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NYSE:BP - BP Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.18 (-0.50 %)
(As of 02/18/2020 01:16 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $36.00
50-Day Range
MA: $37.70
52-Week Range
Now: $36.00
Volume8.80 million shs
Average Volume9.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$122.24 billion
P/E Ratio30.00
Dividend Yield6.94%
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$282.62 billion
Cash Flow$8.37 per share
Book Value$29.66 per share


Net Income$4.03 billion


Outstanding Shares3,395,550,000
Market Cap$122.24 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)

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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, February 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.63 per share on Friday, March 27th. This represents a $2.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.00%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 13th. This is a positive change from BP's previous quarterly dividend of $0.61. View BP's Dividend History.

How were BP's earnings last quarter?

BP plc (NYSE:BP) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 4th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.11. The oil and gas exploration company earned $71.11 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $67.44 billion. BP had a net margin of 1.42% and a return on equity of 9.80%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 6.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.04 earnings per share. View BP's Earnings History.

When is BP's next earnings date?

BP is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for BP.

What price target have analysts set for BP?

13 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for BP's stock. Their forecasts range from $41.06 to $53.00. On average, they anticipate BP's stock price to reach $47.05 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BP.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BP?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BP in the last year. There are currently 3 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?

Headlines about BP stock have been trending very negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BP earned a coverage optimism score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the oil and gas exploration company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely 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 decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,250,000 shares, a decrease of 22.4% from the January 15th total of 4,190,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 7,590,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.4 days. Currently, 0.1% of the company's shares 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), Pfizer (PFE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Chevron (CVX), AbbVie (ABBV) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (0.80%), FMR LLC (0.52%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.50%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.35%), Sanders Capital LLC (0.23%) and Raymond James & Associates (0.15%).

Which major investors are selling BP stock?

BP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Jennison Associates LLC, State Street Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Raymond James & Associates.

Which major investors are buying BP stock?

BP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sanders Capital LLC, Captrust Financial Advisors, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Credit Suisse AG, SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, OLD Republic International Corp and First Republic Investment Management Inc..

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 $36.00.

How big of a company is BP?

BP has a market capitalization of $122.24 billion and generates $282.62 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas exploration company earns $4.03 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.95 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:  1,044 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  885 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,929
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 2/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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