Zacks Rating on BP p.l.c. (BP)

BP p.l.c. (BP) has an average broker rating of 2.44, which is interpreted as a Buy, as rated by 9 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 3 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. Nevertheless, the majority of 5 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 3, which is also a Hold. 1 considers that the stock is a Sell.

BP p.l.c. (BP) : The consensus price target for BP p.l.c. (BP) is $38.43 for the short term with a standard deviation of $5.13. The most optimist securities analyst among the 7 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $46, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $32.


BP p.l.c. has lost 0.23% in the last five trading days and dropped 0.42% in the last 4 weeks. BP p.l.c. is up 9.15% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 15.66%. BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $34.08, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $34.31 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $33.95 and closed the trading day at $34.13, in the green by 0.50%. The total traded volume for the day was 6,766,681. The stock had closed at $33.96 in the previous days trading.

BP p.l.c. (BP) is an integrated oil and gas company. The Company provides its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants and the petrochemicals products used to make everyday items, including paints, clothes and packaging. The Company operates in three business segments: Upstream, Downstream and Rosneft. The Upstream segments activities include oil and natural gas exploration, field development and production; midstream transportation, storage and processing, and the marketing and trading of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas (LNG), together with power and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The Companys Downstream segments activities include the refining, manufacturing, marketing, transportation, and supply and trading of crude oil, petroleum, petrochemicals products and related services to wholesale and retail customers. BPs interest in Rosneft, an oil company in Russia, is reported as a separate operating segment.

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