Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) EPS Estimated At $-0.02

January 18, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

 Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) EPS Estimated At $ 0.02
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It fall, 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.
Ftb Advisors holds 939 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Commercial Bank Of Ny Mellon holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) for 3.33 million shares. Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Mngmt Llc owns 14.33 million shares for 1.5% of their portfolio. The Connecticut-based Paloma Prtnrs Management has invested 0% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Bluecrest Cap Ltd invested in 0.16% or 152,853 shares. Moreover, Gemmer Asset Management has 0% invested in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) for 188 shares. Magnetar Financial Limited Liability Com has 81,420 shares. Delphi Mngmt Ma has invested 1.07% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Profund Ltd Co holds 0.03% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) or 23,675 shares. California-based California Pub Employees Retirement has invested 0.03% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Acropolis Invest Management Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.07% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). British Columbia – Canada-based Pacad Investment Ltd has invested 0.03% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Fjarde Ap reported 0.02% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Shine Advisory Services Inc accumulated 600 shares. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board owns 287,210 shares.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $201,389 activity. $102,529 worth of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) was sold by HAMMOCK KELLI M.

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. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, August 8 by Piper Jaffray. Credit Suisse upgraded the shares of MUR in report on Wednesday, July 22 to “Neutral” rating. Credit Suisse initiated it with “Hold” rating and $30.0 target in Monday, December 11 report. The stock of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has “Equal Weight” rating given on Tuesday, January 12 by Barclays Capital. Piper Jaffray maintained Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) on Tuesday, November 21 with “Hold” rating. On Tuesday, July 18 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, June 2. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, November 3 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, May 5 by Scotia Capital. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold” on Thursday, October 19.

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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