NYSE:BP

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$27.50
$27.83
50-Day Range
$24.34
$28.38
52-Week Range
$14.74
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Volume97,994 shs
Average Volume15.45 million shs
Market Capitalization$93.83 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.60%
Beta0.91

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

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), ConocoPhillips (COP), Equinor ASA (EQNR), China Petroleum & Chemical (SNP), and Marathon Petroleum (MPC).

Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) 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 profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

51.4% of Exxon Mobil shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 9.2% of BP shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Exxon Mobil 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Exxon Mobil and BP, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Exxon Mobil1121002.39
BP371102.38

Exxon Mobil presently has a consensus price target of $56.7308, suggesting a potential downside of 11.70%. BP has a consensus price target of $28.70, suggesting a potential upside of 3.80%. Given BP's higher probable upside, analysts clearly 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 Mobil-10.35%-0.48%-0.24%
BP-7.03%-4.52%-1.45%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Exxon Mobil and BP's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Exxon Mobil$181.50 billion1.50$-22,440,000,000.00($0.33)-195.27
BP$183.50 billion0.51$-20,305,000,000.00($1.69)-16.45

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

Dividends

Exxon Mobil pays an annual dividend of $3.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.4%. BP pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. Exxon Mobil pays out -1,054.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. BP pays out -73.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Exxon Mobil has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and BP has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Exxon Mobil is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Volatility and Risk

Exxon Mobil has a beta of 1.43, suggesting that its stock price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BP has a beta of 0.91, suggesting that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Exxon Mobil beats BP on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

9.2% of BP shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.0% of Chevron shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of BP shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Chevron shares are held 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for BP and Chevron, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
BP371102.38
Chevron081602.67

BP presently has a consensus price target of $28.70, suggesting a potential upside of 3.80%. Chevron has a consensus price target of $114.88, suggesting a potential upside of 7.27%. Given Chevron's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Chevron is more favorable than BP.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
BP-7.03%-4.52%-1.45%
Chevron-8.15%-0.82%-0.47%

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
BP$183.50 billion0.51$-20,305,000,000.00($1.69)-16.45
Chevron$94.69 billion2.19$-5,543,000,000.00($0.20)-538.65

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

Dividends

BP pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. Chevron pays an annual dividend of $5.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.0%. BP pays out -73.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Chevron pays out -2,680.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. BP has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Chevron has raised its dividend for 34 consecutive years. Chevron is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Volatility & Risk

BP has a beta of 0.91, indicating that its share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Chevron has a beta of 1.31, indicating that its share price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Chevron beats BP on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

9.2% of BP shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.6% of ConocoPhillips shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of BP shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of ConocoPhillips shares are held 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for BP and ConocoPhillips, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
BP371102.38
ConocoPhillips011713.00

BP presently has a consensus price target of $28.70, suggesting a potential upside of 3.80%. ConocoPhillips has a consensus price target of $64.50, suggesting a potential upside of 6.10%. Given ConocoPhillips' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe ConocoPhillips is more favorable than BP.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
BP-7.03%-4.52%-1.45%
ConocoPhillips0.08%-1.85%-0.92%

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
BP$183.50 billion0.51$-20,305,000,000.00($1.69)-16.45
ConocoPhillips$19.26 billion4.36$-2,701,000,000.00($0.97)-64.18

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

Dividends

BP pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. ConocoPhillips pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. BP pays out -73.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. ConocoPhillips pays out -177.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. BP has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and ConocoPhillips has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

Volatility & Risk

BP has a beta of 0.91, indicating that its share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ConocoPhillips has a beta of 1.75, indicating that its share price is 75% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

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

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

Volatility & Risk

BP has a beta of 0.91, indicating that its share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equinor ASA has a beta of 1.23, indicating that its share price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for BP and Equinor ASA, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
BP371102.38
Equinor ASA171002.50

BP presently has a consensus price target of $28.70, suggesting a potential upside of 3.80%. Equinor ASA has a consensus price target of $28.00, suggesting a potential upside of 31.09%. Given Equinor ASA's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Equinor ASA is more favorable than BP.

Dividends

BP pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. Equinor ASA pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. BP pays out -73.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Equinor ASA pays out 125.9% 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 raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Equinor ASA has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. BP is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
BP$183.50 billion0.51$-20,305,000,000.00($1.69)-16.45
Equinor ASA$45.82 billion1.56$-5,510,000,000.00$0.2779.44

Equinor ASA has lower revenue, but higher earnings than BP. 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.

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-7.03%-4.52%-1.45%
Equinor ASA-6.30%8.68%2.57%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

9.2% of BP shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of BP shares are held 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.

Summary

Equinor ASA beats BP on 9 of the 16 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 businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation and risk.

