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BP Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:BP)

+0.51 (+1.33 %)
(As of 10/22/2019 12:50 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $38.78
50-Day Range
MA: $37.73
52-Week Range
Now: $38.78
Volume5.49 million shs
Average Volume6.19 million shs
Market Capitalization$131.69 billion
P/E Ratio10.21
Dividend Yield6.51%
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). Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Petroleum refining



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$303.74 billion
Cash Flow$8.72 per share
Book Value$30.38 per share


Net Income$9.38 billion


Outstanding Shares3,395,550,000
Market Cap$131.69 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2019 (Confirmed)

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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 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.615 per share on Friday, June 21st. This represents a $2.46 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.33%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 9th. View BP's Dividend History.

How were BP's earnings last quarter?

BP plc (NYSE:BP) released its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 30th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.83 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.05. The oil and gas exploration company had revenue of $73.75 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $79.79 billion. BP had a net margin of 2.97% and a return on equity of 12.12%. View BP's Earnings History.

When is BP's next earnings date?

BP is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for BP.

How can I listen to BP's earnings call?

BP will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 29th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for BP?

12 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for BP's stock. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $53.00. On average, they expect BP's share price to reach $45.66 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BP.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BP?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BP in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for BP.

Has BP been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about BP stock has been trending very positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BP earned a news impact score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the oil and gas exploration company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for BP.

Are investors shorting BP?

BP saw a drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,100,000 shares, a drop of 38.2% from the August 30th total of 5,020,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 7,560,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.4 days. Currently, 0.1% of the shares of the company are sold short. View BP's Current Options Chain.

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), Verizon Communications (VZ), Bank of America (BAC), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Chevron (CVX).

Who are BP's key executives?

BP's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert Warren Dudley, Group CEO & Exec. Director (Age 64)
  • Dr. Brian Gilvary, Group CFO & Exec. Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. David Eyton, Group Head of Technology (Age 58)
  • Dr. Angela R. E. Strank, Chief Scientist & Head of Technology - Downstream (Age 66)
  • 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 Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.04%), Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA (0.01%), Community Trust & Investment Co. (0.01%), Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. (0.01%), Edge Wealth Management LLC (0.01%) and Stephens Inc. AR (0.01%).

Which major investors are selling BP stock?

BP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., Greylin Investment Mangement Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Global Trust Asset Management LLC, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Moody National Bank Trust Division, Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA and Atlantic Union Bankshares Corp.

Which major investors are buying BP stock?

BP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Viking Fund Management LLC, Edge Wealth Management LLC, Stephens Inc. AR, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Rothschild Investment Corp IL, Iowa State Bank and WESPAC Advisors SoCal LLC.

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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is BP's stock price today?

One share of BP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.84.

How big of a company is BP?

BP has a market capitalization of $131.88 billion and generates $303.74 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas exploration company earns $9.38 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.80 on an earnings per share basis. BP employs 73,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About BP.

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:  919 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  793 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,712
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 10/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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