BP plc Company Profile (NYSE:BP)

About BP plc

BP plc logoBP p.l.c. is an integrated oil and gas company. The Company owns an interest in OJSC Oil Company Rosneft (Rosneft), an oil and gas company. The Company's segments include Upstream, Downstream, Rosneft, and Other businesses and corporate. The Upstream segment is engaged in oil and natural gas exploration, field development and production, as well as midstream transportation, storage and processing. The Downstream segment has global manufacturing and marketing operations. The Rosneft segment has a resource base of hydrocarbons onshore and offshore. The Other businesses and corporate segment comprises the biofuels and wind businesses, shipping and treasury functions, and corporate activities around the world. The Company provides its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to keep engines moving and the petrochemicals products used to make everyday items as diverse as paints, clothes and packaging.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Major Integrated Oil & Gas
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BP
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $33.86
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $35.75
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $35.17
  • 52-Week Range: $3,239,831,000.00 - $28.67
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 930.56
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.19
  • P/E Growth: 0.16
  • Market Cap: $108.53B
  • Outstanding Shares: 3,239,831,000
  • Beta: 1.12
  • Net Margins: 0.06%
  • Return on Equity: 2.71%
  • Return on Assets: 0.99%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.53%
  • Current Ratio: 1.16%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.86%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BP plc (NYSE:BP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 12 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.65)
Consensus Price Target: $36.08 (7.70% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BP plc (NYSE:BP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/22/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingHold$34.70View Rating Details
2/22/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/30/2017Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold -> Buy$27.01 -> $35.89View Rating Details
1/19/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/18/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$37.50View Rating Details
1/11/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
12/15/2016Howard WeilDowngradeFocus List -> Outperform$42.00View Rating Details
12/1/2016Independent Research GmbHUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
11/30/2016Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$33.50 -> $35.50View Rating Details
11/28/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
10/11/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
10/6/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/11/2016Collins StewartReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/21/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/27/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/25/2016SimmonsBoost Price Target$30.00View Rating Details
3/18/2016NomuraInitiated CoverageNeutral$31.54 -> $34.05View Rating Details
3/10/2016Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
12/15/2015ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform -> Focus Stock$42.00View Rating Details
11/27/2015ArgusLower Price TargetBuy$42.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details
11/11/2015Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$45.00View Rating Details
11/3/2015Evercore ISIUpgradeHold -> Buy$43.00View Rating Details
10/6/2015Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
9/22/2015MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
9/15/2015Liberum CapitalUpgradeBuyView Rating Details
9/11/2015Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
9/4/2015Bank of America CorpDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$32.41 -> $30.53View Rating Details
8/6/2015Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$43.00 -> $42.00View Rating Details
7/3/2015Oddo SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
7/3/2015InvestecReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/19/2015Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
3/3/2015Tudor PickeringDowngradeAccumulate -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for BP plc (NYSE:BP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/7/2017Q416$0.16$0.13$54.70 billion$51.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$0.25$0.30$50.51 billion$48.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q216$0.28$0.23$50.22 billion$46.44 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q116($0.17)$0.17$42.99 billion$38.51 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.33$0.60$46.76 billion$54.73 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$0.55$0.43$50.49 billion$60.65 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q1$0.24$0.85$51.93 billion$54.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q314$0.51$0.74$93.70 million$74.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q3$0.92$0.99$94.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$1.12$1.18$94.71 billion$96.96 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2014$0.18$1.05$91.50 billion$91.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q413$0.89$0.90$62.13 billion$93.72 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$1.00$1.17$61.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q213$1.13$1.32$62.35 billion$94.71 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q113$1.10$1.32$93.58 billion$94.11 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2013Q412$0.18$1.25$96.34 million$98.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2012Q312$1.29$0.27$88.89 billion$90.59 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.24$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.27$1.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2012$0.26$2.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$0.26$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$1.82$1.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2011$1.60$1.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for BP plc (NYSE:BP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.25 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.54 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.25$0.28$0.27
Q2 20164$0.25$0.30$0.28
Q3 20164$0.18$0.37$0.27
Q4 20164$0.18$0.27$0.21
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for BP plc (NYSE:BP)
Annual Dividend:$2.38
Dividend Yield:7.10%
Dividend Growth:2.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:11,905.95% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
105.78% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
93.70% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for BP plc (NYSE:BP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BP plc (NYSE:BP)
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What is BP plc's stock symbol?

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

How often does BP plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BP plc?

BP plc announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 7th. Investors of record on Friday, February 17th will be given a dividend of $0.595 per share on Friday, March 31st. This represents a $2.38 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.10%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 15th.

Where is BP plc's stock going? Where will BP plc's stock price be in 2017?

17 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for BP plc's stock. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $42.00. On average, they anticipate BP plc's stock price to reach $36.08 in the next twelve months.

Who owns BP plc stock?

BP plc's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.12%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.03%), Willis Investment Counsel (0.02%), Comerica Bank (0.01%), Baird Financial Group Inc. (0.01%) and Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc. (0.01%).

Who sold BP plc stock? Who is selling BP plc stock?

BP plc's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Gabelli Funds LLC, Veritas Investment Management UK Ltd, Bluestein R H & Co., Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC, Wall Street Access Asset Management LLC, Oarsman Capital Inc. and Wrapmanager Inc..

Who bought BP plc stock? Who is buying BP plc stock?

BP plc's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., AE Wealth Management LLC, Comerica Bank, SNS Financial Group LLC, Willis Investment Counsel, Baird Financial Group Inc., Aveo Capital Partners LLC and Miles Capital Inc..

How do I buy BP plc stock?

Shares of BP plc can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of BP plc stock cost?

One share of BP plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.50.

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Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff