BP plc (LON:BP) insider Brian Gilvary purchased 58 shares of BP stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 10th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 526 ($6.87) per share, with a total value of £305.08 ($398.64).

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

  • On Monday, March 11th, Brian Gilvary purchased 58 shares of BP stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 534 ($6.98) per share, with a total value of £309.72 ($404.70).

BP stock opened at GBX 539.40 ($7.05) on Thursday. BP plc has a 12 month low of GBX 481.35 ($6.29) and a 12 month high of GBX 603.20 ($7.88). The company has a market cap of $109.67 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.05. 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 firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, May 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a yield of 1.43%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 9th. BP’s dividend payout ratio is presently 0.64%.

BP has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. HSBC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 650 ($8.49) price target on shares of BP in a research note on Monday. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 615 ($8.04) price target on shares of BP in a research note on Wednesday, April 24th. Barclays set a GBX 700 ($9.15) price target on shares of BP and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 30th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price target on shares of BP from GBX 560 ($7.32) to GBX 600 ($7.84) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, February 11th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 625 ($8.17) price target on shares of BP in a research note on Monday, April 29th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, sixteen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. BP currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 650.88 ($8.50).

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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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