Brown Advisory Inc Increased Murphy Usa Inc (NYSE:MUSA) Stake by $18.77 Million

August 12, 2018 - By Vernon Prom

Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.53 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.21, from 0.74 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 28 investors sold MUSA shares while 109 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 27.86 million shares or 6.71% less from 29.87 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Hotchkis & Wiley Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% in Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA). 608,915 are owned by Royal Bank & Trust Of Canada. Bartlett And Company Lc has invested 0% in Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA). Willingdon Wealth Mgmt invested in 100 shares or 0% of the stock. Town And Country Bank & Trust And Trust Company Dba First Bankers Trust Company holds 2,925 shares. Ascend Cap holds 10,023 shares. Moreover, Jpmorgan Chase & has 0.02% invested in Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA). Envestnet Asset Mgmt holds 0% of its portfolio in Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA) for 18,287 shares. Swiss Bank has 57,467 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. City invested in 0% or 72 shares. Stratos Wealth holds 0% of its portfolio in Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA) for 103 shares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky invested in 8,799 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Sit Inv Associates reported 1,175 shares. Cornerstone Advsrs Inc owns 8 shares. Dimensional Fund L P reported 0.03% stake.

Brown Advisory Inc increased its stake in Murphy Usa Inc (NYSE:MUSA) by 195.85% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brown Advisory Inc bought 253,647 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.85% with the market. The institutional investor held 383,155 shares of the automotive aftermarket company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $28.46 million, up from 129,508 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brown Advisory Inc who had been investing in Murphy Usa Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.71 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.78% or $0.66 during the last trading session, reaching $84.12. About 353,141 shares traded. Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA) has declined 2.10% since August 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.67% the S&P500.

Brown Advisory Inc, which manages about $32.51B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Liberty Media Corp Delaware () by 457,605 shares to 9,295 shares, valued at $328,000 in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Aetna Inc New (NYSE:AET) by 159,327 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 174,548 shares, and cut its stake in Charter Communications Inc N ().

Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Murphy (NYSE:MUSA), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Murphy had 2 analyst reports since April 13, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, April 11 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Hold”. The stock of Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, April 13 by Jefferies.

Murphy USA Inc. operates a chain of retail stores in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.71 billion. The companyÂ’s retail stores offer motor fuel products and convenience merchandise. It has a 10.2 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.

More recent Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Earnings Scheduled For August 1, 2018” on August 01, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Murphy USA, Inc. (MUSA) CEO Andrew Clyde on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on August 05, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Good Signs From Murphy USA” with publication date: July 16, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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