BP.L - BP p.l.c.

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
493.10
+1.95 (+0.40%)
At close: 5:04PM GMT
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Previous close491.15
Open490.15
Bid0.00 x 330000
Ask0.00 x 350000
Day's range488.05 - 495.05
52-week range4.80 - 529.00
Volume21,853,511
Avg. volume27,972,837
Market cap97.57B
Beta0.86
PE ratio (TTM)25.82
EPS (TTM)19.10
Earnings date5 Feb 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
Forward dividend & yield0.40 (6.98%)
Ex-dividend date2017-08-10
1y target est6.92
  • Are BP plc and J Sainsbury plc good dividend stocks?
    Fool.co.uk23 hours ago

    Are BP plc and J Sainsbury plc good dividend stocks?

    Edward Sheldon analyses whether oil major BP plc (LON: BP) and supermarket J Sainsbury plc (LON: SBRY) are good stocks for income investors.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 days ago

    REUTERS SUMMIT-Big-name investors focusing on disruption in food, utilities in '18

    Retail, utilities, restaurants and financial services should all brace for more disruption in the year ahead, according to big-name investors who took part in the Reuters Global Investment 2018 Outlook Summit in New York this week. Glen Kacher, whose Light Street Capital hedge fund is one of the best-performing funds for the year to date, said he was shorting most of the retail sector out of concerns that bricks and mortar stores will continue to lose market share as customers shift purchasing to Amazon.com Inc, which is among his top holdings.

  • Shell's Muller quits as world's biggest crude oil trader
    Reuters3 days ago

    Shell's Muller quits as world's biggest crude oil trader

    The world's most powerful crude oil trader, Royal Dutch Shell's (RDSa.L) head of oil trading Mike Muller, has stepped down after 29 years with the company, an internal announcement reviewed by Reuters on Friday showed. Muller, whose desk trades more oil than any rival, has relinquished his role with immediate effect and will leave at the end of the year "to pursue interests outside of Shell". Mark Quartermain, currently head of refined products trading, has been appointed Vice President Trading and Supply Crude with effect from Dec. 1.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 days ago

    Shell's Muller quits as world's biggest crude oil trader

    The world's most powerful crude oil trader, Royal Dutch Shell (LSE: 0LN9.L - news) 's head of oil trading Mike Muller, has stepped down after 29 years with the company, an internal announcement reviewed by Reuters on Friday showed. Muller, whose desk trades more oil than any rival, has relinquished his role with immediate effect and will leave at the end of the year "to pursue interests outside of Shell (LSE: RDSB.L - news) ". Mark Quartermain, currently head of refined products trading, has been appointed Vice President Trading and Supply Crude with effect from Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) .

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 days ago

    UPDATE 1-Shell's long-standing head of crude trading Muller quits

    Royal Dutch Shell (LSE: 0LN9.L - news) 's head of crude oil trading Mike Muller, has stepped down after 29 years with the company, an internal announcement reviewed by Reuters on Friday showed. Muller, one of the world's most powerful oil traders, has relinquished his role with immediate effect and will leave at the end of the year "to pursue interests outside of Shell (LSE: RDSB.L - news) ". Mark Quartermain, currently head of refined products trading, has been appointed Vice President Trading and Supply Crude with effect from Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) .

  • Oil giants unlikely to share coal's fate, for now
    Reuters3 days ago

    Oil giants unlikely to share coal's fate, for now

    The Norwegian sovereign wealth fund's proposal to ditch its oil and gas shares, though hugely symbolic in the battle against climate change, is unlikely to cause a rush to the exit by major investors in the sector in the short term. The move by the $1 trillion fund, the world's largest, rattled stock markets, exposing what is seen as one of the biggest threats to companies such as Royal Dutch Shell, Exxon Mobil and BP as the world shifts towards renewable energy such as wind and solar. The European oil and gas index (.SXEP) fell on Friday to its lowest since late September, extending declines following the Norwegian fund's announcement.

  • FTSE rebounds as earnings in focus, GKN tumbles
    Reuters4 days ago

    FTSE rebounds as earnings in focus, GKN tumbles

    The UK's top share index shrugged off weakness from oil stocks on Thursday as a handful of earnings updates were in focus, though GKN (GKN.L) plunged on uncertainty following the ditching of its CEO designate. The FTSE was up 0.2 percent at 7,386.94 points at its close, with gains in the healthcare and consumer sectors offsetting weaker commodity stocks. Oil stocks were among the top fallers on the FTSE, hit after Reuters reported that Norway's trillion-dollar wealth fund proposed to drop oil and gas companies from its benchmark index.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 days ago

    Britain's FTSE rebounds as earnings in focus, GKN tumbles

    The UK's top share index shrugged off weakness from oil stocks on Thursday as a handful of earnings updates were in focus, though GKN plunged on uncertainty following the ditching of its CEO designate. The FTSE was up 0.2 percent at 7,386.94 points at its close, with gains in the healthcare and consumer sectors offsetting weaker commodity stocks.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 days ago

    Azeri Jan-Oct oil exports down 27.6 pct y/y -customs

    Azerbaijan exported 16.977 million tonnes of oil in the first ten months of this year, the state customs service said on Thursday, down from 17.024 million tonnes a year earlier. "The reason for a ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 days ago

    Norway's centrist opposition backs wealth fund pull-out proposal from oil stocks

    The Norwegian sovereign wealth fund's proposal to remove oil and gas stocks from its benchmark index is a good idea, two centrist opposition parties said on Thursday. The Christian Democratic Party said in a statement it gave "full support" to the proposal, while the Liberal Party told Reuters it was "good advice". Liberal spokesman Terje Breivik added that the party had not formally decided its position on the proposal.

