NYSE:RDS.B

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Executive Summary

Royal Dutch Shell plc operates as an energy and petrochemical company worldwide.

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Fundamentals

6 star dividend payer with adequate balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Royal Dutch Shell's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: RDS.B has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.7%

RDS.B

-2.9%

US Oil and Gas

0.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

-6.8%

RDS.B

-13.7%

US Oil and Gas

12.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: RDS.B exceeded the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -13.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: RDS.B underperformed the US Market which returned 12.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

RDS.BIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.7%-2.9%0.2%
30 Day3.1%1.7%3.5%
90 Day7.3%4.1%6.3%
1 Year-0.9%-6.8%-10.5%-13.7%14.7%12.2%
3 Year37.2%14.6%-5.8%-14.6%47.8%38.3%
5 Year8.8%-20.8%-24.0%-34.9%62.1%44.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Royal Dutch Shell's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Royal Dutch Shell undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

29.9%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: RDS.B ($59.64) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($85.02)

Significantly Below Fair Value: RDS.B is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: RDS.B is poor value based on its PE Ratio (11.8x) compared to the Oil and Gas industry average (10x).

PE vs Market: RDS.B is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.8x) compared to the US market (18.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: RDS.B is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.8x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: RDS.B is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (0.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Royal Dutch Shell forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?

4.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: RDS.B's forecast earnings growth (4.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2.7%).

Earnings vs Market: RDS.B's earnings (4.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.3% per year).

High Growth Earnings: RDS.B's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: RDS.B's revenue (1.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: RDS.B's revenue (1.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: RDS.B's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.7%).


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Past Performance

How has Royal Dutch Shell performed over the past 5 years?

24.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: RDS.B has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: RDS.B's current net profit margins (5.6%) are lower than last year (5.8%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: RDS.B's earnings have grown significantly by 24.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: RDS.B's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: RDS.B had negative earnings growth (-5.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Oil and Gas industry average (-9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: RDS.B's Return on Equity (10.9%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Royal Dutch Shell's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: RDS.B's short term assets ($86.2B) exceeds its short term liabilities ($75.2B)

Long Term Liabilities: RDS.B's short term assets (86.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities (128.0B)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: RDS.B's debt to equity ratio (29.5%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: RDS.B's debt to equity ratio has increased from 20.3% to 29.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: RDS.B's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (94.9%).

Interest Coverage: RDS.B's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.1x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: RDS.B has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: RDS.B's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.5x debt).


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Dividend

What is Royal Dutch Shell's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

6.35%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company6.3%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.6%industryaverage4.1%forecastin3Years6.4%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: RDS.B's dividend (6.35%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.43%).

High Dividend: RDS.B's dividend (6.35%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.65%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: RDS.B's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: RDS.B's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (74.7%), RDS.B's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: RDS.B's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (64.2% payout ratio).


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Management

What is the CEO of Royal Dutch Shell's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

5.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Ben Van Beurden (61yo)

5.8yrs

Tenure

US$20,137,000

Compensation

Mr. Ben van Beurden has been the Chief Executive Officer of Royal Dutch Shell plc since January 1, 2014. Mr. van Beurden served as Downstream Director of Royal Dutch Shell plc since January 1, 2013 until S ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Ben's total compensation ($USD22.17M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.01M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Ben's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.


Management Age and Tenure

5.8yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: RDS.B's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.8 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

5.8yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: RDS.B's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Management Team

  • Wai Kiew Loh

    Head of global Shell Marine Products Business

    • Tenure: 14yrs
  • Ann Pickard (64yo)

    Executive Vice President of Arctic - Upstream Americas

    • Tenure: 14.2yrs
  • Russell Caplan (72yo)

    Chairman of Australian Unit

    • Tenure: 13.8yrs
  • Ben Van Beurden (61yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 5.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$20.14m
  • Ed Daniels

    Executive Vice President of Strategy & Portfolio

    • Tenure: 5.8yrs
  • Graham Hoff

    Executive Vice President of Chemicals

    • Tenure: 6.8yrs
  • Harry Brekelmans (54yo)

    Projects & Technology Director

    • Tenure: 5.1yrs
  • Donny Ching (55yo)

    Legal Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Ronan Cassidy (52yo)

    Chief Human Resources & Corporate Officer

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
  • Jessica Uhl (51yo)

    CFO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.86m

Board Members

  • Chad Holliday (71yo)

    • Tenure: 4.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$925.00k
  • Gerard Kleisterlee (73yo)

    Deputy Chair & Senior Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$223.00k
  • Linda Stuntz (65yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 8.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$210.00k
  • Ann Godbehere (64yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$97.00k
  • How Lim

    Executive Chairman of Shell Companies

    • Tenure: 14.2yrs
  • Gerrit Zalm (67yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 6.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$177.00k
  • Ben Van Beurden (61yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 5.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$20.14m
  • Nigel Sheinwald (66yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 7.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$186.00k
  • Swee Chen Goh (58yo)

    Chairman of Shell Companies in Singapore

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Jessica Uhl (51yo)

    CFO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.86m

Company Information

Royal Dutch Shell plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Royal Dutch Shell plc
  • Ticker: RDS.B
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1907
  • Industry: Integrated Oil and Gas
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: €211.750b
  • Listing Market Cap: €233.179b
  • Shares outstanding: 7.90b
  • Website: https://www.shell.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Royal Dutch Shell plc
  • Carel van Bylandtlaan 30
  • The Hague
  • Zuid-Holland
  • 2596 HR
  • Netherlands

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
RDSALSE (London Stock Exchange)YesClass A SharesGBGBPJan 2005
RDSASEP (The Stock Exchange Prague Co. Ltd.)YesClass A SharesCZCZKJan 2005
RDSAENXTAM (Euronext Amsterdam)YesClass A SharesNLEURJan 2005
RDSAWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesClass A SharesATEURJan 2005
R6CDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A SharesDEEURJan 2005
R6CDBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesClass A SharesGBEURJan 2005
RDSALBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesClass A SharesGBGBPJan 2005
RDSAABATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesClass A SharesGBEURJan 2005
R6CXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesClass A SharesDEEURJan 2005
RYDA.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesClass A SharesUSUSDJan 2005
RDSASWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesClass A SharesCHCHFJan 2005
0LN9LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesClass A SharesGBEURJan 2005
R6C2DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)ADR EA REP 2 CL'B' EUR0.07DEEURJul 2005
RDS.ANYSE (New York Stock Exchange)SPONS ADR AUSUSDJul 2005
RDS.BNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)ADR EA REP 2 CL'B' EUR0.07USUSDJul 2005
RDS BBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)ADR EA REP 2 CL'B' EUR0.07MXMXNJul 2005
RDS ABMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)SPONS ADR AMXMXNJul 2005
R6C3XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)Class B SharesDEEURJul 2005
RDSBLBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')Class B SharesGBGBPJul 2005
RDSBLSE (London Stock Exchange)Class B SharesGBGBPJul 2005
RDSBABATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')Class B SharesGBEURJul 2005
R6C1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)SPONS ADR ADEEURJul 2005
R6C3DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)Class B SharesDEEURJul 2005
RDSBSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)Class B SharesCHCHFJul 2005
RDSBENXTAM (Euronext Amsterdam)Class B SharesNLEURJul 2005
RYDB.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)Class B SharesUSUSDJul 2005

Biography

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, nat ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/11/15 00:00
End of Day Share Price2019/11/14 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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