Since BP (BP) is a U.K. company with depositary receipts that trade in the U.S., its 50% plunge...

|About: BP p.l.c. (BP)|By:, SA News Editor

Since BP (BP) is a U.K. company with depositary receipts that trade in the U.S., its 50% plunge this year has left many energy-sector ETFs unscathed. These broad benchmarks typically focus on U.S. stocks only, a quirk which has benefited not a few investors in this case.