Analysts See $0.46 EPS for Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR)

October 14, 2018 - By olga

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.11, from 0.99 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 26 investors sold Murphy Oil Corporation shares while 94 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 147.50 million shares or 6.29% less from 157.41 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Delphi Mngmt Incorporated Ma holds 1.32% or 64,336 shares. Ameritas Investment Prtn owns 0.08% invested in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) for 48,415 shares. Liberty Mutual Gp Asset invested in 32,390 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Two Sigma Securities Limited Liability Corp invested in 0% or 8,216 shares. Cipher Cap L P reported 6,635 shares. Cibc Asset Mgmt Inc stated it has 0% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 0% of its portfolio in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) for 8,674 shares. Asset has 0.02% invested in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) for 11,917 shares. South Street Advisors Ltd Company owns 8,600 shares. Moreover, Aqr Mgmt Ltd Llc has 0.04% invested in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) for 1.08 million shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund has 0.01% invested in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) for 294,823 shares. Ledyard State Bank has 0.01% invested in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) for 1,450 shares. Engineers Gate Manager Limited Partnership has 0.02% invested in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) for 6,424 shares. Comml Bank Of Mellon stated it has 3.65 million shares. Stephens Inc Ar holds 72,786 shares.

Analysts expect Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) to report $0.46 EPS on November, 7.They anticipate $0.49 EPS change or 1,633.33 % from last quarter’s $-0.03 EPS. MUR’s profit would be $79.61 million giving it 19.45 P/E if the $0.46 EPS is correct. After having $0.36 EPS previously, Murphy Oil Corporation’s analysts see 27.78 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.90% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $35.78. About 3.62M shares traded or 130.91% up from the average. Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has risen 28.14% since October 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.52% the S&P500.

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Murphy Oil Corp (NYSE:MUR), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Murphy Oil Corp had 10 analyst reports since April 22, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Sunday, April 22. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight” on Thursday, August 16. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of MUR in report on Friday, October 12 with “Underweight” rating. Barclays Capital maintained Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) on Wednesday, July 11 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, October 11. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform” on Friday, August 10. The company was reinitiated on Friday, September 28 by PiperJaffray.

Murphy Oil Corporation operates as an gas and oil exploration and production firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $6.19 billion. It explores for and produces crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. It currently has negative earnings. The firm was formerly known as Murphy Corporation and changed its name to Murphy Oil Corporation in 1964.

More important recent Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Why Murphy Oil Stock Is Skyrocketing Today” on October 11, 2018, also Benzinga.com published article titled: “34 Stocks Moving In Thursday’s Mid-Day Session”, Fool.com published: “Why Murphy Oil Corporation’s Stock Is Soaring Today” on October 11, 2018. More interesting news about Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) was released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “44 Biggest Movers From Yesterday” with publication date: October 12, 2018.

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