Risk & Volatility

China Petroleum & Chemical has a beta of 0.89, meaning that its stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BP has a beta of 0.91, meaning that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for China Petroleum & Chemical and BP, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
China Petroleum & Chemical01302.75
BP371102.38

China Petroleum & Chemical currently has a consensus target price of $61.98, suggesting a potential upside of 18.44%. BP has a consensus target price of $28.70, suggesting a potential upside of 3.80%. Given China Petroleum & Chemical's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe China Petroleum & Chemical is more favorable than BP.

Dividends

China Petroleum & Chemical pays an annual dividend of $3.53 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.7%. BP pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. China Petroleum & Chemical pays out 85.5% 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 -73.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. BP has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
China Petroleum & Chemical$305.21 billion0.21$4.80 billion$4.1312.82
BP$183.50 billion0.51$-20,305,000,000.00($1.69)-16.45

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

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 & Chemical3.29%7.00%3.42%
BP-7.03%-4.52%-1.45%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.7% of China Petroleum & Chemical shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 9.2% of BP shares are owned by institutional investors. 92.2% of China Petroleum & Chemical shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of BP shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

China Petroleum & Chemical beats BP on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Risk & Volatility

Marathon Petroleum has a beta of 2.16, meaning that its stock price is 116% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BP has a beta of 0.91, meaning that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Marathon Petroleum031212.88
BP371102.38

Marathon Petroleum currently has a consensus target price of $62.20, suggesting a potential upside of 1.40%. BP has a consensus target price of $28.70, suggesting a potential upside of 3.80%. Given BP's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe BP is more favorable than Marathon Petroleum.

Dividends

Marathon Petroleum pays an annual dividend of $2.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. BP pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. Marathon Petroleum pays out -67.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. BP pays out -73.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Marathon Petroleum has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and BP has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. BP is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Marathon Petroleum and BP's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Marathon Petroleum$69.03 billion0.59$-9,826,000,000.00($3.44)-18.18
BP$183.50 billion0.51$-20,305,000,000.00($1.69)-16.45

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

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Marathon Petroleum-1.43%-7.64%-2.65%
BP-7.03%-4.52%-1.45%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

76.2% of Marathon Petroleum shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 9.2% of BP shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Marathon Petroleum shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of BP shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

BP beats Marathon Petroleum on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


BP Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Exxon Mobil logo
XOM
Exxon Mobil
1.6$64.44+1.0%$270.06 billion$181.50 billion-14.42Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
Chevron logo
CVX
Chevron
2.2$107.73+1.2%$205.15 billion$94.69 billion-25.83Analyst Revision
ConocoPhillips logo
COP
ConocoPhillips
1.7$62.25+2.3%$82.03 billion$19.26 billion-414.97Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Equinor ASA logo
EQNR
Equinor ASA
1.9$21.45+2.1%$70.15 billion$45.82 billion-23.57
China Petroleum & Chemical logo
SNP
China Petroleum & Chemical
2.3$52.96+1.2%$63.36 billion$305.21 billion6.14Gap Up
Marathon Petroleum logo
MPC
Marathon Petroleum
2.1$62.55+1.9%$40.03 billion$69.03 billion-38.14Analyst Report
Phillips 66 logo
PSX
Phillips 66
2.1$89.56+1.8%$38.52 billion$65.49 billion-18.39Analyst Report
News Coverage
Suncor Energy logo
SU
Suncor Energy
1.8$25.51+3.1%$37.22 billion$18.70 billion510.20
Valero Energy logo
VLO
Valero Energy
2.3$82.69+2.1%$33.10 billion$64.91 billion-121.60Analyst Report
Hess logo
HES
Hess
1.8$90.83+2.4%$27.33 billion$4.80 billion-67.28Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
HollyFrontier logo
HFC
HollyFrontier
2.3$34.66+1.6%$5.54 billion$11.18 billion-37.27
Sunoco logo
SUN
Sunoco
1.3$38.58+1.1%$3.80 billion$10.71 billion7.76
YPF Sociedad Anónima logo
YPF
YPF Sociedad Anónima
1.1$5.35+2.6%$2.05 billion$9.38 billion-1.74
PBF Energy logo
PBF
PBF Energy
1.2$16.64+2.0%$1.96 billion$15.12 billion-5.42
CVR Energy logo
CVI
CVR Energy
1.3$19.54+1.3%$1.94 billion$3.93 billion-9.44
Delek US logo
DK
Delek US
1.4$23.67+1.2%$1.73 billion$7.30 billion-4.43Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Calumet Specialty Products Partners logo
CLMT
Calumet Specialty Products Partners
1.0$6.81+1.3%$535.78 million$2.27 billion-1.95
Vertex Energy logo
VTNR
Vertex Energy
1.2$7.31+0.5%$380.31 million$135.03 million-15.89
Trecora Resources logo
TREC
Trecora Resources
1.4$8.10+0.7%$202.98 million$208.63 million13.06
BPT
BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust
0.7$5.96+5.0%$121.12 million$9.27 million4.58Upcoming Earnings
This page was last updated on 6/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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