BP plc Company Profile (LON:BP)

About BP plc

BP plc logoBP p.l.c. is an integrated oil and gas company. The Company owns an interest in OJSC Oil Company Rosneft (Rosneft), an oil and gas company. The Company's segments include Upstream, Downstream, Rosneft, and Other businesses and corporate. The Upstream segment is engaged in oil and natural gas exploration, field development and production, as well as midstream transportation, storage and processing. The Downstream segment has global manufacturing and marketing operations. The Rosneft segment has a resource base of hydrocarbons onshore and offshore. The Other businesses and corporate segment comprises the biofuels and wind businesses, shipping and treasury functions, and corporate activities around the world. The Company provides its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to keep engines moving and the petrochemicals products used to make everyday items as diverse as paints, clothes and packaging.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Energy
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: BP
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $5.57
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $479.76
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $464.52
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 249.43 - GBX 521.20
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 745.17
  • P/E Growth: 0.72
  • Market Cap: $86.91B
  • Outstanding Shares: 19,438,990,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BP plc (LON:BP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 12 Hold Ratings, 12 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 509.23

Analysts' Ratings History for BP plc (LON:BP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/24/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 440View Rating Details
2/21/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 625View Rating Details
2/21/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 500 -> GBX 460View Rating Details
2/21/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 510View Rating Details
2/20/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 560 -> GBX 530View Rating Details
2/9/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 590View Rating Details
2/9/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 505View Rating Details
2/8/2017Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetBuyGBX 550 -> GBX 525View Rating Details
2/8/2017HSBC Holdings plcSet Price TargetBuyGBX 565View Rating Details
2/8/2017RBC Capital MarketsSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 470View Rating Details
2/8/2017Kepler Capital MarketsLower Price TargetHoldGBX 520 -> GBX 505View Rating Details
2/8/2017Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector PerformerGBX 490 -> GBX 470View Rating Details
2/8/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
2/8/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 530 -> GBX 510View Rating Details
2/8/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 560View Rating Details
1/31/2017Societe GeneraleSet Price TargetBuyGBX 580View Rating Details
1/18/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/17/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 430 -> GBX 500View Rating Details
12/1/2016Independent Research GmbHSet Price TargetBuyGBX 550View Rating Details
11/2/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeNeutralGBX 470 -> GBX 510View Rating Details
11/2/2016S&P Global Inc.Set Price TargetNeutralGBX 480View Rating Details
11/2/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
10/31/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 433View Rating Details
4/1/2016NomuraReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 350View Rating Details
2/4/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingAddGBX 385View Rating Details
1/27/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 420View Rating Details
1/12/2016Grupo SantanderReiterated RatingHoldGBX 405View Rating Details
12/14/2015Oddo SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 390View Rating Details
7/24/2015InvestecReiterated RatingHoldGBX 420View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for BP plc (LON:BP)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


Earnings Estimates for BP plc (LON:BP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.37 EPS


