• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $205.93
  • Forecasted Upside: 553.54 %
  • Number of Analysts: 16
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 11 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for BP

Analyst Price Target is $205.93
▲ +553.54% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 16 analysts offering 12 month price targets for BP in the last 3 months. The average price target is $205.93, with a high forecast of $566.00 and a low forecast of $4.10. The average price target represents a 553.54% upside from the last price of $31.51.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 16 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in BP. This rating has held steady since December 2021, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 7 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
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  • 6 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
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  • 6 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
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  • 2 sell ratings
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  • 1 sell ratings

Latest Recommendations

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

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/17/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetGBX 540 ➝ GBX 566Low
8/3/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetUnderweight$31.00 ➝ $29.00Low
8/3/2022TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHold$33.00 ➝ $35.00Low
7/20/2022HSBCLower TargetGBX 455 ➝ GBX 430Low
7/19/2022Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$42.00 ➝ $44.00Low
7/6/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetGBX 450 ➝ GBX 472N/A
6/9/2022Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutralMedium
5/4/2022TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHold$34.00 ➝ $36.00Medium
4/19/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetGBX 480 ➝ GBX 500Low
4/18/2022Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$37.00 ➝ $39.00Low
3/23/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetGBX 455 ➝ GBX 450Low
3/23/2022Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightLow
3/11/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetUnderweight$28.00 ➝ $29.00Low
3/8/2022Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralHigh
3/1/2022Berenberg BankLower TargetGBX 475 ➝ GBX 450Low
3/1/2022MKM PartnersLower TargetBuy$46.00 ➝ $42.00Medium
2/28/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetGBX 600 ➝ GBX 500Medium
2/28/2022CowenLower TargetMarket Perform$31.00 ➝ $30.00High
2/25/2022Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
2/10/2022TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHold$32.00 ➝ $37.00Low
2/9/2022Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$36.00 ➝ $37.00Low
1/18/2022Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$33.00 ➝ $36.00Low
1/7/2022BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$4.10Medium
1/5/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Underweight$29.00Medium
1/4/2022Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$36.00High
12/3/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium
11/29/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightMedium
11/9/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
10/25/2021TD SecuritiesInitiated CoverageHold$31.00Low
10/20/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$30.00 ➝ $33.00Low
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 TargetOverweight$32.00 ➝ $37.00Low
7/22/2021HSBCSet TargetHold$23.76Low
7/19/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderweightLow
7/6/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightMedium
6/30/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$31.00 ➝ $32.00Low
6/30/2021CitigroupBoost TargetHold ➝ Neutral$70.00Low
6/24/2021HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$14.74 ➝ $27.00Low
5/17/2021MizuhoBoost 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 TargetOverweight$28.00 ➝ $32.00Low
3/30/2021Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightMedium
3/17/2021Raymond JamesBoost 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 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 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 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 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 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 TargetOverweight$27.00 ➝ $31.00Low
3/20/2020Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightHigh
3/20/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$46.00 ➝ $27.00High
3/17/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyHigh
3/17/2020Raymond JamesLower 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 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 TargetHold$36.00Low
8/25/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet TargetBuy$39.00Low
(Data available from 8/19/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.49 (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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  • 16 very positive mentions
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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. The company is also involved in the convenience and mobility business, which manages the sale of fuels to retail customers, convenience products, aviation fuels, and Castrol lubricants; and refining and trading of oil products, as well as operation of electric vehicle charging facilities. In addition, it produces and refines oil and gas; and invests in upstream, downstream, and alternative energy companies, as well as in advanced mobility, bio and low carbon products, carbon management, digital transformation, and power and storage areas. The company was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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Today's Range

Now: $31.51
Low: $31.47
High: $31.93

50 Day Range

MA: $28.92
Low: $26.02
High: $31.92

52 Week Range

Now: $31.51
Low: $23.39
High: $34.30


16,092,151 shs

Average Volume

14,497,931 shs

Market Capitalization

$101.56 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: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, BNP Paribas, Cowen Inc, Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Evercore ISI, HSBC Holdings plc, JPMorgan Chase & Co., MKM Partners, Morgan Stanley, Piper Sandler, Raymond James, Royal Bank of Canada, StockNews.com, TD Securities, TheStreet, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for BP?

13 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for BP in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $205.93, suggesting a possible upside of 553.5%. Morgan Stanley has the highest price target set, predicting BP will reach $566.00 in the next twelve months. BNP Paribas has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $4.10 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, 4 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. Learn More about contacing BP investor relations.