BP p.l.c. Company Profile (NYSE:BP)

About BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)

BP p.l.c. 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: Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:BP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.bp.com
  • Market Cap: $127.14 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 3,281,102,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $37.31
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $35.71
  • 52 Week Range: $32.53 - $39.48
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 33.81
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.38
  • P/E Growth: 0.25
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $209.85 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.61
  • Book Value: $29.50 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.31
  • Annual Dividend: $2.38
  • Dividend Yield: 6.1%
  • EBITDA: $19.97 billion
  • Net Margins: 1.74%
  • Return on Equity: 3.64%
  • Return on Assets: 1.34%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.56%
  • Current Ratio: 1.18%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.88%
  • Average Volume: 4.49 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.95
  • Short Ratio: 2.57

Frequently Asked Questions for BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)

What is BP p.l.c.'s stock symbol?

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

How often does BP p.l.c. pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BP p.l.c.?

BP p.l.c. announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 1st. Investors of record on Friday, August 11th will be given a dividend of $0.595 per share on Friday, September 22nd. This represents a $2.38 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.14%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 9th. View BP p.l.c.'s Dividend History.

How were BP p.l.c.'s earnings last quarter?

BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.39 by $0.18. The company had revenue of $56.51 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $56.09 billion. BP p.l.c. had a net margin of 1.74% and a return on equity of 3.64%. BP p.l.c.'s revenue for the quarter was up 21.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.23 EPS. View BP p.l.c.'s Earnings History.

When will BP p.l.c. make its next earnings announcement?

BP p.l.c. is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for BP p.l.c..

Where is BP p.l.c.'s stock going? Where will BP p.l.c.'s stock price be in 2017?

19 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for BP p.l.c.'s stock. Their predictions range from $30.66 to $42.00. On average, they expect BP p.l.c.'s stock price to reach $36.58 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for BP p.l.c..

Who are some of BP p.l.c.'s key competitors?

Who are BP p.l.c.'s key executives?

BP p.l.c.'s management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert W. Dudley, Group Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Lamar McKay, Deputy Group Chief Executive
  • Brian Gilvary, Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Tufan Erginbilgic, Chief Executive - Downstream
  • Bernard Looney, Chief Executive - Upstream
  • Helmut Schuster, Executive Vice President, Group Human Resources Director
  • Bob Fryar, Executive Vice President - Safety and Operational risk
  • Andy Hopwood, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Strategy and Regions, Upstream
  • Dev Sanyal, Executive Vice President - Regions, Chief Executive - Alternative Energy
  • Eric Leslie Nitcher, Group General Counsel

Who owns BP p.l.c. stock?

BP p.l.c.'s stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Park National Corp OH (0.00%), Bridges Investment Counsel Inc. (0.00%) and Indiana Trust & Investment Management CO (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for BP p.l.c..

Who sold BP p.l.c. stock? Who is selling BP p.l.c. stock?

BP p.l.c.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bridges Investment Counsel Inc. and Indiana Trust & Investment Management CO. View Insider Buying and Selling for BP p.l.c..

Who bought BP p.l.c. stock? Who is buying BP p.l.c. stock?

BP p.l.c.'s stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Park National Corp OH. View Insider Buying and Selling for BP p.l.c..

How do I buy BP p.l.c. stock?

Shares of BP p.l.c. 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 p.l.c.'s stock price today?

One share of BP p.l.c. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.75.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BP p.l.c. (NYSE BP)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  553 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  468 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,021
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BP p.l.c. 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 p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.47)
Consensus Price Target: $36.58 (5.61% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)
Price Target History for BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)
Analysts' Ratings History for BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/3/2017Kepler Capital MarketsUpgradeReduce -> HoldLowView Rating Details
9/28/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$39.00LowView Rating Details
9/18/2017BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformLowView Rating Details
8/29/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetHold$36.00LowView Rating Details
8/1/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetBuy$37.00LowView Rating Details
7/26/2017Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy -> Hold$35.04 -> $34.90LowView Rating Details
6/30/2017Bank of America CorporationDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
6/21/2017MacquarieDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
6/12/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightLowView Rating Details
6/12/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
6/1/2017ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$36.00 -> $41.00LowView Rating Details
4/19/2017SimmonsBoost Price TargetNeutral$34.00 -> $35.00LowView Rating Details
4/19/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$38.88 -> $30.66MediumView Rating Details
4/4/2017Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHold -> BuyLowView Rating Details
2/22/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingHold$34.70N/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 GroupUpgradeNeutral -> 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
3/18/2016NomuraInitiated CoverageNeutral$31.54 -> $34.05N/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
(Data available from 10/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)
Earnings by Quarter for BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)
Earnings History by Quarter for BP p.l.c. (NYSE BP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/31/2017$0.37N/AView Earnings Details
8/1/20176/30/2017$0.39$0.21$56.09 billion$56.51 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
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 p.l.c. (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 p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)
Most Recent Dividend:9/22/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.38
Dividend Yield:6.14%
Dividend Growth:2.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:206.96% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
138.37% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
106.73% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)

