Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 5/11/18, Murphy Oil Corp (Symbol: MUR) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 6/1/18. As a percentage of MUR's recent stock price of $30.55, this dividend works out to approximately 0.82%, so look for shares of Murphy Oil Corp to trade 0.82% lower - all else being equal - when MUR shares open for trading on 5/11/18.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MUR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.27% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MUR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, MUR's low point in its 52 week range is $22.21 per share, with $35.16 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $30.57.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MUR makes up 3.59% of the First Trust Natural Gas ETF (Symbol: FCG) which is trading higher by about 2.1% on the day Wednesday.
In Wednesday trading, Murphy Oil Corp shares are currently up about 2.9% on the day.