NYSE:MUR - Murphy Oil Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $29.22
  • Forecasted Upside: -6.52 %
  • Number of Analysts: 10
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 5 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$31.26
▼ -0.37 (-1.17%)

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Analyst Price Target for MUR

Analyst Price Target is $29.22
▼ -6.52% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 10 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Murphy Oil in the last 3 months. The average price target is $29.22, with a high forecast of $43.00 and a low forecast of $15.00. The average price target represents a -6.52% upside from the last price of $31.26.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 10 investment analysts is to buy stock in Murphy Oil. This rating has held steady since November 2021, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 10 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
7/28/2020
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  • 6 buy ratings
  • 9 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
10/26/2020
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1/24/2021
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4/24/2021
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7/23/2021
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10/21/2021
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12/20/2021
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1/19/2022

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/14/2022Truist FinancialBoost Price Target$40.00 ➝ $43.00High
1/5/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal WeightHigh
1/3/2022MizuhoLower Price Target$34.00 ➝ $33.00High
12/7/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$29.00 ➝ $37.00High
11/10/2021MKM PartnersBoost Price TargetBuy$34.00 ➝ $37.00High
10/26/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Neutral$28.00 ➝ $34.00Medium
10/21/2021Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetReduce ➝ Neutral$22.00 ➝ $29.00High
10/7/2021Truist FinancialBoost Price TargetBuy$37.00 ➝ $40.00Low
10/6/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$28.00 ➝ $32.00Low
7/15/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$24.00 ➝ $28.00Medium
7/1/2021Truist FinancialBoost Price TargetBuy$24.00 ➝ $36.00Low
6/18/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$21.00 ➝ $28.00Low
5/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$20.00 ➝ $21.00High
5/17/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$21.00 ➝ $24.00High
4/20/2021MizuhoLower Price TargetNeutral$22.00 ➝ $21.00High
4/19/2021Truist FinancialBoost Price Target$17.00 ➝ $21.00High
4/15/2021ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Sector Outperform$16.00 ➝ $20.00Low
3/11/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$14.00 ➝ $20.00Medium
1/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$16.00 ➝ $15.00High
1/21/2021KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$16.00 ➝ $17.00High
1/14/2021ScotiabankUpgradeSector Underperform ➝ Sector Perform$11.00 ➝ $16.00Medium
1/14/2021KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$15.00 ➝ $16.00High
1/7/2021KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$13.00 ➝ $15.00N/A
12/15/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$11.00Medium
12/11/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$14.00Medium
11/19/2020ScotiabankLower Price TargetUnderperform$13.00 ➝ $11.00High
11/6/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$15.00 ➝ $10.00Low
10/20/2020KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$20.00 ➝ $13.00Low
9/24/2020ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector Perform ➝ Sector UnderperformLow
9/23/2020ScotiabankDowngradeSector Perform ➝ Sector Underperform$13.00Low
9/14/2020MKM PartnersUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$15.00 ➝ $14.00Low
9/1/2020Truist FinancialInitiated CoverageBuy$22.00Low
8/26/2020Johnson RiceInitiated CoverageBuyHigh
8/21/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$10.00 ➝ $12.00Medium
8/13/2020Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetNeutral$12.00 ➝ $15.00Medium
8/4/2020Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageHold$15.00High
7/15/2020Wolfe ResearchDowngradePeer Perform ➝ Underperform$11.00 ➝ $10.00Medium
7/13/2020ScotiabankBoost Price TargetSector Perform$9.00 ➝ $14.00Medium
7/8/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$9.00 ➝ $10.00Medium
6/29/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$5.50 ➝ $15.00Medium
6/22/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$13.50 ➝ $14.50Medium
6/19/2020MizuhoUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$8.00 ➝ $16.00High
6/11/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$16.00 ➝ $20.00Low
6/8/2020MKM PartnersDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$16.00High
5/21/2020MizuhoBoost Price TargetUnderperform$5.00 ➝ $8.00Low
5/19/2020Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetNeutral$4.00 ➝ $6.00Medium
5/19/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$8.00 ➝ $9.00High
5/8/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$10.00High
5/7/2020CfraLower Price TargetBuy$25.00 ➝ $13.00Low
4/28/2020BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$9.00Low
4/3/2020MizuhoDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$5.00High
4/3/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuy$11.00 ➝ $10.00High
3/31/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$27.00 ➝ $5.50High
3/26/2020KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$20.00 ➝ $16.00High
3/25/2020Piper SandlerLower Price Target$34.00 ➝ $3.00High
3/20/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$24.00 ➝ $11.00High
3/16/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$23.00 ➝ $8.00High
1/31/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$26.00 ➝ $24.00Medium
1/23/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$24.00 ➝ $27.00Medium
11/13/2019Howard WeilDowngradeSector Outperform ➝ Sector PerformMedium
11/12/2019ScotiabankDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformMedium
10/1/2019UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$29.00 ➝ $27.00Medium
9/30/2019BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$27.00Low
9/9/2019KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweight$24.00High
9/6/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$28.00 ➝ $23.00Low
8/16/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetHold$38.00Low
8/12/2019MKM PartnersSet Price TargetBuy$38.00Low
8/9/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$30.00 ➝ $25.00Medium
7/23/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$30.00Low
7/12/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$24.00 ➝ $22.00Low
7/10/2019Capital One FinancialInitiated CoverageOverweight$37.00High
6/24/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetSell$24.00Low
5/30/2019Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageIn-Line$30.00High
5/17/2019StephensSet Price TargetHold$40.00Low
5/16/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetSell$27.00Low
4/12/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$29.00 ➝ $31.50High
3/22/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetSell$23.00Low
2/14/2019Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$31.00High
1/29/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetSell$19.00Medium
1/11/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$32.00Medium
1/9/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingHold$29.00Low
12/10/2018Wolfe ResearchUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market PerformMedium
12/7/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set Price TargetHold$39.00Low
12/6/2018StephensInitiated CoverageEqual ➝ Equal Weight$38.00Medium
12/5/2018MKM PartnersInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$44.00Medium
12/3/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$36.00Medium
11/20/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Sell$30.00 ➝ $27.00Low
11/9/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$36.00N/A
10/24/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingHold$43.00Medium
10/19/2018MizuhoUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$41.00Low
10/12/2018Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingSell$24.00 ➝ $30.00Medium
10/11/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$37.00 ➝ $39.00Medium
10/11/2018National Alliance SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
9/28/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ NeutralHigh
8/20/2018KLR GroupReiterated RatingBuy$39.00Low
8/16/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Sell$26.00 ➝ $24.00Low
8/10/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$36.00 ➝ $34.00High
7/23/2018MizuhoInitiated CoverageUnderperform$36.00Medium
7/12/2018Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageUnderweight$26.00Low
7/11/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$34.00 ➝ $36.00Medium
3/29/2018Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium
3/7/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$28.00High
2/2/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$29.00 ➝ $34.00Medium
1/24/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$26.00 ➝ $33.00Low
1/22/2018StephensSet Price TargetBuy$37.00Low
1/18/2018CowenSet Price TargetHold$34.00Low
12/11/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$30.00Low
10/18/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$23.00 ➝ $26.00N/A
9/17/2017CowenReiterated RatingHold$30.00Medium
8/25/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetHold$23.00Medium
8/11/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetHold$27.00Low
8/10/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingHold$31.00Low
7/19/2017CowenSet Price TargetHold$30.00Medium
7/11/2017BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$38.00 ➝ $29.00Low
7/1/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetHold$26.00Low
6/3/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetHold$32.00Low
5/31/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$31.00 ➝ $30.00High
5/24/2017KLR GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$41.00Low
5/16/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetHold$32.00Low
5/15/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetUnderperform$35.00 ➝ $34.00Medium
5/5/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperform$35.00 ➝ $34.00Low
5/4/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingHold$30.00Low
4/25/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetHold$32.00Low
4/19/2017SimmonsBoost Price TargetNeutral$31.00 ➝ $33.00Low
4/17/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetBuy$46.00 ➝ $52.00Low
4/14/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight$42.00 ➝ $38.00N/A
4/7/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$35.00Medium
3/27/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetHold$30.00High
3/14/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingHold$40.00Low
(Data available from 1/19/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

