Murphy Oil Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.3125 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03,
2013. Shareholders who purchased MUR stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
13.64% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $62.93, the dividend yield is 1.99%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MUR was $62.93,
representing a -3.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.91 and
a 45.37% increase over the 52 week low of $43.29.
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 $5.38. Zacks Investment Research reports MUR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -11.66%, compared to an
industry average of 2.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 E&P (
- First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF (
- PowerShares Global Emerging Markets Infrastructure (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXI with an increase of
16.03% over the last 100 days. PXE has the highest percent
weighting of MUR at 5.28%.