Royal Dutch Shell plc ADR (NYSE:RDS.A) Receives $57.00 Consensus Price Target from Analysts

Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc ADR (NYSE:RDS.A) have received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nineteen brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $57.00.

RDS.A has been the topic of several analyst reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a report on Wednesday, July 15th. UBS Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a report on Monday, June 15th. Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a report on Monday, April 20th. Berenberg Bank lowered shares of Royal Dutch Shell from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, May 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Royal Dutch Shell from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $35.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, July 1st.

NYSE:RDS.A opened at $29.81 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $33.13 and its 200 day moving average price is $38.58. Royal Dutch Shell has a 52 week low of $21.25 and a 52 week high of $63.59. The company has a market capitalization of $116.37 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.57, a P/E/G ratio of 7.95 and a beta of 0.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43, a quick ratio of 0.93 and a current ratio of 1.11.

Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.A) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 30th. The energy company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.23) by $0.39. Royal Dutch Shell had a positive return on equity of 5.93% and a negative net margin of 4.22%. The firm had revenue of $32.50 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $53.70 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.43 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was down 64.1% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, sell-side analysts forecast that Royal Dutch Shell will post 0.75 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

About Royal Dutch Shell

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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