Recent Analysts’ Ratings Changes for BP (BP)

A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for BP (LON: BP):

  • 5/24/2019 – BP had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Financial Group Inc.
  • 5/23/2019 – BP was given a new GBX 650 ($8.49) price target on by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 5/16/2019 – BP had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Berenberg Bank. They now have a GBX 620 ($8.10) price target on the stock.
  • 5/13/2019 – BP had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc. They now have a GBX 650 ($8.49) price target on the stock.
  • 5/2/2019 – BP had its price target lowered by analysts at Societe Generale from GBX 650 ($8.49) to GBX 635 ($8.30). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 5/1/2019 – BP had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They now have a GBX 640 ($8.36) price target on the stock.
  • 5/1/2019 – BP had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Financial Group Inc. They now have a GBX 600 ($7.84) price target on the stock.
  • 5/1/2019 – BP was given a new GBX 615 ($8.04) price target on by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 5/1/2019 – BP had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG.
  • 4/30/2019 – BP was given a new GBX 625 ($8.17) price target on by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 4/30/2019 – BP was given a new GBX 700 ($9.15) price target on by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 4/30/2019 – BP was given a new GBX 700 ($9.15) price target on by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 4/30/2019 – BP was given a new GBX 780 ($10.19) price target on by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 4/30/2019 – BP had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at UBS Group AG. They now have a GBX 600 ($7.84) price target on the stock.
  • 4/30/2019 – BP had its price target raised by analysts at Berenberg Bank from GBX 610 ($7.97) to GBX 620 ($8.10). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 4/29/2019 – BP had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a GBX 625 ($8.17) price target on the stock.
  • 4/24/2019 – BP had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 615 ($8.04) price target on the stock.
  • 4/16/2019 – BP had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a GBX 625 ($8.17) price target on the stock.
  • 4/12/2019 – BP had its price target raised by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from GBX 600 ($7.84) to GBX 625 ($8.17). They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 4/10/2019 – BP had its price target lowered by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc from GBX 660 ($8.62) to GBX 650 ($8.49). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 4/9/2019 – BP had its price target lowered by analysts at Jefferies Financial Group Inc from GBX 610 ($7.97) to GBX 555 ($7.25). They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 4/9/2019 – BP was given a new GBX 615 ($8.04) price target on by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 4/4/2019 – BP had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a GBX 700 ($9.15) price target on the stock.

LON:BP opened at GBX 544.20 ($7.11) on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.66, a current ratio of 1.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 73.82. The stock has a market cap of $110.04 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.15. BP plc has a 52-week low of GBX 481.35 ($6.29) and a 52-week high of GBX 603.20 ($7.88).

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, May 9th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 9th. This represents a yield of 1.43%. BP’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 0.64%.

In related news, insider Brian Gilvary purchased 58 shares of BP stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 11th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 534 ($6.98) per share, with a total value of £309.72 ($404.70).

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).

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