Dividend History by Quarter for BP p.l.c. (NYSE BP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


Headline Trends for BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)
Latest Headlines for BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)
finance.yahoo.com logoMarathon (MPC) to Test Shipper Interest on Reversed Capline
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 5:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. (BP) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 19 at 2:54 PM
marketbeat.com logoCompany seeks to build island off Alaska for Arctic drilling
marketbeat.com - October 19 at 2:43 PM
marketbeat.com logoBP chairman who presided over Gulf spill crisis to retire
marketbeat.com - October 19 at 11:09 AM
marketbeat.com logoOil company BP says its chairman, Carl-Henric Svanberg, has told the board he will retire
marketbeat.com - October 19 at 10:47 AM
marketbeat.com logoOil company proposes Arctic drilling from artificial island
marketbeat.com - October 19 at 3:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIraq calls on BP to 'quickly' develop disputed oilfields after seizing areas of Kirkuk
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 6:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIraq wants to bring back BP after regaining control of Kirkuk oil
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 6:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBig Oil To Bet On Petrochemicals As Demand Peak Looms
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 10:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Natural Gas Market Is Set To Boom
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 10:34 PM
bloomberg.com logoGulf of Mexico Oil Spill May Be Largest Since 2010 BP Disaster - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - October 16 at 5:25 PM
News IconBP Midstream Partners seeks to raise up to $893 mln in IPO - Business Insider
www.businessinsider.com - October 16 at 5:25 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 5:21 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 5:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoOil Prices Spike On Middle East Tensions
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 5:21 PM
bizjournals.com logoGlobal Small Scale LNG (SSLNG) Market - Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2012 - 2026
www.bizjournals.com - October 12 at 5:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMajor Oil Scares Off Short Sellers
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 6:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMidcap Bank Earnings Begin: A Spooky Friday the 13th?
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 6:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing BP p.l.c. (BP) and Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 11 at 6:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP plc (BP) Downgraded to "Buy" at Vetr Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 11 at 12:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAssessing the Beta Levels of Integrated Energy Stocks
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 5:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPrivate aviation startup Wheels Up secures $117.5 million in funding
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 5:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. (BP) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.37 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 7 at 10:22 PM
zacks.com logoOil Majors Face Lawsuits on Climate Change Issues
www.zacks.com - October 6 at 4:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnergy Stocks’ Dividends in 4Q17: Could They Rise?
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 4:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting American Midstream Partners, (AMID) and BP p.l.c. (BP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 6 at 8:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNate Forces BP, Others to Evacuate Offshore Oil Platforms
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 1:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Rising Stock Prices Have Impacted BP’s Valuations
finance.yahoo.com - October 4 at 12:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHas the Correlation of BP Stock with WTI Strengthened?
finance.yahoo.com - October 4 at 12:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. (BP) Rating Increased to Hold at Kepler Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 3 at 10:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDrillers Decline Trump’s Marine Sanctuary Offer
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 11:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThis Giant Oil Trader Sees Upside For Oil Prices
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 11:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoU.S. Oil Prices Are Still Struggling To Stay Above This Level
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 1:25 PM
nasdaq.com logoBP Crosses Above Average Analyst Target
www.nasdaq.com - September 29 at 7:23 PM
prnewswire.com logoToday's Research Report Coverage on Oil & Gas Stocks -- Encana, Exxon Mobil, BP PLC, and Chevron - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - September 29 at 2:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPiper Jaffray Companies Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for BP p.l.c. (BP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 28 at 10:14 PM
nasdaq.com logoBP's Marketing Unit Commences Natural Gas Supply in Mexico - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 28 at 1:18 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBP Ventures Invests In Victor Private Jet Marketplace - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 28 at 1:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTarga Resources Partners (NGLS) vs. BP p.l.c. (BP) Financial Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 8:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoExpect A Flurry Of Oil Deals In This Asian Nation
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 3:40 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBP restores power at Thunder Horse platform - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 21 at 11:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs Natural Gas a Bridge Between Fossil Fuels & Renewables?
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 11:33 AM
seekingalpha.com logoBP: Buy It On Sale - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 20 at 10:30 PM
marketwatch.com logoSan Francisco and Oakland sue top five oil and gas companies over costs of climate change
www.marketwatch.com - September 20 at 5:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoShell to Expand Presence in Asia and Alternative Fuel Market
finance.yahoo.com - September 20 at 5:28 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 4:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoOil & Gas Stock Roundup: BP's Contract Renewal, SDRL's Bankruptcy, REN's Asset Sale
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 4:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBMO Capital Markets Upgrades BP p.l.c. (BP) to Outperform
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 11:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina To Dictate Energy Growth In Coming Years
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 10:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBP: Boring is Beautiful
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 5:04 PM



BP p.l.c. (BP) Chart for Thursday, October, 19, 2017

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