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BP Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.21 (-4.75 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $24.26
50-Day Range
MA: $21.96
52-Week Range
Now: $24.26
Volume24.06 million shs
Average Volume13.95 million shs
Market Capitalization$81.91 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.11%
BP PLC engages in the energy business worldwide. It operates through three segments: Upstream, Downstream, and Rosneft. The Upstream segment is involved in the oil and natural gas exploration, and 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 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 fuels; 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 3,000 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 wind sites. BP PLC was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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Overall MarketRank

2.11 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

30th out of 53 stocks

Petroleum Refining Industry

4th out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Petroleum refining



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$282.62 billion
Cash Flow$8.22 per share
Book Value$29.85 per share


Net Income$4.03 billion


Outstanding Shares3,376,480,000
Market Cap$81.91 billion
Next Earnings Date2/2/2021 (Estimated)
-1.21 (-4.75 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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BP (NYSE:BP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has BP's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

BP's stock was trading at $24.66 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BP stock has decreased by 1.6% and is now trading at $24.26.
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Is BP a buy right now?

23 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BP in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" BP stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than BP?

Wall Street analysts have given BP a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but BP wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is BP's next earnings date?

BP is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 2nd 2021.
View our earnings forecast for BP

How were BP's earnings last quarter?

BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) released its earnings results on Sunday, November, 1st. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.07. The oil and gas exploration company had revenue of $44.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $45.84 billion. BP had a negative net margin of 10.45% and a negative return on equity of 3.64%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 36.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.11 earnings per share.
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How often does BP pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BP?

BP announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 6th will be given a dividend of $0.315 per share on Friday, December 18th. This represents a $1.26 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.19%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 5th. This is a positive change from BP's previous quarterly dividend of $0.31.
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Is BP a good dividend stock?

BP pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.11%. BP has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of BP is 42.03%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, BP will have a dividend payout ratio of 68.89% next year. This indicates that BP will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for BP?

23 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for BP's stock. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $31.00. On average, they anticipate BP's stock price to reach $26.88 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.8% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting BP?

BP saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 7,630,000 shares, an increase of 17.6% from the December 15th total of 6,490,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 17,130,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.4 days. Approximately 0.2% of the company's stock are short sold.
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Who are some of BP's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of BP own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other BP investors own include AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ), Bank of America (BAC), Intel (INTC), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and AbbVie (ABBV).

Who are BP's key executives?

BP's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Bernard Looney, Group Chief Exec. Officer & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Murray Auchincloss, Exec. VP of Fin., CFO & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Gordon Birrell, Exec. Vice-Pres of Production & Operations (Age 57)
  • Mr. Craig Marshall, Group Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Eric Nitcher, Exec. VP of Legal (Age 57)
  • Mr. Rahul Saxena, Group Ethics & Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Geoff Morrell, Group Head of Communications & External Affairs (Age 51)
  • Mr. Geoff Morell, Exec. VP of Communications & Advocacy
  • Mr. Marco Ryan, Sr. VP of Digital Customers & Markets
  • Ms. Kerry Dryburgh, Exec. VP of People & Culture

What is BP's stock symbol?

BP trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BP."

Who are BP's major shareholders?

BP's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.01%), Parkside Investments LLC (0.00%), Stolper Co (0.00%), Butensky & Cohen Financial Security Inc. (0.00%), M&R Capital Management Inc. (0.00%) and Woodstock Corp (0.00%).

Which institutional investors are selling BP stock?

BP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sowell Financial Services LLC, M&R Capital Management Inc., Park National Corp OH, Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL, Woodstock Corp, Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC, Creative Financial Designs Inc. ADV, and Carroll Financial Associates Inc..

Which institutional investors are buying BP stock?

BP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Parkside Investments LLC, Stolper Co, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, ELM Advisors LLC, and Butensky & Cohen Financial Security 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is BP's stock price today?

One share of BP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.26.

How big of a company is BP?

BP has a market capitalization of $81.91 billion and generates $282.62 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas exploration company earns $4.03 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.95 on an earnings per share basis. BP employs 70,100 workers across the globe.

What is BP's official website?

The official website for BP is 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 44-0-20-7496-5311 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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