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MarketScreener Homepage  >  Equities  >  London Stock Exchange  >  BP plc    BP.   GB0007980591


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BP plc : The downward trend should continue

01/14/2020 | 04:03am EST
short sell
Target price hit
Entry price : 495.85GBX | Target : 462.5GBX | Stop-loss : 520GBX | Potential : 6.73%
The technical chart pattern of stocks in BP plc suggests a continuation of the underlying downward trend, which has already been in place for a number of trading sessions.
Investors should open a short trade and target the GBX 462.5.
BP plc : BP plc : The downward trend should continue
  • The company shows low valuation levels, with an enterprise value at 0.54 times its sales.
  • This company will be of major interest to investors in search of a high dividend stock.
  • Analysts covering this company mostly recommend stock overweighting or purchase.
  • The average target price set by analysts covering the stock is above current prices and offers a tremendous appreciation potential.

  • The share is close to its long-term resistance in weekly data. Therefore, the potential should be limited. However, a further bullish movement when crossing this resistance will be a positive signal.
  • According to Standard & Poor's' forecast, revenue growth prospects are expected to be very low for the next fiscal years.
  • The company does not generate enough profits, which is an alarming weak point.
  • For the last four months, the sales outlook for the coming years has been revised downwards. No recovery of the group's activities is yet foreseen.
  • For the past seven days, analysts have been lowering their EPS expectations for the company.
  • For the last four months, earnings estimated by analysts have been revised downwards with respect to the next two years.
  • For the last 12 months, analysts have been regularly downgrading their EPS expectations. Analysts predict worse results for the company against their predictions a year ago.
  • The underlying tendency is negative on the weekly chart below the resistance at 508.9 GBp

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Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
AMP LIMITED -0.32% 1.55 End-of-day quote.-0.64%
AT HOME GROUP INC. 3.31% 25.9 Delayed Quote.62.16%
BP PLC 0.61% 282.35 Delayed Quote.10.15%
BYD COMPANY LIMITED 9.35% 278.4 End-of-day quote.37.01%
NEXT PLC -0.03% 7880 Delayed Quote.11.23%

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Financials (USD)
Sales 2020 191 B - -
Net income 2020 -22 283 M - -
Net Debt 2020 45 474 M - -
P/E ratio 2020 -2,59x
Yield 2020 9,68%
Capitalization 57 066 M 78 374 M -
EV / Sales 2020 0,54x
EV / Sales 2021 0,44x
Nbr of Employees 67 600
Free-Float 93,5%
Upcoming event on BP PLC
Income Statement Evolution
Mean consensus OUTPERFORM
Number of Analysts 23
Average target price 4,49 $
Last Close Price 2,82 $
Spread / Highest target 136%
Spread / Average Target 58,9%
Spread / Lowest Target -11,1%
EPS Revisions
Managers and Directors
Bernard Looney Chief Executive Officer & Director
Helge Lund Chairman
Andy Hopwood COO & Executive VP-Upstream Strategy
Murray Auchincloss Chief Financial Officer
Angela Rosemary Emily Strank Chief Scientist & Head-Downstream Technology
Sector and Competitors
1st jan.Capitalization (M$)
BP PLC10.15%77 440
NESTE OYJ2.06%56 224
PTT-5.88%38 088