MUR Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average

In trading on Thursday, shares of Murphy Oil Corp ( MUR) crossed below their 200 day moving average of $59.17, changing hands as low as $55.89 per share. Murphy Oil Corp shares are currently trading off about 4.8% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of MUR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

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Murphy Oil Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MUR's low point in its 52 week range is $50.88 per share, with $66.20 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $57.76.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MUR makes up 2.85% of the First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund ETF ( FXN) which is trading higher by about 0.4% on the day Thursday.

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