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BP Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.68 (-3.48 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $18.88
50-Day Range
MA: $21.67
52-Week Range
Now: $18.88
Volume19.36 million shs
Average Volume13.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$63.75 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.34%
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). This segment also engages in the ownership and management of crude oil and natural gas pipelines; processing facilities and export terminals; and LNG processing facilities and transportation, as well as in NGLs processing business. The Downstream segment refines, manufactures, markets, transports, supplies, and trades in crude oil, petroleum, and petrochemical products and related services to wholesale and retail customers. It offers gasoline, diesel, and aviation fuel; lubricants, and related products and services to the automotive, industrial, marine, and energy markets under the Castrol, BP, and Aral brands; and petrochemical products, such as purified terephthalic acid, paraxylene, acetic acid, olefins and derivatives, and specialty petrochemical products. The Rosneft segment engages in the exploration and production of hydrocarbons, as well as jet fuel, bunkering, bitumen, and lubricants activities. This segment also owns and operates 13 refineries in Russia; and approximately 2,960 retail service stations in Russia and internationally. The company also produces ethanol, bio-isobutanol, bio-power, and solar energy; transports hydrocarbon products through time-chartered and spot-chartered vessels; and holds interests in onshore wind sites. BP p.l.c. was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.2Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.14 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Petroleum refining



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$282.62 billion
Cash Flow$7.83 per share
Book Value$29.85 per share


Net Income$4.03 billion


Outstanding Shares3,376,475,000
Market Cap$63.75 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
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BP (NYSE:BP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has BP's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

BP's stock was trading at $24.66 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BP shares have decreased by 23.4% and is now trading at $18.88.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of BP?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BP in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is BP's next earnings date?

BP is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were BP's earnings last quarter?

BP plc (NYSE:BP) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 4th. The oil and gas exploration company reported ($1.98) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.99) by $0.99. The oil and gas exploration company earned $31.68 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $38.70 billion. BP had a negative return on equity of 1.14% and a negative net margin of 9.45%. The business's revenue was down 56.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.14 earnings per share.
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How often does BP pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BP?

BP announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.31 per share on Friday, September 25th. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.57%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 13th.
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What price target have analysts set for BP?

21 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for BP's stock. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect BP's share price to reach $30.24 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 60.2% from the stock's current price.
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Has BP been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about BP stock has been trending neutral recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. 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 media sentiment score of 0.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the oil and gas exploration company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting BP?

BP saw a decline in short interest in August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 7,060,000 shares, a decline of 25.4% from the July 30th total of 9,470,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 10,800,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.7 days. Currently, 0.2% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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), Pfizer (PFE), Chevron (CVX), Verizon Communications (VZ), Bank of America (BAC), Intel (INTC), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and AbbVie (ABBV).

Who are BP's key executives?

BP's management team includes the following 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

What is BP's stock symbol?

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

Who are BP's major shareholders?

BP's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (0.49%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.30%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.29%), Raymond James & Associates (0.10%), Federated Hermes Inc. (0.08%) and ValueAct Holdings L.P. (0.08%).

Which major investors are selling BP stock?

BP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Federated Hermes Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Raymond James & Associates, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Captrust Financial Advisors, and Advisor Group Holdings Inc..

Which major investors are buying BP stock?

BP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Americas Securities LLC, SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Natixis Advisors L.P., Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC, Kahn Brothers Group Inc. DE, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, and Financial Partners Capital Management 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 $18.88.

How big of a company is BP?

BP has a market capitalization of $63.75 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 70,100 workers across the globe.

What is BP's official website?

The official website for BP is 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 44-0-20-7496-5311 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 9/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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