Murphy USA: Why Murphy Oil spun off its retail marketing business
Murphy USA, Inc. (MUSA): Historical financials, FY2012 versus FY2011 Marketing segment total revenues increased by $239.0 million in FY2012 to $19.0 billion compared to the FY2011 amount of $18.8 billion. Total fuel sales volumes per station averaged 277,001 gallons per month in 2012, down 0.3% from the prior year amounts. Within operating revenues, merchandise sales increased […]
Murphy USA: Murphy’s business model stands out from competitors
Murphy USA, Inc. (MUSA): Differentiation Murphy differentiates itself from its competitors primarily through: Small-format offerings leading to higher sales per square foot (average footprint for comps is 3,000 square feet): MUSA sells roughly nine times the merchandise per years per square foot compared to comps ($4,744 versus $547). Volume-focused sales model: MUSA’s monthly fuel gallons sold […]
Murphy USA: Why Murphy USA benefits from its Walmart partnership
Murphy USA, Inc. (MUSA): Company overview Murphy is a low-price, high-volume fuel retailer that also sells convenience merchandise through low-cost kiosks. The business was recently spun off from Murphy Oil and primarily generates its revenues by marketing retail motor fuel products and convenience merchandise through a large chain of 1,179 (as of June 30, 2013) […]
Murphy USA: Why you should consider investing in Murphy USA
Murphy USA is a price leader compared to most gas stations and compensates by driving significantly more volume than comparable stores.