Understanding BP p.l.c. (BP) Stock – Key Insights for Investors

Shares of Energy sector company BP p.l.c. moved -4.6% today, and are now trading at a price of $34.88. The Large-Cap stock's daily volume was 10,491,446 compared to its average volume of 8,379,945. The S&P 500 index returned a 0.0% 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 87,800 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $97,315,905,536. BP p.l.c. currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 0.8% per year.

12 analysts are following BP p.l.c. and have set target prices ranging from $38.0 to $49.9 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At today's prices, BP is trading -20.02% away from its average analyst target price of $43.61 per share.

Over the last year, BP's share price has increased by 1.8%, which represents a difference of -23.8% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $40.84 per share whereas its 52 week low is $33.52. With average free cash flows of $3.81 Billion that have been growing at an average rate of 55.3% over the last 5 years, BP p.l.c. is in a position to continue its strong stock performance trend.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2023 32,039,000 22,701,000 9,338,000 -13.59
2022 40,932,000 30,125,000 10,807,000 41.97
2021 23,612,000 16,000,000 7,612,000 393.33
2020 12,162,000 14,757,000 -2,595,000 -182.2
2019 25,770,000 22,613,000 3,157,000 157.62
2018 22,873,000 28,352,000 -5,479,000
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