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Executive Summary

BP PLC engages in the energy business worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Moderate growth potential second-rate dividend payer.


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Share Price & News

How has BP's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BP is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BP's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

6.7%

BP

3.0%

US Oil and Gas

-3.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

-22.0%

BP

4.9%

US Oil and Gas

36.5%

US Market

Return vs Industry: BP underperformed the US Oil and Gas industry which returned 4.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BP underperformed the US Market which returned 36.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BPIndustryMarket
7 Day6.7%3.0%-3.6%
30 Day9.9%18.5%2.7%
90 Day24.8%29.7%7.5%
1 Year-16.2%-22.0%12.2%4.9%39.5%36.5%
3 Year-23.7%-36.9%-14.0%-26.1%53.5%43.6%
5 Year8.4%-21.6%1.9%-18.1%117.5%93.2%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is BP's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is BP undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.15x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BP ($24.41) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($21.12)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BP is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Oil and Gas industry average.

PE vs Market: BP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BP's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BP is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (1.4x).


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Future Growth

How is BP forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 22 analysts?

51.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BP is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: BP is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: BP's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BP's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BP's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: BP's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.7%).


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Past Performance

How has BP performed over the past 5 years?

-19.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BP is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: BP is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BP is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 19.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BP's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: BP is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-38.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BP has a negative Return on Equity (-24.23%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is BP's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BP's short term assets ($73.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($59.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: BP's short term assets ($73.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($122.3B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BP's debt to equity ratio (84.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BP's debt to equity ratio has increased from 53.6% to 84.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BP's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (16.7%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if BP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is BP current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

5.17%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BP's dividend (5.17%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.34%).

High Dividend: BP's dividend (5.17%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.77%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: BP's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: BP's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: BP is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: BP's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (39.1% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bernard Looney (50 yo)

1

Tenure

Mr. Bernard Looney serves as Director at Public Joint Stock Company Rosneft Oil Company since June 2, 2020. He has been group chief executive of BP PLC and join the BP Board on 5 February 2020.He was the C...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Bernard Looney
Group Chief Executive Officer & Director1yrno data0.0010%
$ 862.3k
Murray Auchincloss
Executive Vice President of Finance1.08yrsno datano data
Gordon Birrell
Executive Vice-President of Production & Operations0.58yrno datano data
Craig Marshall
Group Head of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Eric Nitcher
Executive Vice President of Legal4.08yrsno datano data
Rahul Saxena
Group Ethics & Compliance Officerno datano datano data
Geoff Morrell
Group Head of Communications & External Affairs3.5yrsno datano data
Geoff Morell
Executive Vice President of Communications & Advocacy0.58yrno datano data
Marco Ryan
Senior Vice President of Digital Customers & Marketsno datano datano data
Kerry Dryburgh
Executive Vice President of People & Culture0.58yrno datano data
Steve Marshall
Head of Training Academy and Vice President14.08yrsno datano data
Richard Hookway
Chief Operating Officer of Global Business Services & Information Technology and Systems13.33yrsno datano data

1.0yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: BP's management team is not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Bernard Looney
Group Chief Executive Officer & Director1yrno data0.0010%
$ 862.3k
Murray Auchincloss
Executive Vice President of Finance1.08yrsno datano data
Paula G. Reynolds
Senior Independent Director0.75yrUS$272.83k0.00072%
$ 591.3k
Johannes Teyssen
Independent Non-Executive Director0.083yrno datano data
Helge Lund
Independent Chairman of the Board2.08yrsUS$1.17m0.0030%
$ 2.4m
Pamela Daley
Independent Non-Executive Director2.58yrsUS$266.21k0.00040%
$ 328.5k
Melody Meyer
Independent Non-Executive Director3.75yrsUS$222.50k0.00020%
$ 164.2k
Brendan Nelson
Independent Non-Executive Director10.25yrsUS$213.23k0.000050%
$ 41.1k
Tushar Morzaria
Independent Non-Executive Director0.42yrno data0.00017%
$ 139.6k
Dame Dowling
Independent Non-Executive Director9yrsUS$189.39k0.00011%
$ 90.3k
John Sawers
Independent Non-Executive Director5.75yrsUS$193.36k0.00011%
$ 90.3k
Karen Richardson
Independent Non-Executive Director0.083yrno datano data

1.6yrs

Average Tenure

61.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: BP's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

BP p.l.c.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: BP p.l.c.
  • Ticker: BP
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1889
  • Industry: Integrated Oil and Gas
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: UK£58.973b
  • Listing Market Cap: UK£82.124b
  • Shares outstanding: 20.21b
  • Website: https://www.bp.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • BP p.l.c.
  • 1 St James's Square
  • London
  • Greater London
  • SW1Y 4PD
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BPNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)ADR(CNV INTO 6 ORD USD0.25 SHS)USUSDJan 1968
0HKPLSE (London Stock Exchange)ADR(CNV INTO 6 ORD USD0.25 SHS)GBUSDJan 1968
BP NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)ADR(CNV INTO 6 ORD USD0.25 SHS)MXMXNJan 1968
BSUBST (Boerse-Stuttgart)ADR(CNV INTO 6 ORD USD0.25 SHS)DEEURJan 1968
BSUDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)ADR(CNV INTO 6 ORD USD0.25 SHS)DEEURJan 1968
BPAQ.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJan 1992
BP.LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1992
BP.ALSE (London Stock Exchange)8% CUM 1ST PRF GBP1GBGBPJan 1992
BP.BLSE (London Stock Exchange)9% CUM 2ND PRF GBP1GBGBPJan 1992
BPEDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)ORD USD0.25 REGD(DT ZERT)DEEURJan 1992
BPSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesCHCHFJan 1992
BPE5XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 1992
BPE5DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 1992
BPLBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1992
BPEXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)ORD USD0.25 REGD(DT ZERT)DEEURJan 1992
BPBASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)CEDEAR EACH REPR 1/5 ADR(ARS)ARARSSep 2000

Biography

BP PLC engages in the energy business worldwide. It operates through three segments: Upstream, Downstream, and Rosneft. The Upstream segment is involved in the oil and natural gas exploration, and field de...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/01 00:37
End of Day Share Price2021/02/26 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.