BP p.l.c. (LON:BP – Get Rating) insider Tushar Morzaria bought 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 2nd. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 406 ($4.97) per share, for a total transaction of £81,200 ($99,497.61).
BP Stock Performance
Shares of LON:BP opened at GBX 410.70 ($5.03) on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of £78.24 billion and a PE ratio of -5.64. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 87.97, a current ratio of 1.19 and a quick ratio of 0.70. The business has a 50-day moving average of GBX 402.23 and a two-hundred day moving average of GBX 394.03. BP p.l.c. has a 12 month low of GBX 286.10 ($3.51) and a 12 month high of GBX 456 ($5.59).
BP Increases Dividend
The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 11th. This is a positive change from BP’s previous dividend of $0.05. This represents a yield of 1.25%. BP’s dividend payout ratio is currently -23.78%.
Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth
BP Company Profile
BP p.l.c. engages in the energy business worldwide. It operates through Gas & Low Carbon Energy, Oil Production & Operations, Customers & Products, and Rosneft segments. It produces and trades in natural gas; offers biofuels; operates onshore and offshore wind power, and solar power generating facilities; and provides de-carbonization solutions and services, such as hydrogen and carbon capture and storage.
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