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Today's Range
$22.03
Now: $22.46
$22.48
50-Day Range
$22.05
MA: $24.09
$28.38
52-Week Range
$15.51
Now: $22.46
$41.47
Volume12.83 million shs
Average Volume9.20 million shs
Market Capitalization$75.84 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield11.13%
Beta0.8

Competitors

BP (NYSE:BP) Vs. XOM, CVX, RDS.B, SNP, EQNR, and COP

Should you be buying BP stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "petroleum refining" are considered alternatives and competitors to BP, including Exxon Mobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.B), China Petroleum & Chemical (SNP), Equinor ASA (EQNR), and ConocoPhillips (COP).

Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) and BP (NYSE:BP) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, valuation, risk, earnings and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Exxon Mobil pays an annual dividend of $3.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.2%. BP pays an annual dividend of $2.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 11.1%. Exxon Mobil pays out 154.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. BP pays out 84.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Exxon Mobil has increased its dividend for 37 consecutive years and BP has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years. BP is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Exxon Mobil and BP's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Exxon Mobil$264.94 billion0.68$14.34 billion$2.2518.96
BP$282.62 billion0.27$4.03 billion$2.957.61

Exxon Mobil has higher earnings, but lower revenue than BP. BP is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Exxon Mobil, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Exxon Mobil has a beta of 1.33, suggesting that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BP has a beta of 0.8, suggesting that its share price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

52.2% of Exxon Mobil shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 10.1% of BP shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Exxon Mobil shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of BP shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Exxon Mobil and BP, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Exxon Mobil520101.85
BP381202.39

Exxon Mobil currently has a consensus target price of $55.0455, suggesting a potential upside of 29.06%. BP has a consensus target price of $39.0750, suggesting a potential upside of 73.98%. Given BP's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe BP is more favorable than Exxon Mobil.

Profitability

This table compares Exxon Mobil and BP's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Exxon Mobil4.42%5.15%2.80%
BP-1.19%8.53%2.93%

Summary

BP beats Exxon Mobil on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

BP (NYSE:BP) and Chevron (NYSE:CVX) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

BP has a beta of 0.8, meaning that its share price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Chevron has a beta of 1.29, meaning that its share price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares BP and Chevron's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
BP$282.62 billion0.27$4.03 billion$2.957.61
Chevron$146.52 billion1.09$2.92 billion$6.2713.59

BP has higher revenue and earnings than Chevron. BP is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Chevron, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for BP and Chevron, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
BP381202.39
Chevron161502.64

BP currently has a consensus target price of $39.0750, indicating a potential upside of 73.98%. Chevron has a consensus target price of $113.3333, indicating a potential upside of 32.97%. Given BP's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe BP is more favorable than Chevron.

Dividends

BP pays an annual dividend of $2.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 11.1%. Chevron pays an annual dividend of $5.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.1%. BP pays out 84.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Chevron pays out 82.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. BP has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years and Chevron has increased its dividend for 34 consecutive years.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

10.1% of BP shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.6% of Chevron shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of BP shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Chevron shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares BP and Chevron's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
BP-1.19%8.53%2.93%
Chevron2.71%8.28%5.07%

Summary

Chevron beats BP on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.B) and BP (NYSE:BP) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and analyst recommendations.

Dividends

Royal Dutch Shell pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. BP pays an annual dividend of $2.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 11.1%. BP pays out 84.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. BP has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years. BP is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Royal Dutch Shell and BP's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Royal Dutch Shell$352.11 billion0.34$15.84 billionN/AN/A
BP$282.62 billion0.27$4.03 billion$2.957.61

Royal Dutch Shell has higher revenue and earnings than BP.

Volatility and Risk

Royal Dutch Shell has a beta of 0.92, indicating that its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BP has a beta of 0.8, indicating that its stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Royal Dutch Shell and BP, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Royal Dutch Shell01102.50
BP381202.39

BP has a consensus target price of $39.0750, suggesting a potential upside of 73.98%. Given BP's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe BP is more favorable than Royal Dutch Shell.

Profitability

This table compares Royal Dutch Shell and BP's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Royal Dutch Shell3.00%7.35%3.50%
BP-1.19%8.53%2.93%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

3.5% of Royal Dutch Shell shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 10.1% of BP shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Royal Dutch Shell shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of BP shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Royal Dutch Shell beats BP on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

China Petroleum & Chemical (NYSE:SNP) and BP (NYSE:BP) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for China Petroleum & Chemical and BP, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
China Petroleum & Chemical13001.75
BP381202.39

BP has a consensus price target of $39.0750, suggesting a potential upside of 73.98%. Given BP's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe BP is more favorable than China Petroleum & Chemical.

