EPS for Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) Expected At $0.22

April 5, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.91 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.05, from 0.86 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 47 investors sold Murphy Oil Corporation shares while 92 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. 156.61 million shares or 4.92% less from 164.72 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Delta Asset Tn reported 200 shares. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board invested 0.02% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Prudential Fin holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) for 324,569 shares. Amer Intll Incorporated invested in 346,222 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Lsv Asset Mgmt owns 1.06M shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. 9,331 are held by Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale. Shine Invest Advisory Services owns 0.01% invested in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) for 600 shares. United Ser Automobile Association invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Gideon Cap Advsr reported 17,582 shares or 0.48% of all its holdings. Citadel Advsr Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). D E Shaw & Com, New York-based fund reported 692,797 shares. 375 are owned by Financial Architects. Parkside Fin Commercial Bank & holds 0% of its portfolio in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) for 90 shares. Gofen And Glossberg Limited Liability Corp Il stated it has 0.01% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Lenox Wealth Mgmt holds 0.22% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) or 23,158 shares.

Since February 2, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $965,516 activity.

Analysts expect Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) to report $0.22 EPS on May, 2.They anticipate $0.28 EPS change or 466.67 % from last quarter’s $-0.06 EPS. MUR’s profit would be $38.07M giving it 30.63 P/E if the $0.22 EPS is correct. After having $0.08 EPS previously, Murphy Oil Corporation’s analysts see 175.00 % EPS growth. The stock increased 3.53% or $0.92 during the last trading session, reaching $26.95. About 1.82M shares traded. Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has declined 2.02% since April 5, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.57% the S&P500.

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Murphy Oil had 13 analyst reports since October 18, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has “Underweight” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, October 19 by Cowen & Co. Stephens maintained Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) rating on Monday, January 22. Stephens has “Buy” rating and $37.0 target. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Hold” rating and $34.0 target in Tuesday, January 23 report. The stock of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, December 11 by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Tuesday, March 13 with “Buy”. The stock of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, January 18. The stock has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Monday, February 5. The company was maintained on Friday, February 2 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, November 3.

Murphy Oil Corporation operates as an gas and oil exploration and production firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.66 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.

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