Royal Dutch Shell plc ADR Forecasted to Earn Q2 2020 Earnings of $1.50 Per Share (RDS.A)

Royal Dutch Shell plc ADR (NYSE:RDS.A) – Equities research analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies raised their Q2 2020 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Royal Dutch Shell in a research note issued to investors on Monday, April 22nd. Piper Jaffray Companies analyst B. Fernandez now expects that the energy company will post earnings of $1.50 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $1.30. Piper Jaffray Companies also issued estimates for Royal Dutch Shell’s Q3 2020 earnings at $1.48 EPS and Q4 2020 earnings at $1.46 EPS.

Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.A) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 31st. The energy company reported $1.37 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.30 by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $104.63 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $86.91 billion. Royal Dutch Shell had a net margin of 5.91% and a return on equity of 10.58%.

Several other equities analysts have also weighed in on RDS.A. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Royal Dutch Shell from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 16th. Royal Bank of Canada downgraded Royal Dutch Shell from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 26th. Finally, Morgan Stanley downgraded Royal Dutch Shell from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 22nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. Royal Dutch Shell currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $79.67.

Shares of RDS.A opened at $65.00 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $272.26 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.60, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.63 and a beta of 0.87. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a current ratio of 1.25. Royal Dutch Shell has a twelve month low of $55.04 and a twelve month high of $73.86.

Royal Dutch Shell Company Profile

Royal Dutch Shell plc operates as an energy and petrochemical company worldwide. The company operates through Integrated Gas, Upstream, and Downstream 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 necessary to deliver gas to market.

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