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Murphy USA: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

January 30, 2019

EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) _ Murphy USA Inc. (MUSA) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $77.5 million.

On a per-share basis, the El Dorado, Arkansas-based company said it had net income of $2.38.

The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.30 per share.

The gasoline station operator posted revenue of $3.5 billion in the period, which met Street forecasts.

For the year, the company reported profit of $213.6 million, or $6.48 per share. Revenue was reported as $14.36 billion.

Murphy USA shares have risen 5 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $80.57, a fall of slightly more than 5 percent in the last 12 months.

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