BP plc Company Profile (LON:BP)

About BP plc (LON:BP)

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: Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:BP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.bp.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £90.44 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 19,686,613,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 449.85
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 455.83
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 422.50 - GBX 521.20
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.27
  • P/E Growth: 0.42
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £209.85 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.43
  • Book Value: GBX 4.92 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.93
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 7.0%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £19.97 billion
  • Net Margins: 0.28%
  • Return on Equity: 0.59%
  • Return on Assets: 0.24%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 23.31 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for BP plc (LON:BP)

What is BP plc's stock symbol?

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

How often does BP plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BP plc?

BP plc declared a dividend on Tuesday, August 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.10 per share on Friday, September 22nd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View BP plc's Dividend History.

When will BP plc make its next earnings announcement?

BP plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for BP plc.

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

23 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for BP plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 400 to GBX 675. On average, they anticipate BP plc's share price to reach GBX 506.81 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for BP plc.

Who are some of BP plc's key competitors?

Who are BP plc's key executives?

BP plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert W. Dudley, Group Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Lamar McKay, Deputy Group Chief Executive
  • Brian Gilvary, Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Tufan Erginbilgic, Chief Executive - Downstream
  • Bernard Looney, Chief Executive - Upstream
  • Helmut Schuster, Executive Vice President, Group Human Resources Director
  • Bob Fryar, Executive Vice President - Safety and Operational risk
  • Andy Hopwood, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Strategy and Regions, Upstream
  • Dev Sanyal, Executive Vice President - Regions, Chief Executive - Alternative Energy
  • Eric Leslie Nitcher, Group General Counsel

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.

What is BP plc's stock price today?

One share of BP plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 459.40.


MarketBeat Community Rating for BP plc (LON BP)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  878 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  967 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,845
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BP plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BP plc (LON:BP) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 10 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.39)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 506.81

Analysts' Ratings History for BP plc (LON:BP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/22/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 480 -> GBX 500View Rating Details
9/19/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 675View Rating Details
9/15/2017Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingReduceGBX 430View Rating Details
9/4/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 505 -> GBX 520View Rating Details
9/1/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 530View Rating Details
8/31/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoSet Price TargetBuyGBX 500View Rating Details
8/29/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 470View Rating Details
8/2/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 470 -> GBX 500View Rating Details
7/27/2017Societe GeneraleLower Price TargetHoldGBX 550 -> GBX 470View Rating Details
7/25/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
7/21/2017Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetBuyGBX 525 -> GBX 510View Rating Details
7/19/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 565View Rating Details
7/17/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 510View Rating Details
6/21/2017MacquarieDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform -> View Rating Details
6/16/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 540View Rating Details
6/15/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 480View Rating Details
5/3/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/2/2017S&P GlobalSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 480View Rating Details
2/9/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 590View Rating Details
12/1/2016Independent Research GmbHSet Price TargetBuyGBX 550View Rating Details
11/2/2016Bank of America CorporationUpgradeNeutralGBX 470 -> GBX 510View Rating Details
11/2/2016S&P Global Inc.Set Price TargetNeutralGBX 480View 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
(Data available from 9/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

