Jefferies Financial Group reissued their buy rating on shares of Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSA) in a report released on Friday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
Several other brokerages have also commented on RDSA. UBS Group reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 2,900 ($37.89) price objective on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a report on Wednesday, May 29th. HSBC upgraded AU Optronics from a reduce rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 10th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a top pick rating on shares of in a research report on Thursday, July 4th. Credit Suisse Group started coverage on LTC Properties in a research report on Wednesday, July 10th. They issued an underperform rating and a $19.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Barclays restated an underweight rating on shares of in a research report on Thursday, July 4th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Royal Dutch Shell currently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 2,956.25 ($38.63).
Shares of RDSA opened at GBX 2,592.50 ($33.88) on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 46.21, a quick ratio of 0.80 and a current ratio of 1.16. Royal Dutch Shell has a 12 month low of GBX 2,209.50 ($28.87) and a 12 month high of GBX 2,687 ($35.11). The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 2,535.76. The firm has a market capitalization of $112.05 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 916.08.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Monday, June 24th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 16th were given a $0.47 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, May 16th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.49%. Royal Dutch Shell’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 52.30%.
About Royal Dutch Shell
Royal Dutch Shell plc operates as an energy and petrochemical company worldwide. The company operates through Integrated Gas, Upstream, and Downstream segments. It explores for, and extracts crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids; markets and transports oil and gas; produces gas-to-liquids fuels and other products; and operates upstream and midstream infrastructure necessary to deliver gas to market.
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