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

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$38.66 -0.63 (-1.60 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$38.66
Today's Range$38.54 - $39.30
52-Week Range$36.15 - $47.83
Volume6.39 million shs
Average Volume7.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$129.24 billion
P/E Ratio20.56
Dividend Yield6.31%
Beta0.83
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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorOils/Energy
Current SymbolNYSE:BP
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-20-7496-4000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.53
Current Ratio1.22
Quick Ratio0.91

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio20.56
Forward P/E Ratio10.68
P/E Growth1.04

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$244.58 billion
Price / Sales0.53
Cash Flow$6.5748 per share
Price / Cash Flow5.88
Book Value$30.34 per share
Price / Book1.27

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.88
Net Income$3.39 billion
Net Margins2.91%
Return on Equity11.14%
Return on Assets4.09%

Miscellaneous

Employees69,700
Outstanding Shares3,343,080,000
Market Cap$129.24 billion
OptionableOptionable

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, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.615 per share on Friday, December 21st. This represents a $2.46 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 8th. View BP's Dividend History.

How were BP's earnings last quarter?

BP plc (NYSE:BP) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $1.15 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.29. The oil and gas exploration company earned $79.47 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $75.31 billion. BP had a return on equity of 11.14% and a net margin of 2.91%. BP's revenue for the quarter was up 32.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.09 EPS. View BP's Earnings History.

When is BP's next earnings date?

BP is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for BP.

What price target have analysts set for BP?

13 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for BP's stock. Their forecasts range from $40.10 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate BP's share price to reach $56.42 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 45.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BP.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BP?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BP in the last year. There are currently 2 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.

Has BP been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about BP stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. BP earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the oil and gas exploration company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (0.64%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.59%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.36%), Morgan Stanley (0.25%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.22%) 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 Credit Suisse AG, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Deutsche Bank AG, Capital Growth Management LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company.

Which major investors are buying BP stock?

BP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Reaves W H & Co. Inc. and Hsbc Holdings PLC.

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 $38.66.

How big of a company is BP?

BP has a market capitalization of $129.24 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:  771 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  651 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,422
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 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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