-0.02 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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6/23/2021
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7/23/2021
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8/22/2021
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9/21/2021
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10/21/2021
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11/20/2021
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12/20/2021
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  • 10 positive mentions
  • 4 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
1/19/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 10 positive mentions
  • 4 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
Murphy Oil logo
Murphy Oil Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas. It operates through the Exploration and Production and Corporate and Other segment. The Exploration and Production segment includes the United States, Canada, and all other countries. The Corporate and Other segment focuses on interest income, other gains and losses, interest expense, and unallocated overhead. The company was founded by Charles H. Murphy Jr. in 1950 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.
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Today's Range

Now: $31.26
Low: $30.63
High: $32.13

50 Day Range

MA: $27.95
Low: $24.23
High: $31.87

52 Week Range

Now: $31.26
Low: $11.66
High: $32.91

Volume

1,790,058 shs

Average Volume

1,726,603 shs

Market Capitalization

$4.83 billion

P/E Ratio

N/A

Dividend Yield

1.58%

Beta

2.93

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Murphy Oil?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued reports on Murphy Oil in the last twelve months: Credit Suisse Group AG, JPMorgan Chase & Co., KeyCorp, Mizuho, MKM Partners, Morgan Stanley, Piper Sandler, Scotiabank, TheStreet, Truist Financial Co., Wells Fargo & Company, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Murphy Oil?

9 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Murphy Oil in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $29.22, suggesting a possible downside of 6.5%. Truist Financial Co. has the highest price target set, predicting MUR will reach $43.00 in the next twelve months. Credit Suisse Group AG has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $15.00 for Murphy Oil in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Murphy Oil?

Murphy Oil currently has 5 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe MUR will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Murphy Oil.
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How do I contact Murphy Oil's investor relations team?

Murphy Oil's physical mailing address is 300 PEACH STREET P.O. BOX 7000, EL DORADO AR, 71731. The oil and gas producer's listed phone number is (281) 675-9000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Murphy Oil is www.murphyoilcorp.com.