• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $34.69
  • Forecasted Upside: 15.92 %
  • Number of Analysts: 19
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 7 Hold Ratings
  • 11 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for BP

Analyst Price Target is $34.69
▲ +15.92% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 19 analysts offering 12 month price targets for BP in the last 3 months. The average price target is $34.69, with a high forecast of $70.00 and a low forecast of $23.76. The average price target represents a 15.92% upside from the last price of $29.93.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 19 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in BP. This rating changed within the last month from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 6 hold ratings
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  • 7 hold ratings
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Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 11 buy ratings
  • 7 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/15/2021Berenberg BankUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
10/12/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
10/11/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
10/4/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightLow
9/23/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
9/16/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHoldLow
8/6/2021Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$14.74 ➝ $28.49Low
8/4/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformLow
8/4/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHoldLow
7/23/2021Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$32.00 ➝ $37.00Low
7/22/2021HSBCSet Price TargetHold$23.76Low
7/19/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderweightLow
7/6/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightMedium
6/30/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$31.00 ➝ $32.00Low
6/30/2021CitigroupBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Neutral$70.00Low
6/24/2021HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$14.74 ➝ $27.00Low
5/17/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$30.00 ➝ $33.00Low
4/30/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldLow
4/28/2021Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyLow
4/20/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHoldLow
4/16/2021HSBCUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
4/1/2021Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$28.00 ➝ $32.00Low
3/30/2021Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightMedium
3/17/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$27.00 ➝ $29.00Medium
3/12/2021Oddo BhfDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformLow
3/3/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightMedium
2/16/2021ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Sector Outperform$28.00Low
2/3/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformMedium
2/3/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformMedium
2/3/2021Raymond JamesLower Price TargetOutperform$30.00 ➝ $27.00Medium
1/27/2021MKM PartnersInitiated CoverageBuy$31.00Low
1/21/2021Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHoldMedium
1/15/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightMedium
1/13/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformMedium
1/12/2021MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$27.00Medium
1/8/2021Piper SandlerLower Price TargetOverweight$31.00 ➝ $28.00Low
12/15/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightLow
12/9/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldLow
12/2/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
11/30/2020HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
11/17/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Sector PerformMedium
11/2/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal WeightLow
10/29/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldLow
10/28/2020DZ BankUpgradeSell ➝ BuyLow
10/15/2020AlphaValueDowngradeBuy ➝ ReduceHigh
10/12/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformLow
10/9/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldLow
10/7/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderweightLow
9/23/2020ScotiabankInitiated CoverageSector Perform$23.00Low
9/17/2020CowenLower Price TargetMarket Perform$22.00 ➝ $21.00Medium
9/16/2020CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutralHigh
9/15/2020Raymond JamesReiterated RatingBuy$28.00Medium
9/14/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
8/17/2020Piper SandlerUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$28.00 ➝ $31.00Medium
8/5/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralLow
8/5/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingUnderperformLow
8/5/2020Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
7/20/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$26.00 ➝ $28.00Low
7/16/2020Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$26.90Low
7/15/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
7/14/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralLow
7/7/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuyMedium
7/1/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightLow
7/1/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
6/15/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
6/15/2020DZ BankReiterated RatingSellHigh
6/2/2020Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform ➝ Outperform$31.00Low
5/28/2020Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
5/14/2020Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightLow
5/13/2020Redburn PartnersUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyMedium
4/29/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingUnderperformLow
4/28/2020CfraLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Hold$42.00 ➝ $26.00Low
4/21/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightHigh
4/20/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightHigh
4/8/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralMedium
4/3/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$27.00 ➝ $31.00Low
3/20/2020Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightHigh
3/20/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$46.00 ➝ $27.00High
3/17/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyHigh
3/17/2020Raymond JamesLower Price TargetOutperform$44.00 ➝ $36.00Medium
3/16/2020Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
3/16/2020Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ UnderperformLow
3/12/2020CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
3/9/2020Piper SandlerDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$40.00Medium
3/4/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightLow
1/21/2020Raymond JamesReiterated RatingBuy$48.00Medium
1/14/2020Berenberg BankDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
1/6/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightLow
11/26/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageBuy$47.00Medium
10/31/2019ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
9/16/2019Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyLow
9/11/2019Grupo SantanderUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium
8/30/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyLow
8/20/2019BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$53.00 ➝ $53.00Low
7/31/2019Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$46.30 ➝ $48.60Low
7/10/2019Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$41.06Low
4/16/2019Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeTop Pick ➝ Outperform$44.65Low
3/7/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyLow
12/18/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$41.00Medium
11/20/2018Raymond JamesUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformMedium
10/23/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ OverweightHigh
10/3/2018Redburn PartnersUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$90.00Low
9/11/2018Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ BuyMedium
9/5/2018Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightLow
8/31/2018SantanderUpgradeUnderperform ➝ HoldLow
8/9/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeBuy ➝ Conviction-BuyLow
7/9/2018Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeOutperform ➝ Top PickLow
5/29/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuyMedium
5/21/2018SantanderDowngradeHold ➝ UnderperformLow
4/26/2018MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralLow
4/23/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$43.91 ➝ $54.00Low
4/9/2018ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuy$47.00High
3/29/2018CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
2/26/2018Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$33.10 ➝ $40.10Low
2/13/2018Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightLow
2/12/2018Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
1/24/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$51.00Low
11/1/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuy$39.00N/A
11/1/2017Evercore ISIBoost Price TargetOutperform$43.00 ➝ $48.00N/A
10/24/2017CowenReiterated RatingHold$39.00N/A
10/3/2017Kepler Capital MarketsUpgradeReduce ➝ HoldLow
9/28/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$39.00Low
9/18/2017BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformLow
8/29/2017Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetHold$36.00Low
8/25/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetBuy$39.00Low
8/4/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$36.33 ➝ $42.00Low
8/1/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetBuy$37.00Low
7/26/2017Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$35.04 ➝ $34.90Low
7/14/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$35.90Low
6/30/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuy$37.00Low
6/30/2017Kepler Capital MarketsDowngradeHold ➝ ReduceLow
6/30/2017Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformLow
6/21/2017MacquarieDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformLow
6/12/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
6/12/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyLow
6/1/2017ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$36.00 ➝ $41.00Low
5/17/2017Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetHold$36.00Low
4/19/2017SimmonsBoost Price TargetNeutral$34.00 ➝ $35.00Low
4/19/2017CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$38.88 ➝ $30.66Medium
4/13/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyMedium
4/4/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
3/27/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuy$38.00Low
3/2/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetBuy$40.00N/A
2/22/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingHold$34.70N/A
2/22/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyN/A
1/30/2017Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$27.01 ➝ $35.89N/A
1/19/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyN/A
1/18/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$37.50N/A
12/21/2016UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyN/A
12/15/2016Howard WeilDowngradeFocus List ➝ Outperform$42.00N/A
12/1/2016Independent ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
11/30/2016Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$33.50 ➝ $35.50N/A
11/28/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingNeutralN/A
11/2/2016Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
10/20/2016UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$27.01 ➝ $36.05N/A
(Data available from 10/18/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.09 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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Current Sentiment

