BP (NYSE:BP): Closing price $45.21
On Tuesday, A United States judge okayed an agreement for BP to plead guilty to manslaughter along with other charges, and to pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for its role in the 2010 oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. In November, the firm agreed to plead guilty to charges linked to the deaths of 11 workers in the drilling rig explosion that ignited the spill, and for lying to Congress about its size.
Markets are at 5-year highs! Discover the best stocks to own. Click here for our fresh Feature Stock Pick now!