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Is Royal Dutch Shell plc(NYSE: RDS-A), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS-A) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 7/21/2005. Royal Dutch Shell plc is in the Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Royal Dutch Shell plc, is 5083.24, and so far today it has a volume of 3823900. Performance year to date since the 7/21/2005 is 12.60%.

To help you determine whether Royal Dutch Shell plc is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 11.62. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Royal Dutch Shell plc has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 0.85 and the P/B ratio is 1.02. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 13.1 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Royal Dutch Shell plc is trading at, 48.63 (-0.55% today), Royal Dutch Shell plc has a dividend yield of 7.73%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -1.63, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 125.42% after growing -87.10% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -76.60%, and -19.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 4101.18, and the number of shares float is 1218.61. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 14.80%. The float short is 0.48%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.15. Management has seen a return on assets of -1.30%, and also a return on investment of -1.40%.

The ability for Royal Dutch Shell plc, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.1, and quick ratio is 0.8. Long term debt/equity is 0.42 and total debt/equity is 0.47. In terms of margins, Royal Dutch Shell plc has a gross margin of 15.20%, with its operating margin at -5.30%, and Royal Dutch Shell plc has a profit margin of -2.10%.

The 52 week high is -11.96%, with 44.02% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -5.84% and the 200 day simple moving average is 3.37%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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