Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Murphy USA

Murphy USA (MUSA) :The total money flow, which is calculated as the dollar value of composite uptick minus downtick trades was negative ($3.03 million) and the uptick to downtick ratio was 0.44. The transaction value on upticks was $2.35 million and on downticks, the transaction value was $5.37 million. The transaction value of block trades during downticks was $2.68 million. The money flow was negative ($2.68 million), indicating the traders were booking profit on the price strength. Murphy USA (MUSA) rose $0.26 at $76.5, during intraday Tuesday , a rise of 0.34% over the previous days close.


The company Insiders own 6.98% of Murphy USA shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by 16.08% . Institutional Investors own 79.38% of Murphy USA shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -40.39%. In an insider trading activity, Gattle Thomas M Jr, director of Murphy Usa Inc., had purchased 500 shares on May 17, 2016. The total value of the transaction was $31,925. The information was disclosed with the SEC in a Form 4 Filing. The information is based on open market trades at the market prices.Option exercises are not covered.

Shares of Murphy USA Inc. rose by 1.76% in the last five trading days and 8.12% for the last 4 weeks. Murphy USA Inc. is up 27.27% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 24.55%.

Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $75.9 with an intraday high of $76.81. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $75.61. However, the stock managed to close at $75.65, a loss of 0.77% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $76.24. The total traded volume of the day was 366,077 shares.

Murphy USA Inc. (Murphy USA) is a retail marketing company. The Companys business consists of the marketing of retail motor fuel products and convenience merchandise through a chain of retail stations operated by it, which are in close proximity to Walmart stores. Its retail stations are located in approximately 23 states, in the Southwest, Southeast and Midwest United States. Of these stations, 1,056 are branded Murphy USA and 207 are standalone Murphy Express locations. Its retail stations under the brand name Murphy USA participate in the Walmart discount program. Its Murphy Express branded stations are not connected to the Walmart discount program but are otherwise similar to the Murphy USA sites, including the types of fuel and merchandise offerings available to its customers. Its business also includes certain product supply and wholesale assets, including product distribution terminals and pipeline positions.

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