Royal Dutch Shell plc ADR (NYSE:RDS.A) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nineteen brokerages that are covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, twelve have issued a hold recommendation, four have issued a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $57.00.
RDS.A has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Royal Dutch Shell from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $35.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 1st. Berenberg Bank cut shares of Royal Dutch Shell from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, May 1st. UBS Group restated a “buy” rating on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a research report on Monday, June 15th. Panmure Gordon cut shares of Royal Dutch Shell from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, May 1st. Finally, Morgan Stanley restated an “equal weight” rating on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a research report on Monday, April 20th.
Shares of NYSE:RDS.A opened at $29.81 on Tuesday. Royal Dutch Shell has a 52-week low of $21.25 and a 52-week high of $63.59. The stock has a market cap of $116.37 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.57, a PEG ratio of 7.95 and a beta of 0.80. The company has a quick ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 1.11 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43. The business has a 50-day moving average price of $33.13 and a 200-day moving average price of $38.58.
Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.A) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 30th. The energy company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.23) by $0.39. Royal Dutch Shell had a positive return on equity of 5.93% and a negative net margin of 4.22%. The firm had revenue of $32.50 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $53.70 billion. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.43 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 64.1% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, equities analysts anticipate that Royal Dutch Shell will post 0.75 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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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