Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) – Full Trading Performance Analysis

Mirosh Walentin, Director, subtracted 900 shares of Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) from its portfolio at the rate of $24.56 per share valuing $22,104 on Nov 11. The insider left behind 24,465 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $23.89, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $24.44. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $22.86 and a 2nd Support Level at $22.38. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) was $23.34. Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) stock has lost -$0.74, or -1.68%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $1.33, or 6.04%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $5.23, or 28.88%. This year-to-date, Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) shares have lost -$0.05, or -0.21%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) stock, Hold % of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .”

With 157,230 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $3,688,616K. Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) generates $2,571 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $411,090 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -27.06%, a 3-Year Total Return of -28.87%, and a 5-year Total Return of -47.77%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is -90.47%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.250 per share on 11/15/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 4.26%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 1.00.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 09/19, Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) reported earnings of $0.36 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.22 per share, representing a 0.14 difference and 63.64% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 06/19, the reported earnings of $0.21 represented a 0.03 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.18 per share, which was a 16.67% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 12/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.35 per share. This estimate came from a total of 6 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.76 and the low estimate was $0.10. In the year-ago quarter, Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) generated per-share earnings of $0.31. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +12.90%.

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 1 purchases (3,000 shares in total) and 4 sale (12,933 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 1 insider buys amounting to 3,000 shares and 5 insider sales amounting to 14,293 shares. In the past full year, 44 insider purchases were made (involving 622,908 shares) and 42 insider sell-offs equivalent to 241,510 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) has a Current Ratio of 1.04, a Quick Ratio of 0.94 and a Cash Ratio of 0.46. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 67.04, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 40.14, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 29.29. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 3.82 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 66.82.