BP p.l.c. (LON:BP) declared a dividend on Tuesday, April 27th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 6th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share by the oil and gas exploration company on Friday, June 18th. This represents a yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 6th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
LON:BP opened at GBX 303 ($3.96) on Tuesday. BP has a 12 month low of GBX 2.95 ($0.04) and a 12 month high of GBX 508.70 ($6.65). The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 300.43 and its two-hundred day moving average price is GBX 262.36. The firm has a market cap of £61.65 billion and a PE ratio of -7.59. The company has a quick ratio of 0.86, a current ratio of 1.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 82.96.
In other BP news, insider Tushar Morzaria purchased 15,696 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, April 28th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 300 ($3.92) per share, with a total value of £47,088 ($61,520.77). Also, insider Bernard Looney acquired 120 shares of BP stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 10th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 260 ($3.40) per share, with a total value of £312 ($407.63). Insiders have purchased 15,913 shares of company stock valued at $4,770,555 in the last 90 days.
BP Company Profile
BP PLC engages in the energy business worldwide. It operates through three segments: Upstream, Downstream, and Rosneft. The Upstream segment is involved in the oil and natural gas exploration, and field development and production; midstream transportation, storage, and processing; and marketing and trading of liquefied natural gas (LNG), biogas, power, and natural gas liquids (NGLs).
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