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Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Sells 224770 Shares of Murphy Oil Co. (MUR)

13 January 2018

The stock price of RHT is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -0.12% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 0.06%. Moreover, Twin Securities Inc. has 0.25% invested in the company for 23,094 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 75,962 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $1,947,000 after purchasing an additional 11,755 shares in the last quarter. About 1.89M shares traded. Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) has risen 12.20% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.51% the S&P500. Sei Investments Communication holds 0% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) or 4,761 shares. Central Securities Corp sold 169,000 shares as the company's stock declined 4.52% while stock markets rallied.

MUR has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. The company has a market cap of $5,810.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -64.75 and a beta of 2.29. Earnest Partners LLC now owns 57,686 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock worth $1,478,000 after buying an additional 563 shares in the last quarter. About 356,578 shares traded. It has underperformed by 2.73% the S&P500.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $201,389 activity.

Among 13 analysts covering Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in Q3 2017. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58, a current ratio of 1.74 and a quick ratio of 1.60. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Emclaire Financial Corp in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.03) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.14) by $0.11. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 61,000 shares. Murphy Pohlad Asset Management Limited Liability has invested 0.15% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has experienced an average volume of 1809293. Charter Tru accumulated 12,552 shares. The stock of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) earned "Hold" rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, August 8. Creative Planning, a Kansas-based fund reported 8,293 shares.#img1#. Greenleaf Trust reported 0% of its portfolio in Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC). Jefferies Grp Limited Company reported 21,818 shares. Cowen restated a "hold" rating and set a $30.00 target price on shares of Murphy Oil in a report on Sunday, September 17th. The company has a net profit margin of 3.20% and is more profitable than the average Independent Oil & Gas player. The stock of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by Cowen & Co. Therefore 40% are positive. Murphy Oil Corporation had 37 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James on Monday, June 20 to "Market Perform". Piper Jaffray maintained Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) on Friday, November 3 with "Hold" rating. Morgan Stanley maintained it with "Underweight" rating and $26 target in Wednesday, October 18 report. Deutsche Bank maintained it with "Buy" rating and $120 target in Friday, July 8 report. The stock has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 31. The firm has "Buy" rating by Zacks given on Tuesday, August 11. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned ($0.76) earnings per share. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.18) earnings per share. analysts anticipate that Murphy Oil will post -0.23 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.19, from 0.75 in 2017Q2.

Several other institutional investors have also sold shares of the company. 70 funds opened positions while 133 raised stakes. Blackrock reported 87.93M shares. Smith Asset Mgmt LP holds 0.86% of its portfolio in PVH Corp.

Shaker Investments Llc, which manages about $129.10M and $143.53M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Criteo S A (NASDAQ:CRTO) by 44,102 shares to 37,248 shares, valued at $1.55M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec lifted its position in shares of Murphy Oil by 11.0% in the third quarter. Johnson Invest Counsel Inc reported 189,098 shares. The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $29.91. Victory Cap Mngmt Inc has 100,797 shares. The Quebec - Canada-based Fiera Cap Corporation has invested 0.01% in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX). Strs Ohio owns 2,404 shares. Callahan Limited Company reported 131,401 shares. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.55. (NASDAQ:PEP) for 289,791 shares. Hanson Doremus Invest stated it has 220 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Veritas Inv Mngmt Llp reported 18,463 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt invested in 0% or 10,238 shares. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Outperform" on Wednesday, November 30. The stock of ABIOMED, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABMD) rating on Thursday, December 21. Another trade for 3,795 shares valued at $98,860 was sold by MISNER ALLAN J. Citigroup maintained Paychex, Inc. Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) has declined 1.45% since January 13, 2017 and is downtrending. Also, Director Robert Madison Murphy sold 6,325 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 6th. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, July 22.

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