Two Stocks Under Discussion: Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR), Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO)

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) closed at $12.62 on the last trading session with an decrease of -3.66%, whereas, it previously closed at $13.1. The company has a market capitalization of $1.98 Billion. The company traded shares of 4.38 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 6.45 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) produced diluted EPS of -2.14. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at -2.41 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at -1.01. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 187.9, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at -2.41% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 0% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -40.8%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) is at 0 while the forward p/e is at 0. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) stands at 0.62 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 0.4. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) are reported at 1.3 and 1.4 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) stands at 0, 0 and 5 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) is reported at 3.19 Billion with income of -316300000. The outstanding shares of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) are 153.31 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 0 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.38 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) is ticked at 1.7%, the figure is rose 12.42% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 11.8. The 52 week high of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) is placed at 28.12 and 52 week low is standing at 4.50.

Performance wise the shares of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) rose up 1.04% for the week, it also rise 37.62% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -29.1%. The shares decrease -47.59% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) shrinked -50.49% for the yearly performance.

Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO)

Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) closed at $56.91 on the last trading session with an increase of 3.45%, whereas, it previously closed at $55.01. The company has a market capitalization of $59.33 Billion. The company traded shares of 4.42 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 6.82 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) produced diluted EPS of 3.34. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 3.3 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.71. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 109.9, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 3.3% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 4.52% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 15.6%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) is at 17.06 while the forward p/e is at 17.23. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) stands at 2.82 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 2.18. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) are reported at 0.6 and 0.8 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) stands at 3.9, 16.9 and 8 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) is reported at 21.03 Billion with income of 3.52 Billion. The outstanding shares of Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) are 1.06 Billion. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 61 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.54 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) is ticked at 0.1%, the figure is plummeted -69.83% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 60.5. The 52 week high of Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) is placed at 71.10 and 52 week low is standing at 41.96.

Performance wise the shares of Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) rose up 3.79% for the week, it also fell -1.98% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -9.49%. The shares decrease -8.48% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) grew 7.6% for the yearly performance.