What Should You Know About BP p.l.c. Before Investing?

Shares of Energy sector company BP p.l.c. moved -1.1% today, and are now trading at a price of $35.02. The large-cap stock's daily volume was 8,979,542 compared to its average volume of 8,838,385. The S&P 500 index returned a -1.0% performance.

BP p.l.c. provides carbon products and services. The company operates through Gas & Low Carbon Energy, Oil Production & Operations, and Customers & Products segments. The company is based in London and has 67,600 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $100,236,345,344. BP p.l.c. currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 0.8% per year.

15 analysts are following BP p.l.c. and have set target prices ranging from $38.0 to $62.0 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At today's prices, BP is trading -21.78% away from its average analyst target price of $44.77 per share.

Over the last year, BP's share price has increased by 1.1%, which represents a difference of -21.9% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $41.38 per share whereas its 52 week low is $33.53.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2016 19,133,000 21,204,000 -2,071,000 -118.69
2015 19,133,000 20,080,000 -947,000
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