Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.B) Stock Price Down 0.9%

Royal Dutch Shell plc ADR (NYSE:RDS.B) shares were down 0.9% during trading on Friday . The stock traded as low as $59.40 and last traded at $59.01, approximately 240,896 shares changed hands during mid-day trading. A decline of 82% from the average daily volume of 1,357,299 shares. The stock had previously closed at $59.54.

Separately, ValuEngine lowered Royal Dutch Shell from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday.

The stock has a market cap of $242.47 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.18 and a beta of 0.83. The company has a 50-day moving average of $64.71. The company has a current ratio of 1.16, a quick ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39.

Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.B) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, May 2nd. The energy company reported $1.30 EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $85.66 billion during the quarter. Royal Dutch Shell had a return on equity of 9.97% and a net margin of 5.34%.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 16th will be given a $0.799 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 15th. This represents a $3.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.42%.

About Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.B)

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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