Royal Dutch Shell PLC Company Profile (NYSE:RDS.A)

About Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A)

Royal Dutch Shell PLC logoThe Royal Dutch Shell plc explores for crude oil and natural gas around the world, both in conventional fields and from sources, such as tight rock, shale and coal formations. The Company's segments include Integrated Gas, Upstream, Downstream and Corporate. The Integrated Gas segment is engaged in the liquefaction and transportation of gas and the conversion of natural gas to liquids to provide fuels and other products, as well as projects with an integrated activity, ranging from producing to commercializing gas. The Upstream segment includes the operations of Upstream, which is engaged in the exploration for and extraction of crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids, and the marketing and transportation of oil and gas, and Oil Sands, which is engaged in the extraction of bitumen from mined oil sands and conversion into synthetic crude oil. The Downstream segment is engaged in oil products and chemicals manufacturing, and marketing activities.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Integrated Oil & Gas
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:RDS.A
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.redstone.com.au
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: N/A
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $3.20
  • Dividend Yield: 5.9%
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 2.91%
  • Return on Equity: 6.04%
  • Return on Assets: 2.80%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.41%
  • Current Ratio: 1.24%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.92%
Misc:
  • Beta: 1.01
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A)

What is Royal Dutch Shell PLC's stock symbol?

Royal Dutch Shell PLC trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "RDS.A."

How often does Royal Dutch Shell PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Royal Dutch Shell PLC?

Royal Dutch Shell PLC declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be given a dividend of $0.799 per share on Monday, September 18th. This represents a $3.20 annualized dividend and a yield of Infinity. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 9th. View Royal Dutch Shell PLC's Dividend History.

How were Royal Dutch Shell PLC's earnings last quarter?

Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.08. The business earned $48.55 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $46.70 billion. Royal Dutch Shell PLC had a net margin of 2.91% and a return on equity of 6.04%. The company's revenue was down 26.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.04 earnings per share. View Royal Dutch Shell PLC's Earnings History.

When will Royal Dutch Shell PLC make its next earnings announcement?

Royal Dutch Shell PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 7th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Royal Dutch Shell PLC.

Where is Royal Dutch Shell PLC's stock going? Where will Royal Dutch Shell PLC's stock price be in 2017?

16 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Royal Dutch Shell PLC's shares. Their predictions range from $47.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect Royal Dutch Shell PLC's stock price to reach $57.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Royal Dutch Shell PLC.

Who are some of Royal Dutch Shell PLC's key competitors?

Who are Royal Dutch Shell PLC's key executives?

Royal Dutch Shell PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Ben van Beurden, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee, Director
  • Jessica Uhl, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Ronan Cassidy, Member of the Executive Committee, Chief Human Resources & Corporate Officer
  • Harry Brekelmans, Member of the Executive Committee, Projects & Technology Director
  • Donny Ching, Member of the Executive Committee, Legal Director
  • Linda Mari Szymanski, General Counsel Corporate, Company Secretary
  • John Abbott, Member of the Executive Committee, Downstream Director
  • Andrew Brown, Member of the Executive Committee, Upstream Director
  • Maarten Wetselaar, Member of the Executive Committee, Integrated Gas and New Energies Director
  • Charles O. Holliday Jr., Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

How do I buy Royal Dutch Shell PLC stock?

