Murphy Oil Corporation operates as an oil and natural gas exploration and production company in the United States, Canada, and internationally. More Details
Moderate growth potential and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Murphy Oil's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MUR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MUR's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
US Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: MUR underperformed the US Oil and Gas industry which returned 7.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MUR underperformed the US Market which returned 29.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Murphy Oil's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Murphy Oil undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: MUR ($17.46) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($19.49)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MUR is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MUR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: MUR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate MUR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MUR is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (1.4x).
How is Murphy Oil forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MUR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: MUR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: MUR's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MUR's revenue (8.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MUR's revenue (8.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MUR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (2.4%).
How has Murphy Oil performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MUR is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: MUR is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MUR is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 37.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare MUR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: MUR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-38.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MUR has a negative Return on Equity (-28.57%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Murphy Oil's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MUR's short term assets ($1.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($716.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: MUR's short term assets ($1.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($5.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MUR's debt to equity ratio (68%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MUR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 53.5% to 68% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if MUR has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if MUR has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Murphy Oil current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MUR's dividend (2.86%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.31%).
High Dividend: MUR's dividend (2.86%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.69%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MUR's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MUR's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: MUR is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: MUR's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (84.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Roger Jenkins (58 yo)
Mr. Roger W. Jenkins serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President at Murphy Oil Corporation since August 30, 2013 and serves as its Director since August 30, 2013. He had been Director at Noble Hold...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Roger's total compensation ($USD18.80M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.96M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Roger's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO, President & Director||7.58yrs||US$18.80m||0.50% |
|Executive VP & CFO||1yr||US$4.75m||0.042% |
|Executive Vice President of Operations||0.75yr||US$3.94m||0.028% |
|Vice President of Investor Relations & Communications||5.67yrs||US$328.03k||0.015% |
|Senior Vice President of Technical Services||2.5yrs||no data||0.018% |
|Vice President of Human Resources & Administration||2.5yrs||no data||0.0086% |
|Senior VP||0.75yr||no data||0.049% |
|VP & Treasurer||7.58yrs||no data||0.0033% |
|VP & Controller||3.75yrs||no data||0.0062% |
|Executive Officer||3.75yrs||US$1.64m||no data|
Experienced Management: MUR's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||7.58yrs||US$18.80m||0.50% |
|Independent Director||7.58yrs||US$301.03k||0.0098% |
|Independent Director||17.17yrs||US$366.53k||0.15% |
|Independent Director||14.58yrs||US$315.05k||0.051% |
|Independent Non-Employee Chairman & Presiding Director||9yrs||US$469.48k||1.79% |
|Independent Director||9.58yrs||US$336.03k||0.084% |
|Independent Director||9.58yrs||US$314.03k||0.023% |
|Independent Director||6.58yrs||US$339.53k||0.021% |
|Independent Director||28.17yrs||US$386.96k||2.16% |
|Independent Director||6.08yrs||US$318.53k||0.019% |
|Independent Director||8.58yrs||US$340.03k||0.39% |
|Independent Director||4.25yrs||US$302.01k||0.53% |
Experienced Board: MUR's board of directors are considered experienced (8.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: MUR insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Murphy Oil Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Murphy Oil Corporation
- Ticker: MUR
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1950
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$2.892b
- Shares outstanding: 153.60m
- Website: https://www.murphyoilcorp.com
Number of Employees
- Murphy Oil Corporation
- 9805 Katy Freeway
- Suite G-200
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MUR||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1968|
|MUQ||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1968|
|0K3S||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jan 1968|
Murphy Oil Corporation operates as an oil and natural gas exploration and production company in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It explores for and produces crude oil, natural gas, and natu...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/04 23:52|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/04 00:00|
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