Dividend History for BP plc (LON:BP)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BP plc (LON:BP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/20/2017Nils Smedegaard AndersenInsiderBuy30,000GBX 446£133,800
2/10/2017Brian GilvaryInsiderBuy70GBX 459£321.30
1/10/2017Brian GilvaryInsiderBuy60GBX 514£308.40
1/5/2017Nils Smedegaard AndersenInsiderBuy22,145GBX 514£113,825.30
12/12/2016Brian GilvaryInsiderBuy65GBX 476£309.40
11/10/2016Brian GilvaryInsiderBuy68GBX 458£311.44
10/10/2016Brian GilvaryInsiderBuy65GBX 486£315.90
7/11/2016Gilvary,BrianInsiderBuy70GBX 457£319.90
6/10/2016Gilvary,BrianInsiderBuy83GBX 374£310.42
5/10/2016Gilvary,BrianInsiderBuy90GBX 352£316.80
4/11/2016Gilvary,BrianInsiderBuy88GBX 350£308
3/10/2016Gilvary,BrianInsiderBuy88GBX 356£313.28
2/10/2016Gilvary,BrianInsiderBuy95GBX 334£317.30
1/11/2016Gilvary,BrianInsiderBuy95GBX 329£312.55
12/10/2015Gilvary,BrianInsiderBuy90GBX 350£315
12/4/2015Sawers,JohnInsiderBuy13,528GBX 369£49,918.32
12/3/2015Sawers,JohnInsiderBuy13,528GBX 369£49,918.32
11/10/2015Gilvary,BrianInsiderBuy80GBX 383£306.40
10/13/2015Gilvary,BrianInsiderBuy80GBX 392£313.60
9/30/2015Gilvary,BrianInsiderBuy60,000GBX 329£197,400
9/10/2015Gilvary,BrianInsiderBuy93GBX 342£318.06
9/7/2015Svanberg,Carl-HenricInsiderBuy1,000,000GBX 343£3,430,000
8/10/2015Gilvary,BrianInsiderBuy80GBX 386£308.80
7/10/2015Gilvary,BrianInsiderBuy75GBX 426£319.50
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for BP plc (LON:BP)
News IconShares of BP plc (BP) Sees Large Outflow of Money - Energy Index (LON:BP)
www.energyindexwatch.com - February 24 at 9:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoExxon's (XOM) 2016 Reserve Estimates Lowered: Here's Why (LON:BP)
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 12:54 PM
investorplace.com logoShould You Buy BP plc (ADR) (BP) Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons - Investorplace.com (LON:BP)
investorplace.com - February 24 at 12:54 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K BP PLC For: Feb 23 - StreetInsider.com (LON:BP)
www.streetinsider.com - February 23 at 8:59 PM
News IconLiberum Capital Reaffirms Hold Rating for SEGRO plc (SGRO) (LON:BP)
prensariotiretail.com - February 23 at 3:58 PM
seekingalpha.com logoIt Is Time To Sell Or Short BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (LON:BP)
seekingalpha.com - February 23 at 3:58 PM
News IconFishing Republic PLC's (FISH) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Northland Securities (LON:BP)
oakridgeobserver.com - February 23 at 3:58 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoTop policymakers reassure Europe on Azeri gas deadline (LON:BP)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 3:58 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoItaly says no problem with construction of TAP pipeline (LON:BP)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 2:05 AM
News IconIdeal Employer Survey: Students, Graduates Value Culture over Money (LON:BP)
www.rigzone.com - February 22 at 9:04 PM
stockmarketwire.com logoDirector Deals - BP PLC (BP.) (LON:BP)
www.stockmarketwire.com - February 22 at 11:59 AM
4-traders.com logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: BP Non-Executive Director Buys 30,000 Shares (LON:BP)
www.4-traders.com - February 22 at 11:59 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoRosneft's profits slip, other Russian oil and gas producers see gains (LON:BP)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 11:59 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Risers: Ashtead Group plc, BP plc, Capita PLC, MTI Wireless Edge Limited, Persimmon plc - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:BP)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - February 21 at 3:22 PM
fool.co.uk logoCould this small-cap growth stock become the new “BP plc of Africa”? - Motley Fool UK (LON:BP)
www.fool.co.uk - February 21 at 3:22 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoRosneft becomes first oil major to pre-finance Kurdish crude (LON:BP)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 12:31 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoBP says 2016 oil output at Azeri projects down to 630,000 bpd (LON:BP)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 12:31 PM
sbwire.com logoGlobal Metallurgical Grease Market 2017: Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Sinopec Corporation, Fuchs Petrolub SE, BP Plc, Petronas, LUKOIL (LON:BP)
www.sbwire.com - February 20 at 3:49 PM
fool.co.uk logoBetter buy: BP plc vs BT Group plc | The Motley Fool UK - Motley Fool UK (LON:BP)
www.fool.co.uk - February 20 at 11:31 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoBP plc 18.5% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:BP)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - February 20 at 11:31 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBetter buy: BP plc vs BT Group plc (LON:BP)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 20 at 11:31 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoAfter OPEC cuts heavy oil, China teapot refiners pull U.S. supply to Asia (LON:BP)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 20 at 11:31 AM
