Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) : Signature Financial Management scooped up 5,502 additional shares in Murphy Oil Corporation during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 10, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 393,627 shares of Murphy Oil Corporation which is valued at $11,470,291.Murphy Oil Corporation makes up approximately 5.60% of Signature Financial Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Blackrock Japan Ltd reduced its stake in MUR by selling 7,484 shares or 3.22% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 224,705 shares of MUR which is valued at $6,547,904. Murphy Oil Corporation makes up approx 0.02% of Blackrock Japan Ltd’s portfolio.Swiss National Bank boosted its stake in MUR in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 122,600 additional shares and now holds a total of 421,919 shares of Murphy Oil Corporation which is valued at $12,801,022. Murphy Oil Corporation makes up approx 0.02% of Swiss National Bank’s portfolio.Rhumbline Advisers boosted its stake in MUR in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 3,780 additional shares and now holds a total of 243,267 shares of Murphy Oil Corporation which is valued at $7,380,721. Murphy Oil Corporation makes up approx 0.02% of Rhumbline Advisers’s portfolio. Tarbox Group added MUR to its portfolio by purchasing 32 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $1,144.
Murphy Oil Corporation opened for trading at $29.95 and hit $30.69 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $30.07, with a gain of 3.19% or 0.93 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 33,22,366 shares. Company has a market cap of $5,178 M.
On the company’s financial health, Murphy Oil Corporation reported $-0.66 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on May 4, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.68. The company had revenue of $430.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $412.97 million. The company’s revenue was down -53.3 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.02 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Murphy Oil Corporation. Company shares were Reiterated by UBS on Apr 28, 2016 to “Neutral”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 36 from a previous price target of $19 .Company shares were Reiterated by Barclays on Apr 8, 2016 to “Equal Weight”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 27 from a previous price target of $23 .
Murphy Oil Corporation is an oil and gas exploration and production company. The Companys exploration and production business explores for and produces crude oil natural gas and natural gas liquids across the world. This business maintains upstream operating offices in locations including Calgary Alberta and Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. The Companys crude oil condensate and natural gas liquids production as of 2014 averaged 151647 barrels per day. The Company has operations in United States Canada Malaysia and all other countries including Australia Brunei Vietnam Suriname Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea among others. As of December 31 2014 total United States proved reserves were 204.9 million barrels of crude oil 29.1 million barrels of natural gas liquids and 226 billion cubic feet of natural gas. In Canada it owns an interest in three non-operated assets the Hibernia and Terra Nova fields offshore Newfoundland in the Jeanne dArc Basin and Syncrude Canada Ltd.