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Murphy Oil Corp Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for MUR

Based on 5 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Murphy Oil Corp.
Min Forecast
$11.00-59.87%
Avg Forecast
$23.00-16.09%
Max Forecast
$37.00+34.99%

Should I buy or sell MUR stock?

Based on 6 analysts offering ratings for Murphy Oil Corp.
Hold
Strong Buy
1 analysts 16.67%
Buy
1 analysts 16.67%
Hold
3 analysts 50%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
1 analysts 16.67%

MUR stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
MKM Partners
Top 1%
100
Strong BuyMaintains$37.00+34.99%2021-11-10
Morgan Stanley
Top 19%
82
HoldMaintains$32.00+16.75%2021-10-06
Anonymous
Morgan Stanley
HoldMaintains$21.00-23.39%2021-05-19
ScotiaBank
Top 10%
91
BuyUpgrades$20.00-27.03%2021-04-15
KeyBanc
Top 1%
100
HoldDowngradesN/AN/A2021-02-04
Credit Suisse
Top 2%
99
HoldMaintains$15.00-45.28%2021-01-29
Wells Fargo
Top 13%
88
Strong SellDowngrades$11.00-59.87%2020-12-15

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Forecast return on equity

Is MUR forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
5.71%
Industry
5.49%
Market
46.47%
MUR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years (5.71%); analysts are not confident in the firm's ability to efficiently generate return on equity
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Forecast return on assets

Is MUR forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
2.18%
Industry
8.49%
MUR is forecast to generate lower Return on Assets (2.18%) than the US Oil & Gas E&P industry average (8.49%)
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MUR earnings per share forecast

What is MUR's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$1.35-150%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$1.71-163.33%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$1.46-154.07%

MUR revenue forecast

What is MUR's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$2.2B+15.7%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$2.7B+45.42%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$2.7B+45.4%
MUR's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 17.26% per year, which is not exceptional
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MUR revenue growth forecast

How is MUR forecast to perform vs Oil & Gas E&P companies and vs the US market?
Company
17.26%
Industry
25.05%
Market
10.71%
MUR's revenues are forecast to grow slower (17.26% per year) than the US Oil & Gas E&P industry average (25.05%)
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MUR's revenues are forecast to grow faster (17.26% per year) than the US market average (10.71%)
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Murphy Oil Corp Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Murphy Oil Corp Stock a good buy in 2021, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 6 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: MUR) stock is to Hold MUR stock.

Out of 6 analysts, 1 (16.67%) are recommending MUR as a Strong Buy, 1 (16.67%) are recommending MUR as a Buy, 3 (50%) are recommending MUR as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending MUR as a Sell, and 1 (16.67%) are recommending MUR as a Strong Sell.

What is MUR's earnings growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: MUR) Murphy Oil Corp's forecast annual earnings growth rate of N/A is not forecast to beat the US Oil & Gas E&P industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 207.91%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 17.69%.

Murphy Oil Corp's earnings in 2021 is -$414,000,000.On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast MUR's earnings for 2021 to be $208,519,823, with the lowest MUR earnings forecast at $137,468,624, and the highest MUR earnings forecast at $264,125,109. On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast MUR's earnings for 2022 to be $264,125,109, with the lowest MUR earnings forecast at $185,350,954, and the highest MUR earnings forecast at $379,969,455.

In 2023, MUR is forecast to generate $225,510,327 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $176,083,406 and the highest earnings forecast at $295,016,934.

What is MUR's revenue growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: MUR) Murphy Oil Corp's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 17.26% is not forecast to beat the US Oil & Gas E&P industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 25.05%, and while it is forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 10.71%.

Murphy Oil Corp's revenue in 2021 is $1,890,534,000.On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast MUR's revenue for 2021 to be $337,851,848,775, with the lowest MUR revenue forecast at $328,380,106,128, and the highest MUR revenue forecast at $362,361,114,288. On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast MUR's revenue for 2022 to be $424,653,862,774, with the lowest MUR revenue forecast at $399,295,380,975, and the highest MUR revenue forecast at $471,857,190,127.

In 2023, MUR is forecast to generate $424,588,063,185 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $411,942,494,376 and the highest revenue forecast at $437,233,631,995.

What is MUR's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: MUR) forecast ROA is 2.18%, which is lower than the forecast US Oil & Gas E&P industry average of 8.49%.

What is MUR's Price Target?

According to 5 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year MUR price target, the average MUR price target is $23.00, with the highest MUR stock price forecast at $37.00 and the lowest MUR stock price forecast at $11.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Murphy Oil Corp's share price could stay at $23.00 by Nov 10, 2022. The average Murphy Oil Corp stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of N/A from the current MUR share price of $27.41.

What is MUR's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: MUR) Murphy Oil Corp's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is -$2.70. On average, analysts forecast that MUR's EPS will be $1.35 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $0.89, and the highest EPS forecast at $1.71. On average, analysts forecast that MUR's EPS will be $1.71 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $1.20, and the highest EPS forecast at $2.46. In 2023, MUR's EPS is forecast to hit $1.46 (min: $1.14, max: $1.91).

What is MUR's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: MUR) forecast ROE is 5.71%, which is considered weak.
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