Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON:RDSA) announced a dividend on Thursday, May 2nd, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, May 16th will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share on Monday, June 24th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 16th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
LON:RDSA opened at GBX 2,488 ($32.51) on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.25, a quick ratio of 0.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 37.93. The company has a market capitalization of $206.26 billion and a P/E ratio of 888.57. Royal Dutch Shell has a 12 month low of GBX 2,425 ($31.69) and a 12 month high of GBX 2,525.50 ($33.00).
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on RDSA shares. Barclays lowered their price target on shares of Royal Dutch Shell from GBX 3,300 ($43.12) to GBX 3,250 ($42.47) and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, January 10th. HSBC lowered their price target on shares of Royal Dutch Shell from GBX 2,840 ($37.11) to GBX 2,640 ($34.50) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, January 14th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered their price target on shares of Royal Dutch Shell from GBX 2,800 ($36.59) to GBX 2,700 ($35.28) and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, January 18th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group lowered their price target on shares of Royal Dutch Shell from GBX 3,350 ($43.77) to GBX 2,950 ($38.55) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, April 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,970.38 ($38.81).
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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