Impact of Brokerage Rating on Murphy Oil Corporation(MUR)

Many Murphy Oil Corporation(MUR) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. Murphy Oil Corporation was Downgraded by Credit Suisse to Underperform on Dec 7, 2016.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Aug 10, 2016, Robert Madison Murphy (director) purchased 36,803 shares at 25.82 per share price.On May 23, 2016, John B Gardner (Vice President & Treasurer) sold 1,246 shares at 29.39 per share price.On May 10, 2016, Allan J. Misner (Vice President) sold 7,163 shares at 29.39 per share price.

Murphy Oil Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 25, 2017. The company reported $-0.16 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.17.Analysts expectations of $ 484.30.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.76 EPS.

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The stock has been rated an average of 2.88 by 11 Brokerage Firm. 1 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 9 Brokerage Firms have advised hold. A sell rating was given by 1 analyst.

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR): The mean short term price target for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has been established at $32.89 per share. The higher price target estimate is at $42 and the lower price target estimate is expected at $29 according to 9 Analyst. The stock price is expected to vary based on the estimate which is suggested by the standard deviation value of $4.7

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) rose 0.07% or 0.02 points on Tuesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $28.47 the stock was seen hitting $28.57 as a peak level and $28.01 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $28.44. The daily volume was measured at 2,245,954 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $37.48 and the 52-week low is $15.3. The company has a market cap of $4,897 million.

Murphy Oil Corporation is a worldwide oil and gas exploration and production company with refining and marketing operations in the United States and the United Kingdom and crude oil transportation and trading operations in Canada.


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