By Simon Read, personal finance reporter. The dividend blows for investors and retirement savers just keep on coming. After Shell cut its dividend for the first time since World War II and Britain’s banks suspended their payouts, BP has now halved its dividend – its first cut for more than a decade.
Is BP paying a dividend?
The previous BP plc dividend was 3.9169p and it went ex 2 months ago and it was paid 15 days ago. There are typically 4 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 1.3.
Dividend Summary.SummaryPrevious dividendNext dividendPay date18 Dec 2020 (Fri)26 Mar 2021 (Fri)Ещё 5 строк
What dividend does BP pay?
BP Dividend HistoryEx/EFF DATETYPECASH AMOUNT02/13/2020CASH$0.62511/07/2019CASH$0.6108/08/2019CASH$0.6105/09/2019CASH$0.61Ещё 25 строк
When did BP stop paying dividends?
Did BP suspend dividend?
With the continued momentum across the business, and confidence in BP’s medium- term financial frame, BP has announced a suspension of the scrip dividend programme with effect from the third quarter 2019 dividend. BP does not anticipate offering a scrip dividend election for the foreseeable future.
Is BP a buy or sell?
BP has received a consensus rating of Buy. The company’s average rating score is 2.55, and is based on 13 buy ratings, 8 hold ratings, and 1 sell rating.
Is BP a good dividend stock?
For people investing in BP stock today, the newly-trimmed dividend still offers an 8% yield. That’s cold comfort for long-time shareholders, but it’s a juicy offer for people that have confidence in BP’s new business direction. Furthermore, with the cash it saves, BP has a reasonable plan.
What stocks pay the highest dividends?
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How long do you have to hold a stock to get a dividend?
Which oil company pays the highest dividend?
Three oil and gas companies pay decent dividends while keeping their debt in check. Chevron (ticker: CVX) tops the list.
Why is BP share price dropping?
Investors are dumping the BP share price for two reasons. Firstly, Saudi Arabia’s decision to increase its oil output has hammered the price of the black gold. All oil producers are being hurt by this decision. Secondly, the coronavirus outbreak will hit global economic growth, and that will lead to reduced oil demand.
How many times a year does BP pay a dividend?
There are typically 4 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 1.3. Our premium tools have predicted BP plc – ADR with 86% accuracy.
Who is the registrar for BP shares?
The BP Registrar has changed and from 22 October 2012 the register is being maintained on behalf of the company by Link Asset Services. BP is working with Link Asset Services to enhance shareholder services and to help you manage your shareholdings easily and efficiently.