Press coverage about Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSA) has been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 6,000 blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Royal Dutch Shell earned a news sentiment score of -2.60 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned press coverage about the company an news buzz score of 0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Royal Dutch Shell stock opened at GBX 2,308 ($30.16) on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 1.15, a quick ratio of 0.75 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 46.18. The firm has a market capitalization of $97.20 billion and a PE ratio of 919.16. The business’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 2,312.09 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 2,416.38. Royal Dutch Shell has a 12 month low of GBX 3.05 ($0.04) and a 12 month high of GBX 2,637.50 ($34.46).
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 18th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 14th will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 14th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.57%. Royal Dutch Shell’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 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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