  • 8 very positive mentions
  • 27 positive mentions
  • 12 negative mentions
  • 3 very negative mentions

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BP Plc operates as an integrated oil and gas company. It operates through the following segments: Upstream, Downstream and Rosneft. The Upstream segment engages in the oil and natural gas exploration, field development and production, midstream transportation, storage and processing and marketing and trade of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas and power and natural gas liquids. The Downstream segment refines, manufactures, markets, transports, supplies, and trades crude oil, petroleum, petrochemicals products and related services to wholesale and retail customers. The Rosneft segment engages in investment activities. The company was founded by William Knox D'Arcy on April 14, 1909 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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Today's Range

Now: $29.93
Low: $29.86
High: $30.11

50 Day Range

MA: $25.93
Low: $23.56
High: $29.93

52 Week Range

Now: $29.93
Low: $14.74
High: $30.11


11,813,000 shs

Average Volume

13,713,946 shs

Market Capitalization

$100.47 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of BP?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued research reports on BP in the last year: Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, Citigroup Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, DZ Bank AG, HSBC Holdings plc, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mizuho, MKM Partners, Morgan Stanley, Oddo Bhf, Piper Sandler, Raymond James, Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, Societe Generale, TheStreet, Wells Fargo & Company, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for BP?

9 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for BP in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $34.69, suggesting a possible upside of 15.9%. Citigroup Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting BP will reach $70.00 in the next twelve months. HSBC Holdings plc has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $23.76 for BP in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for BP?

BP currently has 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe BP will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of BP.
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How do I contact BP's investor relations team?

BP's physical mailing address is 1 ST JAMES`S SQUARE, LONDON X0, SW1Y 4PD. The oil and gas exploration company's listed phone number is 442074965311 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for BP is www.bp.com.