News IconBP Weighing Upgrade of US Wind Turbines (LON:BP)
www.renewableenergyworld.com - February 17 at 6:09 PM
law360.com logoBP, Shell Say 2nd Circ. Order Unrelated To Oil Price Claim - Law360 (subscription) (LON:BP)
www.law360.com - February 17 at 6:09 PM
News IconSADIF Analytics releases new summary due diligence report for BP PLC ($BP.). (LON:BP)
reports.pr-inside.com - February 16 at 4:04 PM
News IconBp Plc Purchases Shares of 14000 Kansas City Southern (KSU) (LON:BP)
ekosvoice.com - February 16 at 4:04 PM
money.aol.co.uk logo3 reasons to worry about BP plc's dividend - AOL Money UK - AOL Money UK (LON:BP)
money.aol.co.uk - February 16 at 4:04 PM
bloomberg.com logoBP Weighing Upgrade of US Wind Turbines to Compete With Gas - Bloomberg (LON:BP)
www.bloomberg.com - February 16 at 4:04 PM
investorplace.com logoWhy BP plc (ADR) (BP) Stock Is Stronger Than You Think - Investorplace.com (LON:BP)
investorplace.com - February 16 at 4:04 PM
investorplace.com logoWhy BP plc (ADR) (BP) Stock Is Stronger Than You Think (LON:BP)
investorplace.com - February 16 at 11:33 AM
News IconImpact of Brokerage Rating on BP plc(BP) - Highland Mirror (LON:BP)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 16 at 8:51 AM
investorplace.com logoBP plc (ADR) (BP) Stock MIGHT Be a Deep Value Play | InvestorPlace - Investorplace.com (LON:BP)
investorplace.com - February 16 at 8:51 AM
investorplace.com logoBP plc (ADR) (BP) Stock Is a Deep Value Dividend Play (LON:BP)
investorplace.com - February 15 at 11:51 AM
4-traders.com logoBP : says U.S. shale oil output to keep check on spike in prices (LON:BP)
www.4-traders.com - February 14 at 9:39 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBP says U.S. shale oil output to keep a check on spike in oil prices (LON:BP)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 4:38 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoEU gets wake-up call as Gazprom eyes rival TAP pipeline (LON:BP)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 4:38 PM
News IconMost Active Volume Stock: NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) (LON:BP)
cote-ivoire.com - February 13 at 9:35 PM
News IconLNG from Mozambique Market 2017 Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast to 2020 (LON:BP)
www.military-technologies.net - February 13 at 9:35 PM
investors.com logoWhy BP plc (ADR) Isn't the Best for Dividend Investors - Income Investors (LON:BP)
www.incomeinvestors.com - February 10 at 8:33 PM
News IconCorporate spending shows Oklahoma oil fields among nation's hottest plays (LON:BP)
newsok.com - February 10 at 2:17 AM
News IconBP sees new output from KG-D6 block after 2020 (LON:BP)
timesofindia.indiatimes.com - February 9 at 4:14 PM
marketrealist.com logoHow Did BP Stock Perform after Its Earnings Release? (LON:BP)
marketrealist.com - February 8 at 9:12 PM
money.aol.co.uk logoShould I buy more BP plc after Q4 profits double? (LON:BP)
money.aol.co.uk - February 8 at 3:05 AM
nasdaq.com logoBP plc (BP) Q4 Earnings Miss, Revenues Beat (LON:BP)
www.nasdaq.com - February 8 at 3:05 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoNot buoyed by the Black Stuff: Five reasons to consider selling shares in oil giant BP (LON:BP)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - February 8 at 3:05 AM
wsj.com logoBP Struggles With Oil Prices, Deepwater Horizon—Energy Journal (LON:BP)
blogs.wsj.com - February 7 at 10:03 PM
News IconBP Plc (NYSE:BP) 4Q16 earnings; Misses Street View (LON:BP)
stockmarketdaily.co - February 7 at 10:03 PM
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stockmarketdaily.co - February 7 at 5:01 PM
bloomberg.com logoBP Lags Behind Peers as Spending Spree Pushes Back Cash Goal - Bloomberg (LON:BP)
www.bloomberg.com - February 7 at 5:01 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoShould I buy more BP plc after Q4 profits double? - Yahoo Finance UK (LON:BP)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 5:01 PM


What is BP plc's stock symbol?

BP plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "BP."

Where is BP plc's stock going? Where will BP plc's stock price be in 2017?

24 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for BP plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 350 to GBX 625. On average, they anticipate BP plc's stock price to reach GBX 509.23 in the next year.

When will BP plc announce their earnings?

BP plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May, 2nd 2017.

How do I buy BP plc stock?

Shares of BP plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of BP plc stock cost?

One share of BP plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 447.10.

Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff