NYSE:BP - BP Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$44.69 +0.25 (+0.56 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 02:37 PM ET)
Previous Close$44.22
Today's Range$44.21 - $44.70
52-Week Range$33.90 - $47.83
Volume359,732 shs
Average Volume6.39 million shs
Market Capitalization$147.17 billion
P/E Ratio23.76
Dividend Yield5.38%
BP logoBP 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 Ratio0.52
Current Ratio1.13
Quick Ratio0.81


Trailing P/E Ratio23.76
Forward P/E Ratio13.38
P/E Growth0.43

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$244.58 billion
Price / Sales0.61
Cash Flow$6.6404 per share
Price / Cash6.73
Book Value$30.34 per share
Price / Book1.47


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.88
Net Income$3.39 billion
Net Margins1.71%
Return on Equity7.22%
Return on Assets2.67%


Outstanding Shares3,325,790,000
Market Cap$147,166.17

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 given a dividend of $0.60 per share on Friday, June 22nd. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.37%. 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.78 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.11. The oil and gas exploration company earned $68.17 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $69.40 billion. BP had a net margin of 1.71% and a return on equity of 7.22%. The firm's revenue was up 22.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.08 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, July, 31st 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 shares. Their predictions range from $34.90 to $54.00. On average, they expect BP's stock price to reach $43.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.0%. View Analyst Ratings 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 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings, 7 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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

Has BP been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about BP stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BP earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the oil and gas exploration company an impact score of 44.60 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are BP's major shareholders?

BP's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.03%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.02%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.02%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.02%), Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA (0.02%) and Edge Wealth Management LLC (0.01%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for BP.

Which institutional investors are selling BP stock?

BP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including World Asset Management Inc, Edge Wealth Management LLC, Viking Fund Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, DAVENPORT & Co LLC, Atria Investments LLC, Lourd Capital LLC and James Investment Research Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for BP.

Which institutional investors are buying BP stock?

BP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Calamos Advisors LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Foundry Partners LLC, Bristol Advisors LLC, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Park National Corp OH and First Citizens Bank & Trust Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for BP.

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 $44.66.

How big of a company is BP?

BP has a market capitalization of $147.17 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  677 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  571 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,248
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 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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