What Should You know About BP Before Investing?

BP p.l.c. marked a 1.0% change today, compared to -0.4% for the S&P 500. Is it a good value at today's price of $33.08? Only an in-depth analysis can answer that question, but here are some facts that can give you an idea:

  • BP engages in the energy business worldwide.

  • BP belongs to the Energy sector, which has an average price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 9.11 and an average price to book (P/B) of 1.45

  • The company's P/B ratio is 1.4

  • BP has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of -6.3 based on its trailing 12 month price to earnings (Eps) of $-5.26 per share

  • Its forward P/E ratio is 5.1, based on its forward earnings per share (Eps) of $6.46

  • BP has a Price to Earnings Growth (PEG) ratio of -0.95, which shows the company is very undervalued compared to its earnings growth estimates.

  • Over the last four years, BP has averaged free cash flows of $7,274,750,000.00, which on average grew 2967.8%

  • BP's gross profit margins have averaged 23.3 % over the last four years and during this time they had a growth rate of 24.8 % and a coefficient of variability of 24.9 %.

  • BP has moved 20.0% over the last year compared to -19.7% for the S&P 500 -- a difference of 39.6%

  • BP has an average analyst rating of buy and is -11.79% away from its mean target price of $37.5 per share

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