BP p.l.c. (ADR)

NYSE: BP
$17.86
-$0.07 (-0.4%)
Closing price September 25, 2020
Crude oil prices have dropped by nearly $6 a barrel over the past month. Short sellers don't think the decline is over yet.
Some of the biggest players in the energy sector are reporting some solid results, and with tensions in the Middle East once again rising as Iran has seized yet another tanker, four high-yielding...
Stocks saw profit-taking on Tuesday, but the major indexes were up on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve’s expected interest rate cut in the afternoon. Earnings season is proving to be...
BP's profits rose sequentially as prices for crude rose and U.S. production rose by 95,000 barrels a day year over year. Sequentially, production rose by 51,000 barrels a day.
Of the companies we watch, short interest rose on two of six energy stocks during the two-week reporting period ending July 15.
Short sellers seemed content with their positions in oil and gas stocks during the most recent short interest period ending June 28.
After looking at the daily flow of calls on Wednesday, it turns out that there were eight analyst upgrades in large-cap and mega-cap stocks that stood out.
The top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations on Wednesday included Acacia Communications, Baidu, BioMarin Pharmaceuticals, Boeing, BP, CSX, Deere, HCA, PepsiCo, Redfin, S&P Global,...
Short interest rose among integrated oil and gas producers in the two-week reporting period that ended June 14. Short sellers boosted their short positions in one company by a full third.
Short interest fell in four of the six oil & gas companies we track. Do short sellers really believe that oil prices won't go any lower?
Short sellers loved the winner of a $38 billion acquisition and did not love the company that gave up.
Three of the world's largest oil companies have adopted proposals to make them more responsive to and transparent regarding their impact on climate change. Don't expect any big changes.
The now-concluded battle over which oil giant would get to pay billions of dollars for Anadarko is now over and short sellers probably made some money no matter which horse they backed.
Now that Chevron has declined to make a counter-offer to Occidental's bid for Anadarko, where else can Chevron and the other supermajor companies look for possible acquisitions?
Two mid-size energy master limited partnerships announced a definitive merger agreement Wednesday morning.