BP plc Company Profile (NYSE:BP)

About BP plc (NYSE:BP)

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
  • Symbol: NYSE:BP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.bp.com
  • Market Cap: $119.33 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 3,277,421,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $35.28
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $35.21
  • 52 Week Range: $30.66 - $38.68
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 54.18
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.36
  • P/E Growth: 0.22
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $199.71 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.60
  • Book Value: $29.79 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.22
  • Annual Dividend: $2.38
  • Dividend Yield: 6.6%
  • EBIDTA: $19.73 billion
  • 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%
  • Average Volume: 6.45 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.12
  • Short Ratio: 1.85

Frequently Asked Questions for BP plc (NYSE:BP)

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 12th will be given a dividend of $0.595 per share on Friday, June 23rd. This represents a $2.38 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 10th. View BP plc's Dividend History.

How were BP plc's earnings last quarter?

BP plc (NYSE:BP) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 2nd. The company reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $55.86 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $59.87 billion. BP plc had a net margin of 0.06% and a return on equity of 2.71%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 45.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.17 earnings per share. View BP plc's Earnings History.

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

16 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for BP plc's stock. Their forecasts range from $30.66 to $42.00. On average, they expect BP plc's stock price to reach $35.97 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for BP plc.

Are investors shorting BP plc?

BP plc saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 20,719,851 shares, an increase of 18.4% from the April 28th total of 17,502,813 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,364,587 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 0.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold.

Who are some of BP plc's key competitors?

Who are BP plc's key executives?

BP plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert W. Dudley, Group Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Brian Gilvary, Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Tufan Erginbilgic, Chief Executive - Downstream
  • Lamar McKay, Chief Executive - Upstream
  • Helmut Schuster, Executive Vice President, Group Human Resources Director
  • Bob Fryar, Executive Vice President - Safety and Operational risk
  • Katrina Landis, Executive Vice President - Corporate Business Activities
  • Dev Sanyal, Executive Vice President - Strategy and Regions
  • Rupert Bondy, Group General Counsel
  • Andy Hopwood, Chief Operating Officer, Strategy and Regions, Upstream

Who owns BP plc stock?

BP plc's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (1.17%), State Street Corp (0.95%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.63%), BlackRock Inc. (0.36%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.28%) and Wellington Management Group LLP (0.26%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for BP plc.

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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Seminole Management Co. Inc., FMR LLC, Nationwide Fund Advisors and James Investment Research Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for BP plc.

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 BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, State Street Corp, Karp Capital Management Corp, Global Financial Private Capital LLC, Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Sound Shore Management Inc. CT. View Insider Buying and Selling for BP plc.

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.

What is BP plc's stock price today?

One share of BP plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.41.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BP plc (NYSE BP)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  472 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  370 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  842
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BP plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BP plc (NYSE:BP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 12 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $35.97 (1.21% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BP plc (NYSE:BP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/17/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetHold$36.00LowView Rating Details
4/19/2017SimmonsBoost Price TargetNeutral$34.00 -> $35.00LowView Rating Details
4/19/2017Citigroup IncDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$38.88 -> $30.66MediumView Rating Details
4/13/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyMediumView Rating Details
4/4/2017Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHold -> BuyLowView Rating Details
3/27/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuy$38.00LowView Rating Details
2/22/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingHold$34.70N/AView Rating Details
1/30/2017Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold -> Buy$27.01 -> $35.89N/AView Rating Details
1/11/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
12/15/2016Howard WeilDowngradeFocus List -> Outperform$42.00N/AView Rating Details
12/1/2016Independent Research GmbHUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
11/30/2016Credit Suisse Group AGUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$33.50 -> $35.50N/AView Rating Details
10/11/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
10/6/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
9/11/2016Collins StewartReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
7/21/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
4/27/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
3/18/2016NomuraInitiated CoverageNeutral$31.54 -> $34.05N/AView Rating Details
3/10/2016Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
11/27/2015ArgusLower Price TargetBuy$42.00 -> $41.00N/AView Rating Details
11/11/2015Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$45.00N/AView Rating Details
11/3/2015Evercore ISIUpgradeHold -> Buy$43.00N/AView Rating Details
10/6/2015Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
9/22/2015MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
9/15/2015Liberum CapitalUpgradeBuyN/AView Rating Details
9/11/2015Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
9/4/2015Bank of America CorpDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$32.41 -> $30.53N/AView Rating Details
8/6/2015Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$43.00 -> $42.00N/AView Rating Details
7/3/2015Oddo SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
7/3/2015InvestecReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
6/19/2015Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 forward)


Earnings History for BP plc (NYSE:BP)
Earnings by Quarter for BP plc (NYSE:BP)
Earnings History by Quarter for BP plc (NYSE BP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/2/20173/31/2017$0.38$0.46$59.87 billion$55.86 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2017Q416$0.16$0.13$54.70 billion$51.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$0.22$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
2/2/2016Q4 2015$0.12$0.06$14.96 billion$49.23 billionViewN/AView 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$0.82$0.74$93.70 million$74.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q3$0.92$0.99$94.01 billion$94.77 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$1.15$1.18$94.71 billion$96.96 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q1 2014$1.10$1.04$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)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for BP plc (NYSE:BP)
Next Dividend:6/23/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.38
Dividend Yield:6.54%
Dividend Growth:2.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:11,905.95% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
132.96% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
100.42% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for BP plc (NYSE:BP)