Risk and Volatility

China Petroleum & Chemical has a beta of 1.04, indicating that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BP has a beta of 0.8, indicating that its share price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.8% of China Petroleum & Chemical shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 10.1% of BP shares are held by institutional investors. 92.2% of China Petroleum & Chemical shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of BP shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

China Petroleum & Chemical pays an annual dividend of $4.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 10.8%. BP pays an annual dividend of $2.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 11.1%. China Petroleum & Chemical pays out 75.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. BP pays out 84.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. China Petroleum & Chemical has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years and BP has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares China Petroleum & Chemical and BP's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
China Petroleum & Chemical0.83%2.43%1.17%
BP-1.19%8.53%2.93%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares China Petroleum & Chemical and BP's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
China Petroleum & Chemical$421.14 billion0.13$8.32 billion$6.376.96
BP$282.62 billion0.27$4.03 billion$2.957.61

China Petroleum & Chemical has higher revenue and earnings than BP. China Petroleum & Chemical is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than BP, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

BP (NYSE:BP) and Equinor ASA (NYSE:EQNR) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares BP and Equinor ASA's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
BP$282.62 billion0.27$4.03 billion$2.957.61
Equinor ASA$64.36 billion0.77$1.84 billion$1.489.98

BP has higher revenue and earnings than Equinor ASA. BP is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Equinor ASA, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

BP has a beta of 0.8, meaning that its share price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equinor ASA has a beta of 1.12, meaning that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for BP and Equinor ASA, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
BP381202.39
Equinor ASA35602.21

BP currently has a consensus price target of $39.0750, suggesting a potential upside of 73.98%. Given BP's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe BP is more favorable than Equinor ASA.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

10.1% of BP shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 6.7% of Equinor ASA shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of BP shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares BP and Equinor ASA's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
BP-1.19%8.53%2.93%
Equinor ASA-0.91%9.66%3.41%

Dividends

BP pays an annual dividend of $2.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 11.1%. Equinor ASA pays an annual dividend of $0.79 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.3%. BP pays out 84.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Equinor ASA pays out 53.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. BP has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years and Equinor ASA has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

Summary

BP beats Equinor ASA on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) and BP (NYSE:BP) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for ConocoPhillips and BP, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ConocoPhillips041712.86
BP381202.39

ConocoPhillips currently has a consensus target price of $57.1364, suggesting a potential upside of 43.96%. BP has a consensus target price of $39.0750, suggesting a potential upside of 73.98%. Given BP's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe BP is more favorable than ConocoPhillips.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares ConocoPhillips and BP's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ConocoPhillips$36.67 billion1.16$7.19 billion$3.5911.06
BP$282.62 billion0.27$4.03 billion$2.957.61

ConocoPhillips has higher earnings, but lower revenue than BP. BP is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ConocoPhillips, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

72.3% of ConocoPhillips shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 10.1% of BP shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of ConocoPhillips shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of BP shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

ConocoPhillips has a beta of 1.69, meaning that its stock price is 69% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BP has a beta of 0.8, meaning that its stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares ConocoPhillips and BP's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ConocoPhillips11.51%10.02%4.87%
BP-1.19%8.53%2.93%

Dividends

ConocoPhillips pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. BP pays an annual dividend of $2.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 11.1%. ConocoPhillips pays out 46.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. BP pays out 84.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. ConocoPhillips has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years and BP has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Summary

ConocoPhillips beats BP on 14 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Exxon Mobil logo
XOM
Exxon Mobil
2.3$42.65+3.0%$180.33 billion$264.94 billion15.97
Chevron logo
CVX
Chevron
2.6$85.23+2.9%$159.12 billion$146.52 billion41.58
Royal Dutch Shell logo
RDS.B
Royal Dutch Shell
1.1$30.31+2.6%$118.32 billion$352.11 billion12.47
China Petroleum & Chemical logo
SNP
China Petroleum & Chemical
1.6$44.35+0.5%$53.69 billion$421.14 billion15.95
Equinor ASA logo
EQNR
Equinor ASA
1.3$14.77+2.6%$49.31 billion$64.36 billion-86.88
ConocoPhillips logo
COP
ConocoPhillips
2.9$39.69+3.4%$42.56 billion$36.67 billion12.44Dividend Announcement
Phillips 66 logo
PSX
Phillips 66
3.5$61.06+3.4%$26.66 billion$109.56 billion89.80Dividend Announcement
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Suncor Energy logo
SU
Suncor Energy
2.3$16.14+2.5%$24.62 billion$29.54 billion-15.23
Marathon Petroleum logo
MPC
Marathon Petroleum
2.6$36.20+7.9%$23.54 billion$124.88 billion-3.53Decrease in Short Interest
Valero Energy logo
VLO
Valero Energy
2.6$53.65+6.4%$21.87 billion$108.32 billion54.19
Hess logo
HES
Hess
1.7$44.90+0.5%$13.79 billion$6.51 billion-4.76
HollyFrontier logo
HFC
HollyFrontier
2.3$27.56+4.9%$4.46 billion$17.49 billion22.59
YPF logo
YPF
YPF
1.6$6.30+1.7%$2.48 billion$11.45 billion-6.24
CVR Energy logo
CVI
CVR Energy
1.2$18.76+5.7%$1.89 billion$6.36 billion9.82
Delek US logo
DK
Delek US
2.1$17.38+7.9%$1.28 billion$9.30 billion-8.05
PBF Energy logo
PBF
PBF Energy
1.7$8.67+7.6%$1.04 billion$24.51 billion-1.06
Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P logo
CLMT
Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P
0.9$2.26+1.8%$176.18 million$3.45 billion-2.43
Trecora Resources logo
TREC
Trecora Resources
2.5$5.71+3.5%$141.12 million$258.96 million-21.96
BPT
BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust
0.8$2.99+4.3%$63.99 million$48.97 million1.81
Vertex Energy logo
VTNR
Vertex Energy
1.3$0.61+0.0%$27.71 million$163.37 million-1.84
This page was last updated on 7/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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