Murphy USA (MUSA) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) will announce its earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, October 30th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.47 per share for the quarter. Investors that wish to register for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 31st. The specialty retailer reported $1.01 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.16 by ($0.15). Murphy USA had a return on equity of 20.38% and a net margin of 1.13%. The company had revenue of $3.80 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.56 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.58 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was down .8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Murphy USA to post $4 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of NYSE:MUSA opened at $90.28 on Wednesday. Murphy USA has a 12 month low of $69.98 and a 12 month high of $94.71. The company has a quick ratio of 0.77, a current ratio of 1.13 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $87.55 and its 200 day simple moving average is $85.87. The firm has a market cap of $2.85 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.69, a PEG ratio of 5.51 and a beta of 0.69.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on MUSA shares. TheStreet upgraded shares of Murphy USA from a “c+” rating to a “b+” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 31st. Stephens upgraded shares of Murphy USA from an “equal” rating to an “overweight” rating and raised their price objective for the stock from $92.00 to $100.00 in a report on Tuesday, October 15th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Murphy USA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $91.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Monday, July 8th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Murphy USA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 4th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $89.33.

About Murphy USA

Murphy USA Inc operates a chain of retail stores in the United States. The company's retail stores offer motor fuel products and convenience merchandise. It operates retail stores under the Murphy USA and Murphy Express brand names. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated approximately 1,474 retail stores, including 1,160 Murphy USA and 312 are standalone Murphy Express stores located primarily in the Southwest, Southeast, and Midwest United States.

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