Murphy Oil Corporation operates as an oil and natural gas exploration and production company in the United States, Canada, and internationally.
Undervalued with limited growth.
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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
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 -57.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MUR underperformed the US Market which returned -12.7% over the past year.
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
1 week ago | Simply Wall StNeed To Know: Analysts Just Made A Substantial Cut To Their Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) Estimates
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIndependent Director Robert Murphy Just Bought Shares In Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWhat Is Murphy Oil's (NYSE:MUR) P/E Ratio After Its Share Price Tanked?
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 ($5.79) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($9.02)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MUR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MUR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (11.1x) compared to the Oil and Gas industry average (6.7x).
PE vs Market: MUR is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.1x) compared to the US market (13x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MUR is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MUR is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (0.5x).
How is Murphy Oil forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MUR's forecast earnings growth (19.7% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: MUR's earnings (19.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MUR's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: MUR's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-7.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MUR's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-7.5% 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 (4.4%).
How has Murphy Oil performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MUR has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MUR's current net profit margins (3%) are lower than last year (8.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MUR has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 23.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: MUR's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: MUR had negative earnings growth (-47%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Oil and Gas industry average (-11.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MUR's Return on Equity (3.3%) is considered low.
How is Murphy Oil's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MUR's short term assets ($974.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($942.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: MUR's short term assets ($974.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($5.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MUR's debt to equity ratio (48.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MUR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 31.2% to 48.3% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: MUR has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: MUR's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.3x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: MUR is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: MUR is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Murphy Oil's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MUR's dividend (17.27%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.98%).
High Dividend: MUR's dividend (17.27%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.49%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MUR's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MUR's dividend payments have not increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (192.4%), MUR's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: MUR is forecast to pay a dividend in 3 years whilst incurring a loss, therefore the dividend is not forecast to be well covered.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David Looney (62yo)
Mr. David R. Looney has served as an Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Murphy Oil Corporation since March 01, 2018 and also serves as an Interim Chief Executive Officer and President si ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD4.35M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.18M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare David's compensation with company performance.
|Executive VP||no data||US$4.35m||no data|
|CEO, President & Director (Leave of Absence)||10.58yrs||US$13.37m||0.36% $3.2m|
|Executive VP & General Counsel||9yrs||US$2.95m||0.090% $794.3k|
|Executive Vice President of Offshore||3.25yrs||US$4.22m||0.10% $913.7k|
|Senior Vice President of Technical Services||1.5yrs||no data||0.013% $115.6k|
|Vice President of Human Resources & Administration||1.5yrs||no data||0.0040% $35.2k|
|Vice President of Investor Relations & Communications||4.67yrs||no data||0.0098% $86.8k|
|Executive Vice President of Onshore||1.5yrs||no data||0.018% $158.1k|
|VP & Treasurer||6.58yrs||no data||0.015% $134.5k|
Experienced Management: MUR's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||6.58yrs||US$306.05k||0.018% $157.2k|
|Independent Director||16.17yrs||US$349.55k||0.14% $1.3m|
|Independent Director||13.58yrs||US$315.05k||0.040% $353.5k|
|Independent Non-Employee Chairman & Presiding Director||8yrs||US$430.78k||1.78% $15.8m|
|Independent Director||8.58yrs||US$321.05k||0.073% $649.8k|
|Independent Director||8.58yrs||US$299.05k||0.019% $166.7k|
|Independent Director||5.58yrs||US$324.55k||0.015% $133.2k|
|Independent Director||27.17yrs||US$361.55k||2.23% $19.7m|
|Independent Director||5yrs||US$297.54k||0.014% $121.6k|
Experienced Board: MUR's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: MUR insiders have bought more shares than they have sold 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$886.850m
- Shares outstanding: 153.17m
- Website: https://www.murphyoilcorp.com
Number of Employees
- Murphy Oil Corporation
- 300 Peach Street
- PO Box 7000
- El Dorado
- 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 natural gas liquids. The company was formerly known as Murphy Corporation and changed its name to Murphy Oil Corporation in 1964. Murphy Oil Corporation was incorporated in 1950 and is headquartered in El Dorado, Arkansas.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/30 01:22|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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