EPS for Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) Expected At $-0.02

January 18, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

 EPS for Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) Expected At $ 0.02
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.25, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 57 investors sold Murphy Oil Corporation shares while 100 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 90 raised stakes. 164.72 million shares or 1.46% less from 167.16 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Dnb Asset Mngmt As holds 12,977 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Origin Asset Limited Liability Partnership reported 207,409 shares or 0.34% of all its holdings. Breton Hill Ltd owns 30,179 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. South State has invested 0.09% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Ww Asset Mngmt owns 14,155 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Texas Yale Corp invested in 0.02% or 10,000 shares. Td Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 200 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Ameriprise owns 1.06 million shares. Tower Rech Cap Ltd Liability Company (Trc) reported 0% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Grp Incorporated One Trading Lp has invested 0% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Meyer Handelman Communication holds 9,000 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Wells Fargo Mn has invested 0% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Highland Capital Management Ltd Com holds 0.14% or 68,657 shares in its portfolio. United Kingdom-based Barclays Public Limited Co has invested 0% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). 29,861 were reported by Amalgamated Bankshares.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $201,389 activity. The insider MISNER ALLAN J. sold 3,795 shares worth $98,860.

Analysts expect Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) to report $-0.02 EPS on January, 24.They anticipate $0.14 EPS change or 87.50 % from last quarter’s $-0.16 EPS. After having $-0.03 EPS previously, Murphy Oil Corporation’s analysts see -33.33 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.55% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $34.41. About 413,750 shares traded. Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has declined 8.71% since January 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.41% the S&P500.

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Murphy Oil Corporation has $50 highest and $18 lowest target. $29.79’s average target is -13.43% below currents $34.41 stock price. Murphy Oil Corporation had 37 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) rating on Thursday, August 24. Piper Jaffray has “Hold” rating and $23.0 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Friday, July 31 report. Scotia Capital maintained it with “Hold” rating and $30 target in Friday, May 5 report. The stock of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, July 18. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, December 7 by Credit Suisse. Oppenheimer downgraded Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) on Friday, July 31 to “Perform” rating. Iberia Capital Partners maintained Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) on Friday, February 12 with “Sector Perform” rating. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, August 11 by Zacks. Barclays Capital downgraded Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) rating on Tuesday, July 11. Barclays Capital has “Hold” rating and $2900 target. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, August 8 with “Hold”.

Murphy Oil Corporation operates as an gas and oil exploration and production firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.94 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.

Another recent and important Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “Murphy Oil Corporation to Host Fourth Quarter 2017 Conference Call and Webcast” on January 09, 2018.

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