Insider Buying: BP plc (BP) Insider Purchases 63 Shares of Stock
BP plc (LON:BP) insider Brian Gilvary bought 63 shares of BP plc stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 10th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 486 ($6.39) per share, for a total transaction of £306.18 ($402.55).
Brian Gilvary also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Monday, September 11th, Brian Gilvary bought 70 shares of BP plc stock. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 446 ($5.86) per share, for a total transaction of £312.20 ($410.47).
- On Thursday, August 10th, Brian Gilvary bought 68 shares of BP plc stock. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 469 ($6.17) per share, for a total transaction of £318.92 ($419.30).
Shares of BP plc (LON:BP) traded up 0.57% on Thursday, reaching GBX 491.45. The company had a trading volume of 15,723,393 shares. BP plc has a 52 week low of GBX 432.15 and a 52 week high of GBX 521.20. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 460.58 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 457.93. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 96.75 billion.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 22nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 10th were given a dividend of $0.10 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 10th. This represents a yield of 1.64%.
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BP has been the topic of several research reports. Barclays PLC restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 675 ($8.87) price target on shares of BP plc in a research note on Monday, August 21st. Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 530 ($6.97) price target on shares of BP plc in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Jefferies Group LLC set a GBX 470 ($6.18) price target on BP plc and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. UBS AG set a GBX 525 ($6.90) price target on BP plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG raised their price target on BP plc from GBX 505 ($6.64) to GBX 520 ($6.84) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, September 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. BP plc has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 511.05 ($6.72).
About BP plc
BP p.l.c. is an integrated oil and gas company. The Company owns an interest in OJSC Oil Company Rosneft (Rosneft), an oil and gas company. The Company’s segments include Upstream, Downstream, Rosneft, and Other businesses and corporate. The Upstream segment is engaged in oil and natural gas exploration, field development and production, as well as midstream transportation, storage and processing.
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