Will Sep 4, 2018 be the day Murphy Oil Corp (NYSE:MUR) makes dividends of $0.25?

August 9, 2018 - By Margaret Guttierez

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.08, from 0.91 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 28 investors sold Murphy Oil Corporation shares while 102 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 84 raised stakes. 157.41 million shares or 0.51% more from 156.61 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Kings Point Capital Management holds 0.01% or 1,300 shares. Morgan Stanley has 0% invested in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Advantus Capital Management Incorporated, a Minnesota-based fund reported 19,880 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement System stated it has 0.02% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Thompson Davis And Commerce owns 250 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. First Citizens Bancshares And Co has invested 0.03% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Deroy And Devereaux Private Invest Counsel holds 10,000 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Limited Liability Company reported 0% stake. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund reported 0.02% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Royal Bancorporation Of Canada holds 98,905 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Grace And White Inc New York reported 355,656 shares stake. First Personal owns 0% invested in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) for 370 shares. Hotchkis And Wiley Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation owns 13.42M shares. Delta Asset Mngmt Limited Tn, a Tennessee-based fund reported 200 shares. Geode Cap Ltd has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR).

Murphy Oil Corp (NYSE:MUR) is expected to pay $0.25 on Sep 4, 2018. Shareholders owning the stock before Aug 10, 2018 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on Murphy Oil Corp’s current price of $32.51, the dividend is 0.77 %. This dividend’s record date is Aug 13, 2018 and the announcement date is Aug 1, 2018. The stock decreased 2.61% or $0.87 during the last trading session, reaching $32.51. About 2.02M shares traded. Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has risen 16.50% since August 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.93% the S&P500.

Murphy Oil Corporation operates as an gas and oil exploration and production firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.63 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.

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Murphy Oil had 6 analyst reports since March 7, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stephens on Tuesday, March 13. The stock of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, July 11. On Sunday, April 22 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”.

More news for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2018 Results” on August 08, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s article titled: “Earnings Scheduled For August 8, 2018” and published on August 08, 2018 is yet another important article.

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