  • Bloomberg4 days ago

    Big Oil Shares Drop After Norway Wealth Fund Plans to Exit Sector

    Eni SpA and Royal Dutch Shell Plc led shares of major energy companies lower as Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund proposed dumping about $35 billion in oil and gas stocks.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 days ago

    Norway's fund divestment proposal sends European oil index to one-month low

    Europe's oil and gas index hit its lowest level since mid-October on Thursday after Reuters reported that Norway's trillion-dollar sovereign wealth fund had proposed to drop oil and gas companies from ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 days ago

    Norway government to conclude on potential wealth fund oil, gas divestments in 2018

    The Norwegian government plans to decide in the autumn of 2018 on whether to back a proposal from the country's wealth fund to cut oil and gas companies from its benchmark index, the Finance Ministry said in a statement on Thursday. "The issues raised by Norges Bank are complex and multifaceted. The advice from the Bank requires a thorough assessment, in line with established practice for key decisions on the management of the Fund," Finance Minister Siv Jensen said.

  • BP to Recommence Share Repurchase as Crude Bounces Back
    Zacks4 days ago

    BP to Recommence Share Repurchase as Crude Bounces Back

    Strong financials back BP's decision to reinstate share buyback program.

  • MarketWatch5 days ago

    FTSE 100 ends in the red for 5th straight day as commodity stocks suffer

    Stocks in the U.K. close lower on Wednesday, as a slide in oil prices pulls energy producer shares into the red and a drop in metals prices knocked down prices for miners.

  • Reuters5 days ago

    Mining and oil stocks send FTSE to five-week lows

    By Kit Rees LONDON (Reuters) - British stocks suffered their fifth straight day of losses on Wednesday, dragged to five-week lows by big falls in mining and energy shares. The blue-chip FTSE 100 (.FTSE) ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 days ago

    Mining and oil stocks send Britain's FTSE to 5-week lows

    British stocks suffered their fifth straight day of losses on Wednesday, dragged to five-week lows by big falls in mining and energy shares. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index fell 0.6 percent - similar to the ...

  • BP begins share buybacks as years of austerity pay off
    Reuters5 days ago

    BP begins share buybacks as years of austerity pay off

    BP first announced the buyback on Oct. 31, as it gradually shakes off the impact of the deadly 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill, known as Macondo, that cost it over $63 billion in clean-up costs and penalties. BP said then it would buy back the equivalent number of shares it was issuing as part of its scrip dividend scheme through which investors can opt to receive dividend payouts in shares rather than cash. It will buy back around $1.6 billion worth of shares a year in order to offset the dilutive effect of the scrip dividend programme, BP Chief Financial Officer Brian Gilvary said then.

  • BP begins share buybacks as years of austerity pay off
    Reuters5 days ago

    BP begins share buybacks as years of austerity pay off

    BP first announced the buyback on Oct. 31, as it gradually shakes off the impact of the deadly 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill, known as Macondo, that cost it over $63 billion in clean-up costs and penalties. BP said then it would buy back the equivalent number of shares it was issuing as part of its scrip dividend scheme through which investors can opt to receive dividend payouts in shares rather than cash. It will buy back around $1.6 billion worth of shares a year in order to offset the dilutive effect of the scrip dividend program, BP Chief Financial Officer Brian Gilvary said then.

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 days ago

    BP begins share buybacks as years of austerity pay off

    BP Plc said on Wednesday it would begin a share buyback programme, making it the first major European energy company to resume buybacks since the 2014 price slump in a sign years of austerity have paid off. BP first announced the buyback on Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) . 31, as it gradually shakes off the impact of the deadly 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill, known as Macondo, that cost it over $63 billion in clean-up costs and penalties.

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 days ago

    Britain's FTSE weighed down by mining and oil shares

    Mining and oil stocks put downward pressure on the UK's top share index, which remained stuck at its lowest level in more than a month on Wednesday. Britain's blue-chip FTSE 100 index was down 0.4 percent ...

  • Reuters6 days ago

    Tesco, Vodafone keep FTSE afloat

    By Danilo Masoni and Kit Rees MILAN (Reuters) - Britain's top stock index steadied on Tuesday as Tesco (TSCO.L) rallied after it won approval for a takeover and Vodafone (VOD.L) reported strong results, ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus6 days ago

    Tesco, Vodafone keep Britain's FTSE afloat

    Britain's top stock index steadied on Tuesday as Tesco rallied after it won approval for a takeover and Vodafone reported strong results, outweighing weakness among mining companies. The FTSE 100 ended ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus6 days ago

    Venezuela debt worries knock Rosneft despite earnings jump

    A financial crisis in Venezuela on Tuesday hit shares in Rosneft, which has lent billions of dollars to the Latin American country, despite a big rise in quarterly income at Russia's largest oil company. S&P Global Ratings declared Venezuela in selective default after the country failed to make $200 million in coupon payments on its global bonds due in 2019 and 2024 within a 30-day grace period.

  • The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: BP, Royal Dutch Shell, TOTAL S.A., ConocoPhillips and Repsol SA
    Zacks6 days ago

    The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: BP, Royal Dutch Shell, TOTAL S.A., ConocoPhillips and Repsol SA

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