Are Analysts Bullish BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) After Last Week?

May 16, 2018 - By Jeanette Kaplan

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BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering BP plc (NYSE:BP), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. BP plc had 13 analyst reports since December 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, December 20, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Buy” rating and $4900 target in Sunday, April 22 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, March 29. Scotia Capital maintained BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) rating on Monday, April 9. Scotia Capital has “Buy” rating and $4700 target. As per Tuesday, February 6, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, February 12 by Societe Generale. Scotia Capital maintained BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) rating on Thursday, December 21. Scotia Capital has “Buy” rating and $46.0 target. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Wednesday, February 7. The stock of BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, April 26 by Macquarie Research. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $41.8 target in Friday, January 19 report. Below is a list of BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) latest ratings and price target changes.

26/04/2018 Broker: Macquarie Research Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Neutral Upgrade
24/04/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
22/04/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $49.0000 Maintain
09/04/2018 Broker: Scotia Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $47.0000 Maintain
29/03/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Upgrade
13/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Equal-Weight Downgrade
12/02/2018 Broker: Societe Generale Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
07/02/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $49.0 Maintain
06/02/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $40.0 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $51.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.28% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $46.66. About 729,438 shares traded. BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) has risen 18.43% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.88% the S&P500.

BP p.l.c. operates as an integrated gas and oil firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $155.33 billion. It operates through three divisions: Upstream, Downstream, and Rosneft. It has a 45.48 P/E ratio. The Upstream segment engages in the oil and natural gas exploration, field development, and production; midstream transportation, storage, and processing; and marketing and trading of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas , and power and natural gas liquids (NGLs).

More notable recent BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “3 Reasons To Consider Buying BP plc (ADR) Stock” on May 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “How BP Views The Oil Market And Why It Matters” published on May 10, 2018, 247Wallst.com published: “BP Earnings on Deck: Is That Big Dividend Safe?” on April 30, 2018. More interesting news about BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “BP: Hold Or Fold?” published on April 18, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “BP Earnings Clear Analysts’ High Bar” with publication date: May 01, 2018.

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