Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.A) is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, January 31st. Analysts expect Royal Dutch Shell to post earnings of $1.55 per share for the quarter.

Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.A) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 1st. The energy company reported $1.36 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.43 by ($0.07). Royal Dutch Shell had a return on equity of 9.95% and a net margin of 5.74%. The business had revenue of $101.55 billion for the quarter. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.50 EPS. Royal Dutch Shell’s revenue for the quarter was up 30.6% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Royal Dutch Shell to post $5 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of NYSE:RDS.A opened at $58.91 on Thursday. Royal Dutch Shell has a one year low of $55.04 and a one year high of $73.86. The company has a quick ratio of 0.87, a current ratio of 1.20 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32. The company has a market cap of $254.74 billion, a PE ratio of 15.34, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.38 and a beta of 0.89.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on RDS.A. Citigroup upgraded shares of Royal Dutch Shell from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 3rd. Wolfe Research began coverage on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a report on Friday, September 28th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $88.00 price objective for the company. Piper Jaffray Companies began coverage on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a report on Tuesday, October 23rd. They set a “neutral” rating for the company. ValuEngine cut shares of Royal Dutch Shell from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, November 8th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research restated a “sell” rating on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a report on Wednesday, November 14th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $82.22.

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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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