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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:BP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.bp.com
  • Market Cap: $113.43242 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 3,277,421,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $35.08
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $35.12
  • 52 Week Range: $32.50 - $38.68
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 51.93
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.78
  • P/E Growth: 0.24
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $199.71 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.57
  • Book Value: $29.79 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.17
  • Annual Dividend: $2.38
  • Dividend Yield: 6.9%
  • EBIDTA: $19.73 billion
  • Net Margins: 1.06%
  • Return on Equity: 3.72%
  • Return on Assets: 1.35%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.55%
  • Current Ratio: 1.19%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.89%
  • Average Volume: 5.53 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.94
  • Short Ratio: 2.25
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, 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 6.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 10th. View BP p.l.c.'s Dividend History.

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

BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 2nd. The company reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $55.86 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $59.87 billion. BP p.l.c. had a net margin of 1.06% and a return on equity of 3.72%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 45.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.17 EPS. View BP p.l.c.'s Earnings History.

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

20 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices 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 $36.30 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for BP p.l.c..

Are investors shorting BP p.l.c.?

BP p.l.c. saw a drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 12,701,988 shares, a drop of 25.7% from the June 15th total of 17,102,586 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,220,839 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.4 days. Currently, 0.4% of the company's stock are sold short.

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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.12%), Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. (0.07%), Aperio Group LLC (0.02%), Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. (0.01%), Bollard Group LLC (0.01%) and BB&T Corp (0.01%). 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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Rockefeller Financial Services Inc., James Investment Research Inc., Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management, Rothschild Investment Corp IL, Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co., Greenleaf Trust and Woodstock Corp. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Aperio Group LLC, Bridges Investment Counsel Inc., BB&T Corp, Park National Corp OH, Kempner Capital Management Inc., Osborn Williams & Donohoe LLC, Bollard Group LLC and Indiana Trust & Investment Management CO. 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 $34.90.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BP p.l.c. (NYSE BP)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  504 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  410 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  914
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: 3 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 12 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.45)
Consensus Price Target: $36.30 (4.00% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/26/2017Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy -> Hold$35.04 -> $34.90LowView Rating Details
7/14/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$35.90LowView Rating Details
6/30/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuy$37.00LowView Rating Details
6/30/2017Kepler Capital MarketsDowngradeHold -> ReduceLowView 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
4/27/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated 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
10/6/2015Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
9/15/2015Liberum CapitalUpgradeBuyN/AView Rating Details
9/11/2015Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
8/6/2015Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$43.00 -> $42.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/26/2015 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
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:6/23/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.38
Dividend Yield:6.82%
Dividend Growth:2.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:366.16% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
161.90% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
114.42% (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)
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Headline Trends for BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)
Latest Headlines for BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) to Announce $0.39 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 9:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFalling Chinese Demand May Be OPEC’s Biggest Dilemma
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 9:05 PM
wsj.com logoWestern Union Opens New Front in Cash-Transfer War: Gas Stations - Wall Street Journal (subscription)
www.wsj.com - July 24 at 4:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInvestors Buy Large Volume of Call Options on BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 10:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoOil Prices Slip On Falling OPEC Compliance
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 6:16 PM
marketbeat.com logoLegendary wildcatter Boone Pickens takes a Texas-sized fall
marketbeat.com - July 21 at 9:15 AM
