BP Can't Stop Oil Flow, Can't Stop Stock from Falling


BP Plc (NYSE:BP) shares are less than $1 away from its 52-week low, ending the day at $45.27.  Depsite all the moves to stop the oil, Wall Street continues to hammer away at BP's market cap.

BP Stock Not as Bad as Market has Treated It (NYSE:BP)


As we all know, BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP) has been punished for the oil spill.  Yet, as often happens, sometimes the market overreacts to events occurring to a company. 

Trading BP on Weakness: Oil Spill vs. Reality


Every other trader has made a decision on going long, short, or avoiding shares of BP Plc (NYSE:BP).  On Monday BP shares hit their lowest level at $47.50, today the stock is back up to $51.26 and up 1.7% for the day.  Have BP shares hit bottom? BP shares have a 52-week range of $44 to $62.

Oil Spill Worsens: Update as of May 1st (NYSE:BP),(NYSE:RIG)

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BP Plc (NYSE:BP) and Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG) shares continue to plunge, during the past five trading session the loss racked up to -13% for BP and -20% for RIG shares.

BP and Transocean Shares Finally Fall on Worsening Oil Slick News (BP, RIG)

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BP Plc (NYSE:BP) and Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG) shares are feeling the heat as the oil slick news takes a turn for the worse, heading into the afternoon BP shares are down 6% and RIG is down 5.6%.

Transocean Shares Holding Despite the Oil Spill

Transocean LTD (Public, NYSE:RIG)

Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG) shares are holding up well despite the oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico at a rate of 42,000 gallons per day.  In the last 5 days Transocean shares have only fallen 4%, they owned the oil rig that is now at the bottom of the ocean.

Monday Upgrades: BP and Abercrombie (NYSE:BP),(NYSE:ANF)


Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) and BP Plc (NYSE:BP) received some analyst love this morning, both stocks have been upgraded and are on the move.

Chasing High Yield Dividends with Barrons: BP, China Mobile, GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:BP),(NYSE:GSK),(NYSE:CHL)

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Barron's says foreign firms believe in returning more of their excess capital to shareholders and thus tend offer more attractive dividend yields than their U.S. counterparts. On the list includes such players as BP Plc. (NYSE:BP), China Mobile (NYSE:CHL), and GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK).

BP if only for the Dividend


BP Plc (NYSE:BP) shares closed at $43.85 on Friday which puts their Dividend at a 7.66% return.  We all know oil will not stay at $30 to $40 a barrel and as BP and oil stocks comeback, that dividend will pay off in spades.

A Buyer for Verasun?


So, will it be privately held POET or Archer Daniels Midland (NYSE:ADM) that vault to the top of the ethanol food chain?

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