Markets

Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2014

Murphy Oil Corporation ( MUR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.3125 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MUR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that MUR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $61.11, the dividend yield is 2.05%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MUR was $61.11, representing a -15.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.38 and a 11.78% increase over the 52 week low of $54.67.

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 $4.88. Zacks Investment Research reports MUR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 20.78%, compared to an industry average of 6.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MUR Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MUR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have MUR as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund ( FXN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXN with an increase of 11.19% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MUR at 3%.

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


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

In This Story

CVX MUR XOM FXN

Other Topics

Stocks