Royal Dutch Shell plc ADR (NYSE:RDS.A) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 1st, NASDAQ reports. Investors 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 yield of 5.07%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 15th.

NYSE:RDS.A opened at $63.00 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $267.46 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.41, a PEG ratio of 0.85 and a beta of 1.01. Royal Dutch Shell has a 52-week low of $60.53 and a 52-week high of $73.86. The company has a current ratio of 1.20, a quick ratio of 0.87 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 analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.43 by ($0.07). The firm had revenue of $101.55 billion for the quarter. Royal Dutch Shell had a return on equity of 9.95% and a net margin of 5.74%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 30.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.50 earnings per share. Sell-side analysts anticipate that Royal Dutch Shell will post 5.57 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms recently weighed in on RDS.A. Zacks Investment Research lowered Royal Dutch Shell from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 13th. Morgan Stanley lowered Royal Dutch Shell from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 1st. Piper Jaffray Companies began coverage on Royal Dutch Shell in a research report on Tuesday, October 23rd. They issued a “neutral” rating for the company. Wolfe Research began coverage on Royal Dutch Shell in a research report on Friday, September 28th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $88.00 price target for the company. Finally, Raymond James upgraded Royal Dutch Shell from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 19th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $81.85.

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About Royal Dutch Shell

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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