Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.B) Shares Gap Down to $55.10

Royal Dutch Shell plc ADR (NYSE:RDS.B) gapped down prior to trading on Friday . The stock had previously closed at $55.18, but opened at $55.10. Royal Dutch Shell shares last traded at $55.56, with a volume of 168,731 shares changing hands.

Separately, ValuEngine downgraded Royal Dutch Shell from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 1st.

The company has a market capitalization of $226.26 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.88 and a beta of 0.83. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39, a quick ratio of 0.81 and a current ratio of 1.10. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $62.38 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $64.04.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 16th will be given a $0.799 dividend. This represents a $3.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.75%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 15th.

Royal Dutch Shell Company Profile (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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