BP p.l.c. Common (BP) Dividend History

BP p.l.c. is the holding company of one of the world's largest petroleum and petrochemicals groups. Their main activities are exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas; refining, marketing, supply and transportation; and manufacturing and marketing of petrochemicals. They have a growing activity in gas and power and in solar power generation. BP has well-established operations in Europe, North and South America, Australasia and Africa.

Last update 08/16/2017


Dividend Yield Summary

  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Dividends 1.98 2.19 2.33 2.40 2.40 1.20
Average Price 42.39 44.12 47.76 37.87 34.61 35.19
Yield 4.67% 4.96% 4.88% 6.34% 6.93% 3.41%
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2017 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2017-08-09
Dividend Pay Date 2017-09-22

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share 1.15
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 2.40
Dividend Cover 0.48 : 1
52-Week Projected Yield 6.87%
52-Week Trailing Yield 5.13%
6-Year Average Yield 5.17%
6-Year Dividend Change 21.21%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change 3.54%
Number of Dividend Payments (1991-08-19 - 2017-05-10) 100

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2017-05-10 $0.60
2017-02-15 $0.60
2016-11-08 $0.60
2016-08-03 $0.60
2016-05-04 $0.60
2016-02-10 $0.60
2015-11-04 $0.60
2015-08-05 $0.60
2015-05-06 $0.60
2015-02-11 $0.60
2014-11-05 $0.60
2014-08-06 $0.58
2014-05-07 $0.58
2014-02-12 $0.57
2013-11-06 $0.57
2013-08-07 $0.54
2013-05-08 $0.54
2013-02-13 $0.54
2012-11-07 $0.54
2012-08-08 $0.48
2012-05-09 $0.48
2012-02-15 $0.48
2011-11-02 $0.42
2011-08-03 $0.42
2011-05-11 $0.42
2011-02-09 $0.42 Dividend resumes at half rate. Wellhead was capped on July 15th, 2010.
2010-06-21 $0.84 Last dividend is declared before cut in response to April 20th explosion of Deepwater Horizon and subsequent gushing wellhead.
2009-11-10 $0.84
2009-08-12 $0.84
2009-05-13 $0.84
2009-02-18 $0.84
2008-09-08 $0.84
2008-06-09 $0.81
2008-02-20 $0.81
2007-11-07 $0.65
2007-08-08 $0.65
2007-05-09 $0.62
2007-02-21 $0.62
2006-11-08 $0.59
2006-08-09 $0.59
2006-05-10 $0.56
2006-02-22 $0.56
2005-11-08 $0.54
2005-08-10 $0.54
2005-05-11 $0.51
2005-02-16 $0.51
2004-11-09 $0.43
2004-08-11 $0.43
2004-05-12 $0.41
2004-02-18 $0.45
2003-11-12 $0.43
2003-08-13 $0.43
2003-05-14 $0.38
2003-02-26 $0.42
2002-11-13 $0.40
2002-08-14 $0.40
2002-05-15 $0.38
2002-02-20 $0.38
2001-11-14 $0.37
2001-08-15 $0.37
2001-05-16 $0.35
2001-02-21 $0.35
2000-11-15 $0.35
2000-08-16 $0.33
2000-05-17 $0.33
2000-02-23 $0.33
1999-11-17 $0.33
1999-08-18 $0.33
1999-05-19 $0.31
1999-03-03 $0.30
1998-11-10 $0.30 Dividend reduces ahead of December 1998 merger with Amoco.
1998-08-12 $0.37
1998-05-13 $0.36
1998-02-18 $0.35
1997-11-12 $0.35
1997-08-13 $0.34
1997-05-14 $0.32
1997-02-19 $0.32
1996-11-15 $0.31
1996-08-16 $0.29
1996-05-17 $0.20
1996-02-23 $0.19
1995-11-17 $0.18
1995-08-18 $0.24
1995-05-26 $0.18
1995-03-03 $0.18
1994-11-17 $0.15
1994-08-19 $0.14
1994-05-23 $0.14
1994-02-18 $0.12
1993-11-19 $0.12
1993-08-23 $0.12
1993-05-24 $0.12
1993-02-22 $0.10
1992-11-20 $0.13
1992-08-17 $0.16
1992-05-22 $0.30
1992-03-02 $0.30
1991-11-18 $0.25
1991-08-19 $0.24
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