NYSE:BP - BP Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$44.35 -0.35 (-0.78 %)
(As of 10/18/2018 09:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$44.70
Today's Range$44.06 - $44.67
52-Week Range$36.15 - $47.83
Volume4.35 million shs
Average Volume6.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$153.32 billion
P/E Ratio23.59
Dividend Yield5.48%
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Petroleum refining


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.49
Current Ratio1.10
Quick Ratio0.80


Trailing P/E Ratio23.59
Forward P/E Ratio13.04
P/E Growth3.39

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$244.58 billion
Price / Sales0.60
Cash Flow$6.3267 per share
Price / Cash7.01
Book Value$30.34 per share
Price / Book1.46


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.88
Net Income$3.39 billion
Net Margins2.55%
Return on Equity9.28%
Return on Assets3.41%


Outstanding Shares3,325,790,000
Market Cap$153.32 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 21st. Investors of record on Friday, September 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.615 per share on Friday, September 21st. This represents a $2.46 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.55%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 21st. View BP's Dividend History.

How were BP's earnings last quarter?

BP plc (NYSE:BP) issued 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 Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.85. The oil and gas exploration company had revenue of $75.44 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $82.25 billion. BP had a return on equity of 9.28% and a net margin of 2.55%. The company's revenue was up 33.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period 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?

14 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for BP's stock. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate BP's share price to reach $52.7286 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BP.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BP?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BP in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 9 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?

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 Technology
  • Dr. Angela R. E. Strank, Chief Scientist & Head of Technology - Downstream (Age 65)
  • Mr. Craig Marshall, Group Head of Investor Relations

Who are BP's major shareholders?

BP's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Aperio Group LLC (0.03%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.02%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.02%), Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA (0.02%), Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.01%) and BB&T Corp (0.01%).

Which institutional investors are selling BP stock?

BP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., World Asset Management Inc, Gradient Investments LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Cibc Bank USA, Murphy Capital Management Inc. and Murphy Middleton Hinkle & Parker Inc..

Which institutional investors are buying BP stock?

BP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Foundry Partners LLC, Union Bankshares Corp, First American Bank, Kempner Capital Management Inc., Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA, Patten & Patten Inc. TN, First Hawaiian Bank and Private Asset Management Inc..

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 $44.35.

How big of a company is BP?

BP has a market capitalization of $153.32 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.

What is BP's official website?

The official website for BP is http://www.bp.com.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  740 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  625 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,365
MarketBeat'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 10/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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