BP plc (BP) Position Boosted by Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC

Tuesday, 17 Apr, 2018

The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $33.85. About 900,391 shares traded.

Headlines about BP (NYSE:BP) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. It has underperformed by 2.39% the S&P500. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. now owns 2,740 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $115,000 after acquiring an additional 1,502 shares in the last quarter. Bp Plc Adr has $140.22B MC. Its shares touched $42.96 on during the last trading session after 0.23% change.Currently BP p.l.c.is uptrending after 18.43% change in last April 16, 2017. Stonehearth Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in BP in the 4th quarter valued at about $115,000. The stock of BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) earned "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, February 13. BP outperformed the S&P500 by 6.88%. Its down 0.20, from 1.76 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 2 investors sold GAM shares while 18 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. Wms Prtn Ltd Co reported 1,090 shares. Us Natl Bank De accumulated 80 shares. Fdx Incorporated accumulated 11,609 shares or 0.02% of the stock. 23,089 are held by Blair William And Il. Investors of record on Friday, February 16th were paid a $0.60 dividend. Stratos Wealth Ptnrs Limited owns 13,297 shares or 0.02% of their U.S. portfolio. Marketfield Asset Management Limited Liability Company invested in 2.67% or 27,153 shares. California-based Eqis Cap Mgmt has invested 0.03% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

Barnett & Company Inc, which manages about $382.43M and $204.84 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Delta Air Lines Inc Del (NYSE:DAL) by 5,650 shares to 57,600 shares, valued at $3.23 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Kahn Brothers Group Inc has risen its stake in Bank Of America (NYSE:BAC) and also increased its holding in Blackberry (NASDAQ:BBRY) by 108,800 shares in the quarter, for a total of 4.55 million shares.

Analysts await Bridgepoint Education, Inc. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.13 earnings per share. BPI's profit will be $3.26 million for 12.75 P/E if the $0.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.97 actual EPS reported by Henry Schein, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.15% negative EPS growth.

Total analysts of 7 have positions in BP plc (NYSE:BP) as follows: 4 rated it a "Buy", 0 with "Sell" and 3 with "Hold". Therefore 50% are positive. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. On Monday, February 12 the stock of BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) has "Buy" rating given by Societe Generale. Zacks downgraded Bridgepoint Education, Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, March 9. HSBC Holdings plc upped their price objective on BP plc from GBX 540 ($6.60) to GBX 590 ($7.21) and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 10th. Piper Jaffray maintained Bridgepoint Education, Inc.

Among 29 analysts covering BP (NYSE:BP), 21 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. On Tuesday, October 24 Cowen & Co maintained the shares of BP in report with "Hold" rating. In Thursday, October 19 report Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating. Citigroup raised BP from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, March 29th.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on BP. Scotiabank reissued a "buy" rating and set a $47.00 price target on shares of BP in a research note on Monday, April 9th. On Tuesday, September 15 the stock rating was upgraded by Liberum Capital to "Buy".