Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON:RDSA) announced a dividend on Thursday, January 31st, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 14th will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share on Monday, March 25th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 14th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
RDSA opened at GBX 2,441.50 ($31.90) on Wednesday. Royal Dutch Shell has a 52-week low of GBX 1,982.50 ($25.90) and a 52-week high of GBX 2,579.50 ($33.71).
RDSA has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Deutsche Bank restated a “buy” rating on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a research report on Friday, November 2nd. Morgan Stanley reiterated an “equal weight” rating on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a research report on Monday, December 10th. HSBC dropped their target price on Royal Dutch Shell from GBX 2,850 ($37.24) to GBX 2,840 ($37.11) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, November 6th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Royal Dutch Shell in a research report on Thursday, November 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,936.07 ($38.36).
Royal Dutch Shell plc explores for crude oil and natural gas worldwide. The company operates through Integrated Gas, Upstream, and Downstream segments. It explores for and extracts crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. The company also liquefies gas; converts natural gas to liquids to provide fuels and other products; markets and transports oil and gas; and extracts bitumen from mined oil sands and converts it to synthetic crude oil.
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