Dividend History by Quarter 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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Headline Trends for BP plc (NYSE:BP)
Latest Headlines for BP plc (NYSE:BP)
fool.co.uk logoWhy I can see BP plc soaring past 500p
www.fool.co.uk - May 25 at 5:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoShort Sellers Hike Bets on Major Oil Stocks
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 5:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIntegrated Energy Companies’ 1Q17 Natural Gas Exposures
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 5:09 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBP Steadily Moving Toward 4 Million BPD Production - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - May 23 at 4:04 PM
investorplace.com logoIs BP plc (ADR) (BP) Stock Actually Beating the Competition? - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - May 23 at 4:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStock Market News for May 23, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 12:51 PM
investorplace.com logoIs BP plc (ADR) (BP) Stock Actually Beating the Competition?
investorplace.com - May 23 at 11:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBP: New Projects Will Pump Out Growth and a 6.6% Dividend Yield
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 3:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoToday's Stunted Oil Prices Could Cause Oil Price Shock In 2020
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 12:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP plc (BP) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 10:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCould BP’s Leverage Position Improve?
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 3:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs BP’s Cash Flow Slated for Growth?
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 3:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for BP plc Raised by Jefferies Group (BP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 8:20 AM
bloomberg.com logoBP Resolves Pay Dispute After Cutting CEO Dudley's Compensation - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - May 18 at 11:35 AM
seekingalpha.com logoBP: Better Days Coming Soon - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - May 18 at 11:35 AM
nasdaq.com logoBP Plc (BP) Projects Significant Production Growth by 2020 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 18 at 11:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group LLC Analysts Give BP plc (BP) a $36.00 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 9:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoL1's Lord Browne on OPEC, Russia and Trump Administration
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 4:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBP’s Upstream Projects Pipeline: Ready to Spur Production Growth
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 11:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMajority of Analysts Rate BP a ‘Hold’: Will That Improve?
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 11:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to BP Plc : May 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 4:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in BP plc (BP) Rises By 35.4%
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 9:14 AM
theglobeandmail.com logoBP accuses former oil analyst of stealing trade secrets - The Globe and Mail
www.theglobeandmail.com - May 13 at 4:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP plc Target of Unusually High Options Trading (BP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 7:10 AM
seekingalpha.com logoHow Safe Is BP's Massive 7% Dividend? - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - May 11 at 4:34 PM
seekingalpha.com logoTake Note Of BP - Seeking Alpha
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finance.yahoo.com logoBP Plc : BP-US: Dividend Analysis : May 12th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 4:34 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBP begins production at two new Egypt gas fields - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - May 10 at 9:13 PM
seekingalpha.com logoIs BP A Strong Buy? - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - May 10 at 9:13 PM
wsj.com logoBP Begins Gas Production from Egypt’s Taurus, Libra Fields Ahead of Schedule
www.wsj.com - May 10 at 4:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoShort Sellers Cannot Make Up Their Minds on Major Oil
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 4:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] BP Begins Gas Production from Egypt Fields Ahead of Schedule
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 4:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Integrated Energy Stocks’ Moving Averages Are Changing in 2Q
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 4:12 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 8:40 AM
marketbeat.com logo$45M settlement between BP, Louisiana parish over oil spill
marketbeat.com - May 9 at 4:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMoody's: Annual US state debt medians remain flat for fourth consecutive year
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 3:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Much Oil Is Left In The Earth?
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 3:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoU.S. vs Euro Oil Majors: Who's Outperforming?
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 10:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Venezuela Ruined Its Oil Industry
finance.yahoo.com - May 7 at 9:15 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoA Sticky Situation: 5 Weirdest Spills Ever, From Pepsi In Russia To An Exploding Sperm Whale
feeds.benzinga.com - May 7 at 12:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to BP Plc : May 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 4:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBP Plc :BP-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 4:07 PM
News IconBRIEF-BP Q1 underlying replacement cost profit rises to $1.5 bln
www.businessinsider.com - May 3 at 9:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP plc (bp) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.60
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 6:44 PM
msn.com logoBP Held Back by Gulf Oil-Spill Costs as Rivals Emerge From Slump
www.msn.com - May 3 at 9:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInvestors Buy High Volume of Put Options on BP plc (BP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 7:22 AM
wsj.com logoBP Swings to Profit as Oil Sector Shakes Off Woes
www.wsj.com - May 2 at 7:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBP probes the upside but cannot sustain the gains
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 7:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP plc (BP) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.07 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 6:28 PM
bloomberg.com logoEurope Stocks Rally to 2015 High as BP, Aberdeen Rise on Results ... - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - May 2 at 2:02 PM



BP plc (BP) Chart for Monday, May, 29, 2017

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