NYSE:BP - BP Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $42.46 +0.08 (+0.19 %) (As of 08/22/2018 01:20 AM ET)Previous Close$42.38Today's Range$42.40 - $42.7852-Week Range$33.90 - $47.83Volume3.80 million shsAverage Volume6.28 million shsMarket Capitalization$139.38 billionP/E Ratio22.70Dividend Yield5.82%Beta0.9 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email BP p.l.c. engages in energy business worldwide. It operates through three segments: Upstream, Downstream, and Rosneft. The Upstream segment is involved in the oil and natural gas exploration, field development, and production; midstream transportation, storage, and processing; and marketing and trading of liquefied natural gas (LNG), biogas, power and natural gas liquids (NGLs). This segment also engages in the ownership and management of crude oil and natural gas pipelines; processing facilities and export terminals; and LNG processing facilities and transportation, as well as in NGLs processing business. The Downstream segment refines, manufactures, markets, transports, supplies, and trades in crude oil, petroleum, and petrochemical products and related services to wholesale and retail customers. It offers gasoline, diesel, and aviation fuel; lubricants, and related products and services to the automotive, industrial, marine, and energy markets under the Castrol, BP, and Aral brands; and petrochemical products, such as purified terephthalic acid, paraxylene, acetic acid, olefins and derivatives, and specialty petrochemical products. The Rosneft segment engages in the exploration and production of hydrocarbons, as well as jet fuel, bunkering, bitumen, and lubricants activities. This segment also owns and operates 13 refineries in Russia; and approximately 2,960 retail service stations in Russia and internationally. The company also produces ethanol, bio-isobutanol, bio-power, and solar energy; transports hydrocarbon products through time-chartered and spot-chartered vessels; and holds interests in 14 onshore wind sites with a generation capacity of 1,432 megawatts through wind. BP p.l.c. was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. Receive BP News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BP and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Petroleum refining Sub-IndustryN/A SectorOils/Energy SymbolNYSE:BP CUSIPN/A Webwww.bp.com Phone44-20-7496-4000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.49 Current Ratio1.10 Quick Ratio0.80 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio22.70 Forward P/E Ratio12.75 P/E Growth3.14 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$244.58 billion Price / Sales0.58 Cash Flow$6.6552 per share Price / Cash6.38 Book Value$30.34 per share Price / Book1.40 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.88 Net Income$3.39 billion Net Margins2.55% Return on Equity9.28% Return on Assets3.41% Miscellaneous Employees69,700 Outstanding Shares3,325,790,000Market Cap$139.38 billion BP (NYSE:BP) Frequently Asked Questions What is BP's stock symbol? BP trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BP." How often does BP pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BP? BP announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, May 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.60 per share on Friday, June 22nd. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 10th. View BP's Dividend History. How were BP's earnings last quarter? BP plc (NYSE:BP) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 31st. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.85 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.85. The oil and gas exploration company earned $75.44 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $82.25 billion. BP had a net margin of 2.55% and a return on equity of 9.28%. BP's quarterly revenue was up 33.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.21 earnings per share. View BP's Earnings History. When is BP's next earnings date? BP is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for BP. What price target have analysts set for BP? 15 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for BP's shares. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $54.00. On average, they anticipate BP's stock price to reach $45.0143 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BP. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BP? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BP in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings, 7 buy ratings and 2 strong buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for BP. Who are some of BP's key competitors? Some companies that are related to BP include Exxon Mobil (XOM), Royal Dutch Shell plc ADR Class B (RDS.B), Chevron (CVX), China Petroleum & Chemical (SNP), Statoil (STO), Equinor ASA (EQNR), ConocoPhillips (COP), Suncor Energy (SU), Phillips 66 (PSX), Valero Energy (VLO), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Repsol (REPYY), Andeavor (ANDV), Hess (HES) and HollyFrontier (HFC). Who are BP's key executives? BP's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Robert Warren Dudley, Group CEO & Exec. Director (Age 63)Dr. Brian Gilvary, Group CFO & Exec. Director (Age 56)Mr. David Eyton, Group Head of TechnologyDr. Angela R. E. Strank, Chief Scientist & Head of Technology - Downstream (Age 65)Mr. Craig Marshall, Group Head of Investor Relations Has BP been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about BP stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BP earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the oil and gas exploration company an impact score of 46.79 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for BP. Who are BP's major shareholders? BP's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.61%), FMR LLC (0.48%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.29%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.27%), Morgan Stanley (0.24%) and Sanders Capital LLC (0.19%). Which major investors are selling BP stock? BP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sound Shore Management Inc. CT, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Brandes Investment Partners LP, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Which major investors are buying BP stock? BP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Advisors Asset Management Inc., Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. Ltd. and Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec. How do I buy shares of BP? Shares of BP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is BP's stock price today? One share of BP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.46. How big of a company is BP? BP has a market capitalization of $139.38 billion and generates $244.58 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas exploration company earns $3.39 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.88 on an earnings per share basis. BP employs 69,700 workers across the globe. How can I contact BP? BP's mailing address is 1 ST JAMES`S SQUARE, LONDON X0, SW1Y 4PD. The oil and gas exploration company can be reached via phone at 44-20-7496-4000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for BP (NYSE BP)Community Ranking: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 710 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 598 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,308MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BP and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 8/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Do Tariffs Work?