wsj.com logoBP Said to Be Shopping Its North Sea Oil Fields - Wall Street Journal (subscription)
www.wsj.com - July 20 at 6:17 PM
seekingalpha.com logoReport: BP approaches possible buyers of North Sea assets - BP ... - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 20 at 6:17 PM
247wallst.com logoBP Pipeline Spin-off Aimed at Increased Cash Flow - 24/7 Wall St.
247wallst.com - July 19 at 5:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. (BP) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 7:06 AM
reuters.com logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 19 - Reuters
www.reuters.com - July 19 at 4:12 AM
reuters.com logoBP mulling IPO of US Midwest and Gulf Coast pipeline assets - Reuters
www.reuters.com - July 19 at 4:12 AM
seekingalpha.com logoYPF, Total, BP unit to invest $1.15B in Argentina - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 18 at 6:10 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBP considers spinning off US pipelines into MLP - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 18 at 6:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChart of the Week: BP’s Debt Level
finance.yahoo.com - July 17 at 5:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) Given Hold Rating at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 15 at 4:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Analysts Think about BP Stock
finance.yahoo.com - July 13 at 10:48 PM
reuters.com logoBP ships diesel from the US to Australia in unusual move - Reuters
www.reuters.com - July 13 at 5:46 PM
seekingalpha.com logoHow BP Views The Market As OPEC Compliance Falters - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 13 at 5:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAre Supermajors Spooked By Peak Oil Demand?
finance.yahoo.com - July 12 at 11:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. (BP) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 12:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThese 100 Companies Are Responsible for Most of the World’s Carbon Emissions
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 2:46 AM
investorplace.com logo3 Big Stock Charts for Monday: Chevron Corporation (CVX), BP plc (ADR) (BP) and Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - July 10 at 4:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. Target of Unusually High Options Trading (BP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 7:18 AM
investorplace.com logoInvestors Are Wondering If BP plc (ADR) (BP) Stock Can Survive Oil In The $30s - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - July 6 at 10:59 PM
investorplace.com logoBP plc (ADR) (BP) Stock Bets Big on Deepwater, Again | InvestorPlace - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - July 6 at 10:59 PM
nasdaq.com logoInteresting BP Put And Call Options For August 25th
www.nasdaq.com - July 6 at 5:56 PM
nasdaq.com logoBP vs. Shell – Who Has Better Assets And Operational Efficiency?
www.nasdaq.com - July 5 at 5:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAnalyzing Integrated Energy Stocks’ Forward Valuation
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 5:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInstitutional Ownership in Integrated Energy Stocks
finance.yahoo.com - July 4 at 8:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHas U.S. Shale Wrecked Its Own Recovery?
finance.yahoo.com - July 4 at 8:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoComparing Integrated Energy Stocks’ and SPY’s Performance
finance.yahoo.com - July 3 at 4:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Integrated Energy Stocks’ Moving Averages Reveal
finance.yahoo.com - July 3 at 4:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in BP p.l.c. (BP) Decreases By 14.5%
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 7:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs BP Shifting Its Focus To Natural Gas?
finance.yahoo.com - July 2 at 4:25 PM
marketwatch.com logoA.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Jupiter Insurance Limited
www.marketwatch.com - July 1 at 4:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. (BP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Scotiabank
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 4:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. (BP) Cut to Reduce at Kepler Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 1:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. (BP) Downgraded by Bank of America Corporation
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 10:56 AM
bloomberg.com logoBP Expects $750 Million Write-Off on Angola Exploration Charge - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - June 29 at 5:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Banks On Natural Gas As Oil Production Tanks
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 5:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoShort Sellers Hike Bets in Major Oil
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 4:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoOil Rebounds Despite Sour Sentiment
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 4:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFTSE 100 breaks 4-day losing streak as oil rallies
finance.yahoo.com - June 26 at 6:59 AM
marketbeat.com logoCoal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop
marketbeat.com - June 26 at 3:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. (BP) Lowered to "Underperform" at Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 25 at 9:52 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAlso downgraded at Macquarie: BP, Chevron, Shell, Eni, Whiting Petroleum - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - June 22 at 4:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFed Rate Hike Causes Oil Prices To Hit Their Lowest Level For The Year
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 11:37 AM
seekingalpha.com logoBP: Positive Progress Derailed - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - June 21 at 5:00 PM
seekingalpha.com logoWhy BP Is Still A Good Energy Play - Seeking Alpha
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BP p.l.c. (BP) Chart for Wednesday, July, 26, 2017

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