BP P.L.C.

(NYSE: BP)
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BP P.L.C.: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
8
StockScouter

BP P.L.C., a large-cap value company in the energy sector, is expected to outperform the market over the next six months with very low risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

The price-to-earnings multiple is lower than average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly lower than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive/Neutral for a medium- to large-sized company like BP

Con

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for BP. Negative

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: D

The most recent quarterly earnings report was approximately equal to or higher than analysts’ consensus forecast, but not to a degree that is predictive of future returns. Neutral

Earnings growth in the past year has decelerated rapidly compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Negative

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for BP. Negative

OWNERSHIP
Grade: C

Insider trading information is unavailable or inconsistent.

Shares are neither being accumulated heavily nor sold heavily by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like BP

VALUATION
Grade: B

The price-to-earnings multiple is lower than average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly lower than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive/Neutral for a medium- to large-sized company like BP

The ratio of BP's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is unavailable or inconsistent.

TECHNICAL
Grade: C

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is flat. Neutral

Previous day's closing price for BP was slightly below its 50-day moving average. Negative

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