Royal Dutch Shell plc ADR (NYSE:RDS.A) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 1st, NASDAQ reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 16th will be given a dividend of 0.799 per share by the energy company on Wednesday, December 19th. This represents a $3.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.07%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 15th.
Royal Dutch Shell stock opened at $63.00 on Friday. Royal Dutch Shell has a 52-week low of $60.53 and a 52-week high of $73.86. The firm has a market cap of $267.46 billion, a PE ratio of 16.41, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.85 and a beta of 1.01. The company has a quick ratio of 0.87, a current ratio of 1.20 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32.
Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.A) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 1st. The energy company reported $1.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.43 by ($0.07). Royal Dutch Shell had a return on equity of 9.95% and a net margin of 5.74%. The business had revenue of $101.55 billion for the quarter. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.50 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 30.6% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts anticipate that Royal Dutch Shell will post 5.57 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several research analysts have recently weighed in on RDS.A shares. Jefferies Financial Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a research report on Friday, July 27th. Morgan Stanley cut shares of Royal Dutch Shell from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 1st. Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a research report on Tuesday, September 11th. They set a “hold” rating on the stock. Santander raised shares of Royal Dutch Shell from an “underperform” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 31st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Royal Dutch Shell from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 13th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $81.85.
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Royal Dutch Shell Company Profile
Royal Dutch Shell Plc engages in the oil and natural gas production. It operates through the following segments: Integrated Gas, Upstream, Downstream, and Corporate. The Integrated Gas segment manages liquefied natural gas activities and the conversion of natural gas into gas to liquids fuels and other products.
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