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

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for BP plc (LON:BP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.28 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for BP plc (LON BP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/1/2017$0.101.64%8/10/20178/10/20179/22/2017
5/2/2017$0.101.71%5/11/20175/11/20176/23/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for BP plc (LON:BP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for BP plc (LON:BP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for BP plc (LON:BP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/11/2017Brian GilvaryInsiderBuy70GBX 446£312.20
8/10/2017Brian GilvaryInsiderBuy68GBX 469£318.92
7/10/2017Brian GilvaryInsiderBuy70GBX 444£310.80
6/12/2017Brian GilvaryInsiderBuy68GBX 468£318.24
5/10/2017Brian GilvaryInsiderBuy68GBX 456£310.08
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for BP plc (LON:BP)
Latest Headlines for BP plc (LON:BP)
Source:
DateHeadline
nasdaq.com logoBP Plc's (BP) Thunder Horse Platform Restores Power Supply - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 21 at 4:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIPOs That Should Be on Your Radar
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 4:29 PM
nasdaq.com logoBP Affiliate Sells 30% Stake in Olympic Pipeline to ArcLight - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 19 at 9:43 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K BP PLC For: Sep 19 - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - September 19 at 9:43 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBP begins supplying natural gas to Mexico - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 19 at 9:43 PM
investorplace.com logoBP plc (ADR) (BP) Stock Looks for an IPO Gusher - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - September 19 at 9:43 PM
zacks.com logoOil & Gas Stock Roundup: BP's Contract Renewal, SDRL's Bankruptcy, REN's Asset Sale
www.zacks.com - September 19 at 4:41 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBP And Azerbaijan Extend PSC Covering Massive ACG Fields
seekingalpha.com - September 19 at 4:41 PM
bizjournals.com logoHow BP turned a pickup truck into a mobile data center
www.bizjournals.com - September 18 at 5:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnergy M&A Weekly: More Midstream IPOs Expected in 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 17 at 9:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKepler Capital Markets Reaffirms Reduce Rating for BP plc (BP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 1:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBP & Partners Ink Deal to Extend PSA for ACG Field til 2049
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 10:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUBS AG Analysts Give BP plc (BP) a GBX 525 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 9:12 AM
seekingalpha.com logoBP's Midstream IPO Has Arrived
seekingalpha.com - September 13 at 5:54 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K BP PLC For: Sep 13 - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - September 13 at 5:53 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBP Takes A Step In The Right Direction - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 13 at 5:53 PM
247wallst.com logoTrolling for Cash, BP Files for Pipeline IPO
247wallst.com - September 12 at 10:09 PM
bizjournals.com logoThis is the leadership team and assets behind BP's new MLP
www.bizjournals.com - September 12 at 10:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBrian Gilvary Buys 70 Shares of BP plc (BP) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 1:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP plc (BP) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 6:56 AM
rttnews.com logoBP Plans IPO For U.S. Pipeline Assets - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - September 11 at 5:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBP's Shah Deniz Project Acquires Vessel Khankendi for $378M
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 5:22 PM
wsj.com logoBP Files for New York IPO of Pipeline Assets - Wall Street Journal (subscription)
www.wsj.com - September 11 at 5:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP plc (BP) PT Set at GBX 525 by UBS AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 10 at 8:52 PM
nasdaq.com logoBP & Reliance Industries to Revive NEC-25 Gas Block Plan - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 8 at 5:06 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBP, Reliance near India gas field investment, official says - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 7 at 10:00 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoBP Marsh & Partners In Talks For A Number Of Investment Opportunities
www.morningstar.co.uk - September 7 at 4:58 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoBP Marsh & Partners In Talks For A Number Of Investment Opportunities
www.morningstar.co.uk - September 7 at 4:58 PM
wsj.com logoBP Is Feeling the Wind in the U.S. — Energy Journal
blogs.wsj.com - September 7 at 4:58 PM
investorplace.com logoHey, BP plc (ADR) Stock Holders! Beware Hurricane Irma
investorplace.com - September 7 at 2:54 PM
nasdaq.com logoBP Shares Cross Above 200 DMA - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 6 at 9:44 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBP And Kosmos' Cutting Edge West African LNG Strategy
seekingalpha.com - September 6 at 4:42 PM
investorplace.com logo3 Reasons To Be Bullish On BP plc (BP) Stock 7 Years After Gulf Spill
investorplace.com - September 6 at 4:29 AM
investorplace.com logo3 Reasons To Be Bullish On BP plc (BP) Stock 7 Years After Gulf Spill - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - September 6 at 4:21 AM
seekingalpha.com logoBP's Mad Dog Phase 2, A Deepwater Case Study - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 5 at 11:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP plc (BP) PT Raised to GBX 520
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 9:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTexas Oil & Gas Industry Recovering from Harvey
finance.yahoo.com - September 3 at 4:17 PM
seekingalpha.com logo2 UK High-Paying Dividend Stocks To Buy Today - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 31 at 4:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJ P Morgan Chase & Co Analysts Give BP plc (BP) a GBX 500 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 12:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP plc (BP) Given a GBX 470 Price Target by Jefferies Group LLC Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 10:16 AM
nytimes.com logoBP's US Gulf Platforms, Texas Chemical Plant Remain Online - New York Times
www.nytimes.com - August 28 at 9:39 PM
fool.co.uk logoHow much longer can BP plc’s dividend hold out?
www.fool.co.uk - August 26 at 4:29 AM
seekingalpha.com logoBP partner Kosmos confirms Tortue field as "world-class resource" - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 25 at 6:25 PM
reuters.com logoBP's Gulf oil production falls as key pipeline goes offline - Reuters
www.reuters.com - August 25 at 6:25 PM
nasdaq.com logoBP, Kosmos Confirm Presence of Vital Field off Mauritania - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 24 at 9:52 PM
fool.co.uk logoHere's why I would buy BP plc today | The Motley Fool UK - Motley Fool UK
www.fool.co.uk - August 23 at 9:56 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoTOP NEWS: BP And Soon-To-Be Listed Kosmos Finish Tortue-1 Test
www.morningstar.co.uk - August 23 at 4:52 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBP Officially Turns The Corner
seekingalpha.com - August 22 at 5:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP plc (BP) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 7:02 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K BP PLC For: Aug 17 - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - August 17 at 11:08 PM

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