

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MUR Price Returns

1-mo 14.46%
3-mo -13.31%
6-mo 4.47%
1-year 95.80%
3-year 103.66%
5-year 92.46%
YTD 48.06%
2021 121.37%
2020 -52.74%
2019 19.48%
2018 -22.09%
2017 3.41%

MUR Dividends

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