Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 19, 2013

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Murphy Oil Corporation ( MUR ) 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 ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). 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 MUR Dividend History page.

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 ( PXI )
  • First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund ( FXN )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF ( RYE )
  • First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (based onthe Defined ( FTA )
  • First Trust Large Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FEX ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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