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LON:BP

BP (BP) Share Price, News & Analysis

GBX 539.10
+19.10 (+3.67%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
528.10
540.92
50-Day Range
454.15
520.10
52-Week Range
441.05
562.30
Volume
41.92 million shs
Average Volume
8.56 million shs
Market Capitalization
£90.84 billion
P/E Ratio
792.79
Dividend Yield
4.08%
Price Target
GBX 632.63

BP MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.29 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
17.3% Upside
GBX 632.63 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.45mentions of BP in the last 14 days
Based on 20 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
£41,974 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.42 out of 5 stars

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About BP Stock (LON:BP)

BP p.l.c. provides carbon products and services. The company operates through Gas & Low Carbon Energy, Oil Production & Operations, and Customers & Products segments. It engages in the production of natural gas, and integrated gas and power; trading of gas; operation of onshore and offshore wind power, as well as hydrogen and carbon capture and storage facilities; trading and marketing of renewable and non-renewable power; and production of crude oil. In addition, the company involved in convenience and retail fuel, EV charging, Castrol lubricant, aviation, B2B, and midstream businesses; refining and oil trading; and bioenergy business. The company was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

BP Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/28 Dividend
2/15/2024
Dividend Payable
3/28/2024
Today
4/14/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Energy
Industry
Oil & Gas Integrated
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
87,800
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
GBX 632.63
High Stock Price Target
GBX 1,000
Low Stock Price Target
GBX 510
Potential Upside/Downside
+17.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.29
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
£15.24 billion
Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£208.35 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 178.09 per share
Book Value
GBX 418 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
16,850,000,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£90.84 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.55
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Murray Auchincloss (Age 54)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $3.38M
  • Ms. Katherine Anne Thomson (Age 56)
    CFO, Senior VP of Finance for Production & Operations & Director
  • Mr. Gordon Birrell (Age 61)
    Executive Vice President of Production & Operations
  • Mr. Craig Marshall
    Group Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Mike Sosso
    Executive Vice President of Legal
  • Ms. Kerry Dryburgh
    Executive Vice President of People & Culture
  • Mr. Richard M. Hookway (Age 63)
    Chief Operating Officer of Global Business Services & Information Technology and Systems
  • Dr. Helmut Schuster (Age 63)
    Advisor
  • Mr. Anthony Harbridge
    Head of Executive Office, Alternative Energy & Regions
  • Mr. Spencer Dale
    Group Chief Economist

Should I Buy BP Stock? BP Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in BP p.l.c.:

  • BP p.l.c. is actively involved in the production of natural gas, integrated gas and power, and trading of gas, which are essential energy sources with high demand.
  • The company operates onshore and offshore wind power, hydrogen, and carbon capture and storage facilities, aligning with the growing focus on renewable energy and sustainability.
  • BP's diverse business portfolio includes convenience and retail fuel, EV charging, Castrol lubricant, aviation, B2B, and midstream businesses, providing multiple revenue streams.
  • With a long-standing history since 1908 and a global presence, BP has established itself as a reputable player in the oil and gas industry.
  • Considering the current stock price and market trends, BP may present a favorable investment opportunity for those seeking value stocks.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in BP p.l.c. for these reasons:

  • Volatility in oil prices and market conditions can significantly impact BP's financial performance and stock value, posing risks to investors.
  • The oil and gas industry faces regulatory challenges and environmental concerns, which could lead to increased operational costs and potential reputational risks for BP.
  • Market competition and technological advancements in renewable energy may pose challenges to BP's traditional oil production and operations.
  • Global economic uncertainties and geopolitical factors can influence the demand for oil and gas products, affecting BP's revenue and profitability.
  • Investors should carefully monitor industry trends, company developments, and financial reports to make informed decisions regarding BP's investment potential.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these BP pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

BP Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell BP stock right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BP in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" BP shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BP, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is BP's stock price target for 2024?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for BP's stock. Their BP share price targets range from GBX 510 to GBX 1,000. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach GBX 632.63 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have BP shares performed in 2024?

BP's stock was trading at GBX 466.15 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, BP shares have increased by 15.6% and is now trading at GBX 539.10.
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How often does BP pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BP?

BP announced a dividend on Tuesday, February 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.07 per share on Thursday, March 28th. This represents a yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 15th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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.

Is BP a good dividend stock?

BP (LON:BP) pays an annual dividend of GBX 22 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.17%. BP has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 3,235.29%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
Read our dividend analysis for BP.

What other stocks do shareholders of BP own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other BP investors own include Conduity Capital (CCAP), City of London Group (CIN), Topps Tiles (TPT), First Property Group (FPO), Redhall Group (RHL), Centrica (CNA), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Bank of America (BAC).

How do I buy shares of BP?

Shares of BP stock 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.
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This page (LON:BP) was last updated on 4/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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