Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON:RDSA) to Issue $0.16 Dividend

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON:RDSA) announced a dividend on Thursday, July 30th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Monday, September 21st. This represents a yield of 1.04%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 13th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

Shares of Royal Dutch Shell stock traded down GBX 1.60 ($0.02) on Thursday, reaching GBX 1,226.80 ($15.10). The company had a trading volume of 3,057,917 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,420,000. The firm has a market cap of $50.31 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.03. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 51.84, a current ratio of 1.12 and a quick ratio of 0.77. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,323.40 and its two-hundred day moving average price is GBX 1,536.30. Royal Dutch Shell has a 1 year low of GBX 3.05 ($0.04) and a 1 year high of GBX 2,636 ($32.44).

A number of analysts recently issued reports on RDSA shares. HSBC lowered their price target on Royal Dutch Shell from GBX 1,575 ($19.38) to GBX 1,500 ($18.46) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, May 14th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of Royal Dutch Shell to a “neutral” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from GBX 1,650 ($20.31) to GBX 1,700 ($20.92) in a research note on Wednesday, July 15th. Citigroup reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a research note on Monday, July 13th. UBS Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a research note on Monday. Finally, Credit Suisse Group decreased their price target on Royal Dutch Shell from GBX 1,900 ($23.38) to GBX 1,700 ($20.92) and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, May 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. Royal Dutch Shell presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,771.30 ($21.80).

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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