Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS-A), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 219.9 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Royal Dutch Shell plc is 54.13 (with a change from open of -0.59%), this in conjunction with a target price of 62.81. Volume today has so far reached 1942661, with an average volume of about 3254.13. The GAP for this stock, is 0.00%.
The P/E ratio is 28.96, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 12.03. The current EPS for Royal Dutch Shell plc, is 1.87, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 91.20%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -0.46%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for Royal Dutch Shell plc, EPS is looking like it will grow 24.80% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 7.00%. Quarter over quarter is 542.80% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 47.90%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -34.90%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -13.10%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 12.10%. Shares outstanding is 4062.37, while shares float is at a value of 3181.29. Float short for Royal Dutch Shell plc is 0.22% and the short ratio is 2.19.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.44, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.48. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.2, and the quick ratio is 0.9. The most recent gross margin is 18.70% and their operating margin is 3.20%. The profit margin is 3.00%.
Royal Dutch Shell plc has seen returns on assets of 1.80%, and on investment, 0.00%. Return on equity is 4.00%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 4.14. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 0.86, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.16 and Price/cash is 11.22, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.
The simple moving averages are -0.37% and 3.32% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -4.01% and the 52 week low is 16.23%.
Royal Dutch Shell plc has a dividend yield of 6.95%, with a current price of 54.13. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 199.70%. This is in an industry, Major Integrated Oil & Gas, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. Royal Dutch Shell plc is based in Netherlands.
Performance in the Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry means that Royal Dutch Shell plc has seen performance for the past week of 0.07%, with performance for the month coming to -1.67%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 3.28%, and for the half year the performance is 4.78%. Volatility for this week is 1.14% and for the month this is 1.03%.
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