Main First Bank began coverage on shares of Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSA) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday, Stock Target Advisor reports. The firm issued an outperform rating on the stock.

A number of other equities analysts have also commented on RDSA. Jefferies Financial Group restated a buy rating and issued a GBX 2,780 ($36.33) price objective on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a research report on Friday, November 1st. Royal Bank of Canada lowered shares of Royal Dutch Shell to a sector performer rating in a report on Thursday, September 12th. Oddo Securities lowered their target price on shares of Royal Dutch Shell from GBX 2,750 ($35.93) to GBX 2,650 ($34.63) and set a buy rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, November 1st. HSBC cut their price target on shares of Royal Dutch Shell from GBX 2,500 ($32.67) to GBX 2,480 ($32.41) and set a hold rating for the company in a report on Thursday, November 7th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reduced their price target on shares of Royal Dutch Shell from GBX 3,000 ($39.20) to GBX 2,800 ($36.59) and set an outperform rating for the company in a research report on Friday, November 1st. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. Royal Dutch Shell has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 2,722.30 ($35.57).

Shares of RDSA opened at GBX 2,181 ($28.50) on Wednesday. The business’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 2,276.11 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 2,394.32. Royal Dutch Shell has a twelve month low of GBX 3.05 ($0.04) and a twelve month high of GBX 2,637.50 ($34.46). The stock has a market cap of $91.16 billion and a PE ratio of 868.58. The company has a quick ratio of 0.75, a current ratio of 1.15 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 46.18.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 14th will be given a $0.47 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 14th. Royal Dutch Shell’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 58.14%.

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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