Murphy Oil Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 19, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.3125 per share is scheduled to be paid on
August 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MUR stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that MUR has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $69.84, the dividend yield is 1.79%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MUR was $69.84,
representing a -3.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.38 and
a 39.6% increase over the 52 week low of $50.03.
MUR is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as Exxon Mobil Corporation (
) and Chevron Corporation (
). MUR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.98. Zacks Investment Research reports MUR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -4.87%, compared to an
industry average of 4.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to MUR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MUR as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy (
- First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF (
- First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (based onthe
- First Trust Large Cap Core AlphaDEX (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FTA with an increase of
9.7% over the last 100 days. PXI has the highest percent weighting
of MUR at 2.75%.