BP plc (LON:BP) insider Brian Gilvary acquired 63 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 12th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 503 ($6.57) per share, for a total transaction of £316.89 ($414.07).

Brian Gilvary also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, July 10th, Brian Gilvary bought 58 shares of BP stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 546 ($7.13) per share, for a total transaction of £316.68 ($413.80).
  • On Monday, June 10th, Brian Gilvary bought 58 shares of BP stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 552 ($7.21) per share, for a total transaction of £320.16 ($418.35).

Shares of BP opened at GBX 497.45 ($6.50) on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.69, a current ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 87.42. BP plc has a one year low of GBX 481.35 ($6.29) and a one year high of GBX 603.20 ($7.88). The business has a 50-day moving average of GBX 531.78. The stock has a market capitalization of $101.85 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.36.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 20th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 8th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.59%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 8th. BP’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 0.78%.

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on BP shares. Barclays set a GBX 700 ($9.15) price objective on BP and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 30th. UBS Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 600 ($7.84) price objective on shares of BP in a research note on Monday, July 29th. Jefferies Financial Group set a GBX 620 ($8.10) price objective on BP and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 31st. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of BP in a research note on Friday, July 12th. Finally, Kepler Capital Markets set a GBX 680 ($8.89) price objective on BP and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 27th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, fifteen have assigned a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 652.94 ($8.53).

About BP

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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