Murphy USA Inc (NYSE:MUSA): Positive Stock Sentiment at 0.74

May 3, 2018 - By Sarah Harris

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Murphy USA Inc’s Sentiment

“Big money sentiment for Murphy USA Inc (NYSE:MUSA) in 2017 Q4 increased to 0.74, filings reveal. That’s up 0.02, from 2017Q3’s 0.72. 90 funds opened new or increased equity positions, while 122 cut down and sold their positions in Murphy USA Inc so the sentiment is more positive. Funds own 29.87 million shares, down from 32.81 million shares in 2017Q3. Funds holding Murphy USA Inc in top 10 changed to 2 from 4 for a decrease of 2. In total 23 funds closed positions, 99 reduced and 45 increased. Also 45 funds bought new Murphy USA Inc stakes.

Biggest Murphy USA Inc Shareholders

As of 2017 Q4 Southernsun Asset Management Llc has 5.3% invested in Murphy USA Inc. As of 2017 Q4, 70,147 shares of Murphy USA Inc are owned by Cutter & Co Brokerage Inc.. Signature Financial Management Inc. reported 82,443 shares. The Connecticut-based fund Iridian Asset Management Llc Ct have invested about 1.38% of the investment manager’s stock portfolio in Murphy USA Inc. The Arkansas-based fund Horrell Capital Management Inc. looks positive on Murphy USA Inc, owning 28,641 shares.

Murphy USA Inc. operates a chain of retail stores in the United States.The company has $2.24 billion market cap. The companyÂ’s retail stores offer motor fuel products and convenience merchandise.9.85 is the P/E ratio. As of January 3, 2017, it operated approximately 1,400 retail stores located primarily in the Southwest, Southeast, and Midwest United States.

MUSA hit $66.76 during the last trading session after $1.81 change.Murphy USA Inc. has volume of 134,031 shares. Since May 3, 2017 MUSA has risen 1.66% and is uptrending. MUSA underperformed by 9.89% the S&P 500.

Ing Groep Nv holds 4,883 shs or 0.01% of its capital. Hsbc Public Limited Liability Corporation, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 3,718 shs. Gemmer Asset Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0% of its capital in Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA). Hotchkis & Wiley Limited Liability has invested 0% in Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA). Wells Fargo & Co Mn accumulated 72,116 shs or 0% of the stock. Mason Street Advsr Ltd Co has invested 0.03% in Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA). Metropolitan Life Insurance, New York-based fund reported 9,277 shs. Webster Natl Bank N A reported 100 shs stake. Jane Street Gru Incorporated Limited Com holds 0% of its capital in Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA) for 3,241 shs. Swiss State Bank reported 58,367 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Hilltop Holdings invested in 16,924 shs. Parkside Bancorporation & Tru holds 0% or 4 shs. Riverhead Management Lc reported 7,563 shs. Morgan Stanley holds 79,124 shs or 0% of its capital. Earnest Ptnrs Ltd Llc reported 20 shs stake.

Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 6 have positions in Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) as follows: 0 rated it a “Buy”, 2 with “Sell” and 4 with “Hold”. The positive are 0. Since November 7, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Murphy USA has 8 analyst reports. On Thursday, January 4 the stock has “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo. On Friday, April 13 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies. On Tuesday, November 7 the company was downgraded by JP Morgan. On Tuesday, November 7 the rating was downgraded by J.P. Morgan to “Sell”. On Friday, February 2 the stock of Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA) has “Hold” rating given by Stephens. On Thursday, January 11 Gabelli downgraded the shares of MUSA in report to “Hold” rating. In Wednesday, April 11 report Stephens maintained it with “Hold” rating and $6500 target.

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