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How to buy BP shares | N/Ap

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BP (BP) is a leading Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels business with stocks listed in UK. It opened the day at N/Ap, after a previous close of N/Ap. During the day the price has varied from a low of N/Ap to a high of N/Ap. The latest price was N/Ap (25-minute delay). BP (BP) is listed on the LSE and employs 67600 staff. All prices are listed in Pence sterlings.

How to buy shares in BP

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in an international company from Australia you’ll need to find a trading platform that offers access to international stock markets. If you’re just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for BP. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: BP. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until BP reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At today's price of pN/A, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of BP, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of BP. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

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BP company summary

Information last updated 2020-09-25.

BP (BP) is a leading Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels business based in the UK. BP (BP) is listed on the LSE and employs 67600 staff.

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Industry Oil & Gas Integrated Currency symbol p
Code BP Country name UK
Type Common Stock Country ISO UK
Name BP p.l.c ISIN GB0007980591
Exchange LSE CUSIP N/A
Currency code GBX Sector Energy
Currency name Pence sterling Full-time employees 67600

Detailed company information

BP PLC engages in the energy business worldwide. It operates through three segments: Upstream, Downstream, and Rosneft. The Upstream segment is involved in the oil and natural gas exploration, and field development and production; midstream transportation, storage, and processing; and marketing and trading of liquefied natural gas (LNG), biogas, power, and natural gas liquids (NGLs). This segment also engages in the ownership and management of crude oil and natural gas pipelines; processing facilities and export terminals; and LNG processing facilities and transportation, as well as NGLs processing business. The Downstream segment refines, manufactures, markets, transports, supplies, and trades in crude oil, petroleum, and petrochemical products and related services to wholesale and retail customers. It offers gasoline, diesel, and aviation fuels; lubricants, and related products and services to the automotive, industrial, marine, and energy markets under the Castrol, BP, and Aral brands; and petrochemical products, such as purified terephthalic acid, paraxylene, acetic acid, olefins and derivatives, and specialty petrochemical products. The Rosneft segment engages in the exploration and production of hydrocarbons, as well as jet fuel, bunkering, bitumen, and lubricants activities. This segment also owns and operates 13 refineries in Russia; and approximately 3,000 retail service stations in Russia and internationally. The company also produces ethanol, bio-isobutanol, bio-power, and solar energy; transports hydrocarbon products through time-chartered and spot-chartered vessels; and holds interests in wind sites. BP PLC was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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