Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) Analysts See $0.46 EPS

October 14, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q2 2018. 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.
Strs Ohio reported 0% stake. Northcoast Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 50,231 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Greenwich Wealth Management Llc owns 38,213 shares. Tower Research Limited Liability Company (Trc) has 0.01% invested in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Synovus Fincl holds 0% or 14 shares. Systematic Finance Management L P has invested 0.04% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Ellington Mgmt Group Inc Ltd has 0.05% invested in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). State Street reported 5.99 million shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Deutsche Bank Ag invested in 507,832 shares. Signature Financial Mngmt reported 264,550 shares stake. Tru Of Vermont stated it has 0% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Earnest Ptnrs Ltd Liability Corp invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Oregon Employees Retirement Fund holds 62,681 shares. Meyer Handelman stated it has 0.02% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Federated Investors Pa reported 487,394 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. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of MUR in report on Friday, August 10 with “Market Perform” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Thursday, August 16 report. The stock of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, July 11 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Neutral” rating by PiperJaffray given on Friday, September 28. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Sunday, April 22 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 11 by Credit Suisse. The company was maintained on Friday, October 12 by Morgan Stanley.

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

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