Royal Dutch Shell PLC Royal Dutch Shell American Depositary Shares (Each representing two Class A Ordinary Shares) (RDS.A): Price and Financial Metrics

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Ranked of 32 in Foreign Oil & Gas

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RDS.A Stock Summary

  • RDS.A has a market capitalization of $143,398,336,184 -- more than approximately 98.68% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Royal Dutch Shell plc is reporting a growth rate of 705.25%; that's higher than 98.03% of US stocks.
  • Royal Dutch Shell plc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 20.08%, greater than the shareholder yield of 89.03% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to RDS.A, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are UNP, AZN, AMGN, MDT, and HON.
  • RDS.A's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Royal Dutch Shell plc's official web site, go to

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RDS.A Price/Volume Stats

Current price $38.04 52-week high $61.17
Prev. close $36.71 52-week low $21.25
Day low $37.84 Volume 3,569,384
Day high $38.36 Avg. volume 6,851,246
50-day MA $28.78 Dividend yield 3.08%
200-day MA $31.98 Market Cap 148.50B

Royal Dutch Shell PLC Royal Dutch Shell American Depositary Shares (Each representing two Class A Ordinary Shares) (RDS.A) Company Bio

Royal Dutch Shell operates as an independent oil and gas company worldwide. It operates through Upstream and Downstream segments. The company was founded in 1907 and is based in The Hague, the Netherlands.

RDS.A Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$38.04$17.33 -52%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for RDS.A, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Royal Dutch Shell plc ranked in the 31th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Royal Dutch Shell plc ended up being:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.01 years, is -0.08% -- higher than only 15.32% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • Royal Dutch Shell plc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than just 13.54% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Energy), Royal Dutch Shell plc has a reliance on debt greater than only 19.37% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Energy that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as RDS.A, try CKH, CNX, NOV, NGS, and BTE.

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Latest RDS.A News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Royal Dutch Shell plc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate RDS.A as an investment opportunity.

Supreme Court takes up energy companies' appeal over Baltimore climate suit

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal by energy companies including BP PLC, Chevron Corp, Exxon Mobil Corp and Royal Dutch Shell PLC contesting a lawsuit by the city of Baltimore seeking damages for the impact of global climate change.

Channel NewsAsia | October 2, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell plc Director Declaration

TIDMRDSA TIDMRDSB ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC DIRECTOR DECLARATION Further to the resolution passed at the Annual General Meeting of Royal…

ADVFN UK | October 1, 2020

European shares lose steam as oil stocks, Bayer drag | Business

After rising as much as 0.9%, the pan-European STOXX 600 ended 0.2% higher, fading as oil prices slumped 5% on a worsening demand outlook as coronavirus cases rise. Total, BP and Royal Dutch Shell fell between 2.4% and 3.8%, while the oil & gas index slid 1.7%, the biggest decliner among sectors.

Devdiscourse | October 1, 2020

Marine Gasoil (MGO) Market Grow at Exceptional Rate During 2020 to 2026 | ( ExxonMobil, Shell, Petrogulf Oil Manufacturing)

LOS ANGELES, United States: The report is an all-inclusive research study of the global Marine Gasoil (MGO) market taking into account the growth factors, recent trends, developments, opportunities, and competitive landscape. The market analysts and researchers have done extensive analysis

OpenPR | October 1, 2020

BP and Shell shares hit lowest level in 25 years

The two energy giants saw their shares sink as the price of Brent crude dropped below $40 per barrel. BP was down 3.1 per cent, or 7p, to 218.2p, and Shell fell 3.5 per cent, or 32.9p, to 907.3p

This is Money | October 1, 2020

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RDS.A Price Returns

1-mo 42.70%
3-mo 32.78%
6-mo 2.48%
1-year -29.81%
3-year -30.84%
5-year 3.84%
YTD -32.77%
2019 6.70%
2018 -7.51%
2017 29.07%
2016 28.26%
2015 -27.12%

RDS.A Dividends

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