BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) has a beta value of 0.76 and has seen 2.21 million shares traded in the recent trading session. The company, currently valued at $106.76B, closed the recent trade at $35.18 per share which meant it lost -$0.4 on the day or -1.12% during that session. The BP stock price is -2.98% off its 52-week high price of $36.23 and 27.91% above the 52-week low of $25.36. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 7.92 million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 8.48 million shares.
The consensus among analysts is that BP p.l.c. (BP) is an Overweight stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2.30. 0 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while 3 rate it as Overweight. 12 out of 31 have rated it as a Hold, with 16 advising it as a Buy. 0 have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is $2.
BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) trade information
Sporting -1.12% in the red today, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Monday, 01/23/23 when the BP stock price touched $35.18 or saw a rise of 2.9%. Year-to-date, BP p.l.c. shares have moved 1.86%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change 0.06%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) have changed 4.40%. Short interest in the company has seen 9.66 million shares shorted with days to cover at 0.91.
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $40.68, which means that the shares’ value could jump 13.52% from the levels at last check today. The projected low price target is $36.00 while the price target rests at a high of $50.58. In that case, then, we find that the latest price level in today’s session is -43.77% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock gain -2.33% from the levels at last check today.
BP p.l.c. (BP) estimates and forecasts
Figures show that BP p.l.c. shares have outperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have gained 29.15% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of 129.06%, compared to 23.10% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however, increased its growth outlook for the 2023 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are 102.00% and 50.00% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be 54.90%.
3 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $59.29 billion for the current quarter. 3 have an estimated revenue figure of $60.26 billion for the next quarter concluding in Dec 2022. Year-ago sales stood $36.17 billion and $50.55 billion respectively for this quarter and the next, and analysts expect sales will grow by 63.90% for the current quarter and 19.20% for the next.
If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was 128.10% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2023 is a modest 137.20% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to decrease by -4.00%.
BP p.l.c. is expected to release its next earnings report in February this year, and investors are excited at the prospect of better dividends despite the company’s debt issue. The forward dividend is 1.44 at a share yield of 4.05%. The company’s dividend yield has gone up over the past 12 months.
BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)’s Major holders
Insiders own 0.01% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 10.07% with a share float percentage of 10.07%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with BP p.l.c. having a total of 1,130 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Arrowstreet Capital, Limited Partnership with over 26.47 million shares worth more than $750.42 million. As of Jun 29, 2022, Arrowstreet Capital, Limited Partnership held 0.86% of shares outstanding.
The other major institutional holder is State Street Corporation, with the holding of over 24.66 million shares as of Jun 29, 2022. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $699.21 million and represent 0.80% of shares outstanding.
Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are DFA International Value Series and Franklin Custodian Funds-Income Fund. As of Jul 30, 2022, the former fund manager holds about 0.14% shares in the company for having 4.42 million shares of worth $129.82 million while later fund manager owns 4.0 million shares of worth $113.4 million as of Jun 29, 2022, which makes it owner of about 0.13% of company’s outstanding stock.