Long term Growth Analysis of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) reported sales (ttm) of 1.94 Billion, whereas, 10 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 482.17 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 634.5 million and lower end at 396 million while the year ago reported sale was 820.64 million.

9 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Jan 25, 2017- Jan 30, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 541.15 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 763 million and 466.95 million respectively.

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Oct 26 AMC at -0.18, whereas, 15 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at -0.11. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.22 and lower end at -0.26 while the year ago reported earnings per share was -0.38.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.03 reported by 11 number of analyst for the quarter ending Jan 25, 2017- Jan 30, 2017. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.03 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.61 and -0.3 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at -0.29.

Valuation Ratios of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 0 while the company’s industry has 9.37 P/E and the sector P/E is 31.44. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 17.35 and low P/E is 8.88, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 78.06 and 29.79 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 7.84 for the industry and 8.17 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, 84 has Beta of 2.09 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.96 and 0.94 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of 84 stands at 2.81 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 1.07. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 17.9, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 28.71 and 15.1 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) stands at -32.78 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 3.9 and 1.07 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 0 and 3.1.

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) Trading Statistics:

The company declined -0.94% and closed its last trading session at $29.7. The market capitalization of the company is at $5.07 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $37.48 on Apr 28, 2016 and 52-week Low of $14.3 on Jan 20, 2016. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 3.78% and Monthly Volatility of 4.28%. The Beta for the company stands at 2.09 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.32.