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: $112.38 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 3,289,761,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $35.06
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $34.93
  • 52 Week Range: $32.53 - $38.68
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 854.00
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.35
  • P/E Growth: 0.22
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $209.85 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.54
  • Book Value: $29.50 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.16
  • Annual Dividend: $2.38
  • Dividend Yield: 7.0%
  • EBIDTA: $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: 5.00 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.94
  • 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. declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 1st. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.97%. 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) released its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.18. The company earned $56.51 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $56.09 billion. BP p.l.c. had a net margin of 1.74% and a return on equity of 3.64%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 21.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $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, November, 7th 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?

21 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for BP p.l.c.'s stock. Their forecasts range from $30.66 to $42.00. On average, they expect BP p.l.c.'s stock price to reach $36.87 in the next twelve months. 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Ameriprise Financial Inc. (0.20%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (0.19%), Sound Shore Management Inc. CT (0.12%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.12%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.09%) and Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. (0.07%). 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., Ameriprise Financial Inc., Willis Investment Counsel, Quantbot Technologies LP, Nationwide Fund Advisors, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. and Neuberger Berman Group LLC. 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 Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., TIAA FSB, Aperio Group LLC, IFP Advisors Inc, Blair William & Co. IL, Bridges Investment Counsel Inc. and First Merchants Corp. 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 $34.16.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BP p.l.c. (NYSE BP)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  517 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  423 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  940
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, 13 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.48)
Consensus Price Target: $36.87 (7.92% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/4/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$36.33 -> $42.00LowView Rating Details
8/1/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetBuy$37.00LowView Rating Details
7/26/2017Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy -> Hold$35.04 -> $34.90LowView Rating Details
7/14/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$35.90LowView 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
(Data available from 8/20/2015 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
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)
Next Dividend:9/22/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.38
Dividend Yield:6.97%
Dividend Growth:2.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:206.96% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
140.83% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
100.00% (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)
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. (BP) Rating Lowered to Strong Sell at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 20 at 2:32 PM
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www.americanbankingnews.com - August 20 at 2:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCan Qatar Really “Diversify” Away From Natural Gas?
finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 4:14 PM
nasdaq.com logoBP Ropes in KBR for Pre-FEED & Project Support at Tortue - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 19 at 2:56 AM
nasdaq.com logoWhy BP is a Top 25 Dividend Giant
www.nasdaq.com - August 18 at 4:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhere BP’s Valuations Stand among Peers
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 4:52 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 4:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInstitutional Ownership: Who’s Selling XOM, CVX, BP, RDS.A?
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 4:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to BP Plc : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 10:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow BP Stock Measures up SPY so Far in 3Q17
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 5:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Oil Price Tug Of War
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 5:30 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBP starts gas production from Juniper project offshore Trinidad - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 14 at 5:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) vs. Crestwood Equity Partners (CEQP) Head-To-Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 2:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTheStreet Downgrades BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) to C
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 12 at 4:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow BP’s Strategy Could Balance Cash Flows at a Lower Oil Price Level
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 5:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoStock Traders Buy High Volume of BP p.l.c. Call Options (NYSE:BP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 8:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMajor Oil Short Interest Crumbles as Oil Reaches $50
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 5:51 PM
marketwatch.com logoBP-Woolworths deal under Aussie antitrust scrutiny - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - August 10 at 2:57 AM
investorplace.com logoWednesday's Vital Data: Bank of America Corp (BAC), SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (SEAS) and BP plc (ADR) (BP) - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - August 9 at 4:51 PM
nasdaq.com logoBP plc (BP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 09, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 8 at 4:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBP finds major gas field just south of Colorado in New Mexico
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 3:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBP Surpasses Profit Expectations, Still Wallowing In Debt
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 9:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) Lifted to Buy at Piper Jaffray Companies
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 4:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 12:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group Comments on BP p.l.c.'s FY2018 Earnings (BP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 6:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBP Plc :BP-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 6:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBP Says It Can Profit at Oil Below $50
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 10:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.60
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 11:18 AM
247wallst.com logo$50 Oil for the Rest of the Decade - 24/7 Wall St.
247wallst.com - August 2 at 3:37 AM
seekingalpha.com logoBP p.l.c. 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
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seekingalpha.com logoBP p.l.c. 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - August 1 at 5:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoScotiabank Reiterates Buy Rating for BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 10:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. (BP) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 8:53 AM
marketbeat.com logoBP sees earnings slip as spill costs continue to weigh
marketbeat.com - August 1 at 5:26 AM
marketbeat.com logoOil producer BP says 2Q earnings slip 5 percent
marketbeat.com - August 1 at 3:49 AM
marketwatch.com logoBP earnings: What to expect - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - July 28 at 6:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBP’s Moving Averages ahead of 2Q17 Earnings
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 5:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCan BP Plc (BP) Spring a Surprise this Earnings Season?
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 5:11 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBP p.l.c. (BP) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 10:01 AM
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
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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
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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
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247wallst.com - July 19 at 5:54 PM
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BP p.l.c. (BP) Chart for Sunday, August, 20, 2017

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