NYSE:MUR

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Executive Summary

Murphy Oil Corporation operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company in the United States, Canada, Malaysia, and internationally.

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Fundamentals

Good value average dividend payer.


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Share Price & News

How has Murphy Oil's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

12.0%

MUR

0.1%

US Oil and Gas

-0.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

-28.2%

MUR

-20.3%

US Oil and Gas

0.7%

US Market

MUR underperformed the Oil and Gas industry which returned -20.1% over the past year.

MUR underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 0.7% over the past year.


Share holder returns

MURIndustryMarket
7 Day12.0%0.1%-0.6%
30 Day28.9%9.9%4.9%
90 Day-6.9%-3.6%1.7%
1 Year-25.4%-28.2%-17.4%-20.3%3.0%0.7%
3 Year-1.2%-11.5%2.0%-7.2%44.8%35.4%
5 Year-50.8%-59.6%-25.5%-35.6%62.0%44.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Murphy Oil's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Murphy Oil undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

9.73x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Murphy Oil's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Murphy Oil's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Murphy Oil is good value based on earnings compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average.

Murphy Oil is good value based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Murphy Oil is good value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Murphy Oil is good value based on assets compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Murphy Oil expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?

19.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Murphy Oil's revenue is expected to grow by 4.4% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Murphy Oil's earnings are expected to grow by 19.4% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Murphy Oil's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

Murphy Oil's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Murphy Oil's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Murphy Oil is not expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity less than 20%).


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Past Performance

How has Murphy Oil performed over the past 5 years?

0.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Murphy Oil's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.

Murphy Oil has become profitable in the last year making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to the 5-year average.

Murphy Oil has become profitable in the last year making it difficult to compare the US Oil and Gas industry average.


Return on Equity

Murphy Oil has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Murphy Oil used its assets less efficiently than the US Oil and Gas industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Murphy Oil has become profitable over the past 3 years. This is considered to be a significant improvement in its use of capital (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Murphy Oil's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Murphy Oil is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Murphy Oil's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Murphy Oil's level of debt (91.8%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (41% vs 91.8% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 4.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.6x debt.


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Dividend

What is Murphy Oil's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

4.32%

Expected Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Murphy Oil's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.44%).

Murphy Oil's dividend is above the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.71%).

Dividends per share have been volatile in the past 10 years (annual drop of over 20%).

No dividend growth in 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (2.4x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Dividends after 3 years are expected to be well covered by earnings (2.2x coverage).


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Management

What is the CEO of Murphy Oil's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

2.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Roger Jenkins (57yo)

6.1yrs

Tenure

US$13,370,132

Compensation

Mr. Roger W. Jenkins has been Board of Director at Noble Corporation plc since October 24, 2018. Mr. Jenkins serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Murphy Sarawak Oil Company Ltd. Mr. Jenk ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Roger's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Roger's compensation has increased in line with Murphy Oil recently becoming profitable.


Management Age and Tenure

2.1yrs

Average Tenure

52.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Murphy Oil management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

7.8yrs

Average Tenure

68.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Murphy Oil board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

Murphy Oil individual insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$25,18715 Aug 19
Walentin Mirosh
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares1,360
Max PriceUS$18.52
SellUS$204,24010 May 19
Thomas Mireles
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Technology Officer
Senior Vice President of Technical Services
Shares7,400
Max PriceUS$27.60
SellUS$242,03429 Mar 19
John Gardner
EntityIndividual
Role
Treasurer
VP & Treasurer
Shares8,364
Max PriceUS$28.94
SellUS$213,23810 Dec 18
John Gardner
EntityIndividual
Role
Treasurer
VP & Treasurer
Shares7,113
Max PriceUS$29.98
BuyUS$316,03619 Nov 18
Claiborne Deming
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Independent Non-Employee Chairman & Presiding Director
Shares10,000
Max PriceUS$31.60

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Walter Compton (56yo)

    Executive VP & General Counsel

    • Tenure: 8.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.95m
  • David Looney (62yo)

    Executive VP & CFO

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.35m
  • John Gardner (50yo)

    VP & Treasurer

    • Tenure: 6.1yrs
  • Kelly Whitley (54yo)

    Vice President of Investor Relations & Communications

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
  • Roger Jenkins (57yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 6.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$13.37m
  • Mike McFadyen (51yo)

    Executive Vice President of Offshore

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.22m
  • Tom Mireles (46yo)

    Senior Vice President of Technical Services

    • Tenure: 1yrs
  • Gene Coleman (60yo)

    Consultant

    • Tenure: 0.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.41m
  • Eric Hambly (45yo)

    Executive Vice President of Onshore

    • Tenure: 1yrs
  • Maria Martinez (44yo)

    Vice President of Human Resources & Administration

    • Tenure: 1yrs

Board Members

  • T. Collins (72yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 6.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$306.05k
  • Neal Schmale (72yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 15.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$349.55k
  • Jim Kelley (70yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 13.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$315.05k
  • Claiborne Deming (65yo)

    Independent Non-Employee Chairman & Presiding Director

    • Tenure: 7.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$430.78k
  • Steven Cossé (71yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$321.05k
  • Val Mirosh (73yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$299.05k
  • Larry Dickerson (67yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$324.55k
  • Madison Murphy (61yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 26.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$361.55k
  • Roger Jenkins (57yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 6.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$13.37m
  • Jeff Nolan (50yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 7.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$329.05k

Company Information

Murphy Oil Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Murphy Oil Corporation
  • Ticker: MUR
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1950
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: US$3.745b
  • Shares outstanding: 162.25m
  • Website: https://www.murphyoilcorp.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Murphy Oil Corporation
  • 300 Peach Street
  • El Dorado
  • Arkansas
  • 71730
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
MURNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 1968
MUQDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJan 1968
0K3SLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDJan 1968

Biography

Murphy Oil Corporation operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company in the United States, Canada, Malaysia, and internationally. It explores for and produces crude oil, natural gas, and na ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/22 23:41
End of Day Share Price2019/09/20 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.