Shares of Royal Dutch Shell PLC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE RDS.A)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  302 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  286 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  588
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Royal Dutch Shell PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.56)
Consensus Price Target: $57.00 (Infinity upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/18/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetBuy$65.00LowView Rating Details
8/8/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetHold$54.00LowView Rating Details
6/21/2017MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralMediumView Rating Details
5/29/2017BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$47.00 -> $57.00LowView Rating Details
5/26/2017Exane BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
5/15/2017Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold -> BuyLowView Rating Details
4/20/2017SimmonsLower Price TargetOverweight$61.00 -> $60.00LowView Rating Details
4/19/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$47.00HighView Rating Details
4/13/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyMediumView Rating Details
3/20/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
2/21/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeConviction-Buy -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
1/4/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
12/15/2016Howard WeilDowngradeSector Perform$53.00 -> $56.00N/AView Rating Details
11/2/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeNeutral -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
10/14/2016Canaccord GenuityDowngradeHold -> SellN/AView Rating Details
8/24/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$60.00N/AView Rating Details
8/2/2016Liberum CapitalDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
6/15/2016BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
6/8/2016Evercore ISIUpgradeHold -> Buy$64.00N/AView Rating Details
5/12/2016Collins StewartReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
3/18/2016NomuraInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
3/10/2016Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
2/16/2016Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
9/29/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
9/11/2015Cowen and CompanyLower Price Target$71.00 -> $66.00N/AView Rating Details
9/1/2015HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A)
Earnings by Quarter for Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A)
Earnings History by Quarter for Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE RDS.A)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/7/2017        
11/1/2016Q316$0.44$0.70$61.10 billion$61.86 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.14$0.22$46.70 billion$48.55 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.27$0.58$92.37 million$58.15 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q3$0.93$0.56$64.60 billion$68.71 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q2$0.93$1.22$68.27 billion$72.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q1$0.70$1.04$61.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q4$1.34$1.04$79.31 billion$92.37 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q3$0.87$0.92$110.35 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q2$1.72$1.94$112.80 billion$111.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014$1.62$2.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q412$1.33$0.92$118.05 billion$109.24 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q212$1.46$117.07 billion$112.67 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.43 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.06 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A)
Next Dividend:9/18/2017
Annual Dividend:$3.20
Dividend Yield:Infinity
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:163.27% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
93.29% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
78.82% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A)

Dividend History by Quarter for Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE RDS.A)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/27/2017Quarterly$0.808/9/20178/11/20179/18/2017
5/4/2017Quarterly$0.805/17/20175/19/20176/26/2017
2/2/2017Quarterly$0.802/15/20172/17/20173/27/2017
11/1/2016Quarterly$0.8011/8/201611/11/201612/16/2016
7/29/2016Quarterly$0.808/10/20168/12/20169/19/2016
5/4/2016Quarterly$0.805/18/20165/20/20166/27/2016
2/4/2016Quarterly$0.802/17/20162/19/20163/29/2016
10/29/2015Quarterly$0.8011/10/201511/13/201512/18/2015
7/30/2015$0.948/12/20158/14/20159/21/2015
4/30/2015$0.945/13/20155/15/20156/22/2015
1/29/2015$0.942/11/20152/13/20153/20/2015
10/30/2014$0.9411/12/201411/14/201412/22/2014
7/31/2014$0.948/13/20148/15/20149/25/2014
4/30/2014$0.945/14/20145/16/20146/26/2014
1/30/2014$0.452/12/20142/14/20143/27/2014
10/31/2013$0.9011/13/201311/15/201312/23/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A)
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Headlines

Headline Trends for Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A)
Latest Headlines for Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A)
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americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Dutch Shell PLC (RDS.A) Given a $65.00 Price Target at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 11:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Dutch Shell PLC (RDS.A) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 4:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoENI S.p.A. (E) vs. Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A) Financial Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 12 at 2:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDS.A) to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 10:14 AM
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americanbankingnews.com logo$0.82 EPS Expected for Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDS.A) This Quarter
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americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Dutch Shell PLC Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.80 (RDS.A)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 11:32 AM
nasdaq.com logoRoyal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) Q2 Earnings Jump on Higher Prices - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 27 at 6:45 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 10:38 AM
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nasdaq.com logoShell to Vend Corrib Project Assets in Ireland for $1.23B - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 14 at 1:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.87 EPS Expected for Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDS.A) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 10:48 AM
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americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A) Given a $54.00 Price Target at Scotiabank
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 12:30 AM
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www.nasdaq.com - June 30 at 5:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Dutch Shell PLC (RDS.A) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 9:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Dutch Shell PLC (RDS.A) PT Set at $65.00 by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 12:26 AM
thestreet.com logoCrude Oil Rout Pounds Energy Sector, Drags Dow and S&P 500 ... - TheStreet.com
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www.prnewswire.com - June 13 at 7:33 PM
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seekingalpha.com logoShell buys Chevron’s Trinidad and Tobago subsidiary for $250M
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americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 9:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A) Upgraded by BNP Paribas to Outperform
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 29 at 3:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A) Upgraded by Societe Generale to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 29 at 12:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A) Upgraded at Exane BNP Paribas
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