Shell plc (NYSE:SHEL) Shares Bought by Beacon Financial Advisory LLC

Beacon Financial Advisory LLC boosted its position in Shell plc (NYSE:SHELFree Report) by 7.6% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 3,675 shares of the energy company’s stock after buying an additional 261 shares during the period. Beacon Financial Advisory LLC’s holdings in Shell were worth $242,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Acadian Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in Shell during the 1st quarter valued at about $443,000. Yousif Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in Shell during the 1st quarter valued at about $3,322,000. Synovus Financial Corp acquired a new stake in shares of Shell during the 1st quarter valued at about $1,018,000. Vontobel Holding Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of Shell during the 1st quarter valued at about $791,000. Finally, Blair William & Co. IL acquired a new stake in shares of Shell during the 1st quarter valued at about $2,090,000. Institutional investors own 28.60% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several brokerages have recently issued reports on SHEL. TheStreet upgraded Shell from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Monday, January 29th. BNP Paribas lowered Shell from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 13th.

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Shell Stock Performance

Shares of NYSE:SHEL opened at $69.49 on Wednesday. The business’s fifty day moving average price is $64.52 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $64.93. Shell plc has a fifty-two week low of $55.78 and a fifty-two week high of $69.78. The stock has a market capitalization of $224.44 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.33, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.06 and a beta of 0.62. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a current ratio of 1.40 and a quick ratio of 1.13.

Shell (NYSE:SHELGet Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 1st. The energy company reported $2.22 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.94 by $0.28. The company had revenue of $80.13 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $89.59 billion. Shell had a return on equity of 14.69% and a net margin of 5.99%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $2.76 earnings per share. As a group, analysts predict that Shell plc will post 8.25 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Shell Dividend Announcement

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, March 25th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 16th were paid a $0.662 dividend. This represents a $2.65 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, February 15th. Shell’s payout ratio is 48.59%.

Shell Profile

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Shell plc operates as an energy and petrochemical company Europe, Asia, Oceania, Africa, the United States, and Rest of the Americas. The company operates through Integrated Gas, Upstream, Marketing, Chemicals and Products, and Renewables and Energy Solutions 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 to deliver gas to market.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Shell (NYSE:SHEL)

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