BP Dividend yield

 Price  4.88
 Dividend  0.22
 Earnings  0.00
 Cash-flow  1.88
 Book value  3.25
 Equity  0.00

BP is part of Oil and Gas Producers business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. BP is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

BP stock dividend

BP paid a total dividend of 3,880 million GBP last year, for a market value of 86,069 millions (Market Cap 84,111 millions). BP dividend per share is 0.22 GBP, and his stock market price 4.88 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, BP has a dividend yield of 4.46%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also bigger than average of Oil and Gas industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare BP stocks dividend with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or other of the highest UK dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of BP

BP Dividend Payout

About the ability of BP to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.22 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.46%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). BP payout on ernings is currently 0.00%, which is lower than the market average and companies in his industry and sector.

higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.22, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of BP, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Oil and Gas industry and Oil and Gas Producers sector companies.

BP payout

BP Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of BP's dividend stock, both in percentage and in GBP, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of BP dividend stock, and compare it with the average of UK stocks and that of the Oil and Gas Producers stocks.

BP stock dividend history

BP Stock performance

Finally, last moth BP showed a return of 0.90% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.44% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 10.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

BP stock and market return