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Royal Dutch Shell B LSE:RDSB London Ordinary Share GB00B03MM408 'B' ORD EUR0.07
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +11.00p +0.51% 2,188.00p 2,187.50p 2,188.50p 2,196.50p 2,175.00p 2,182.50p 2,108,137.00 16:01:14
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Oil & Gas Producers 189,165.5 4,539.8 47.0 47.0 81,951.25

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Shell B Daily Update: Royal Dutch Shell B is listed in the Oil & Gas Producers sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker RDSB. The last closing price for Shell B was 2,177p.
Royal Dutch Shell B has a 4 week average price of 2,242p and a 12 week average price of 2,276.85p.
The 1 year high share price is 2,390.50p while the 1 year low share price is currently 1,565.50p.
There are currently 3,745,486,731 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 5,502,061 shares. The market capitalisation of Royal Dutch Shell B is £82,007,431,975.25.
waldron: Why I think Royal Dutch Shell plc should be dealing 33% lower A Shell fuel nozzle Photo: Royal Dutch Shell. Fair use. Royston Wild | Wednesday, 22nd February, 2017 | More on: RDSB 0 inShare Signs that the oil market’s enduring material surplus may take longer to erode than hoped-for following OPEC’s landmark output freeze in November have seen Royal Dutch Shell (LSE: RDSB) retreat from January’s highs around £23.80 per share. Indeed, the energy giant is now dealing 8% lower to those three-year peaks. But I believe the company’s share price should still be dealing much, much lower. The City expects earnings at Shell to explode 93% in 2017, resulting in a P/E ratio of 15.2 times. But I reckon expectations of such an electrifying rise remain on very shaky ground, given that a healthy uptick in barrel values is needed to make these forecasts a reality. I believe a forward P/E ratio of 10 times, anchored on the watermark reflective of stocks with high risk profiles, is a fairer reflection of Shell’s bottom-line prospects. And a subsequent share price re-rating would leave the crude colossus dealing at £14.37 per share, representing a stunning 33% discount to current levels Supply Swells Investor sentiment has been influenced by a relentless rise in the US rig count since late last year, with recent Baker Hughes numbers showing the number of units hitting fresh 16-month peaks last week, at 597. But exploding output in the States is not the only barrier to Shell’s earnings recovery as production levels leap elsewhere. In Brazil, for instance, state-owned producer Petrobras pulled a record 2.3m barrels of the black stuff out of the ground on average in December, taking out the previous record of three months earlier. Although production stepped back last month due to scheduled maintenance, average pre-salt production hit an all-time peak of 1.34m barrels per day. Investment in Canada’s fossil fuel industry is also driving output here to the stars. Indeed, latest export numbers from the National Energy Board showed crude exports averaged 538,089 cubic metres per day in November, surging from 485,863 metres in the prior month. Data from Baker Hughes last week also showed that 194 oil rigs were churning material out of the ground last week, almost double the number of units seen a year ago and suggesting that production levels should keep on climbing. Risky Business Oil prices received a fillip on Tuesday after OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo said the group is aiming to keep the compliance rate on an upward bent. The cartel saw conformity with autumn’s agreed production quota hit an impressive 90% last month. But whether or not the group can keep the rate rising in the months ahead, the viability of November’s deal lasting beyond the summer deadline will be hotly contested by many members seeking to ramp up their own production. A failure to extend the accord could prove catastrophic for oil prices as rising production elsewhere already threatens to keep global crude inventories at bursting point. US stockpiles struck a fresh record of 518m barrels last week, and are broadly expected to hit new highs when the EIA reports again this week. Clearly claims of a balanced oil market remain very much in the air, and with it a meaty earnings bounce at the likes of Shell. Given the murky supply and demand indicators still washing over the energy sector, I believe investment in the oil major is still extremely risky at present, and particularly at current share prices. This single stock could make you rich But whether or not you like the look of Shell, I recommend you take a look at this report revealing the identity of another London-quoted growth giant. The Motley Fool's A Top Growth Share report looks at a brilliant FTSE 250 stock that has already delivered stunning shareholder returns, and whose sales are expected to top the magic £1bn marker in the near future. Click here to enjoy this exclusive wealth report. It's 100% free and can be sent immediately to your inbox. Royston Wild has no position in any shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Royal Dutch Shell B. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.
fjgooner: Good morning La Forge, I can’t possibly offer links to a future event. However, I can offer some of the influences that shape my personal view for a RDSB share price of £28 By 2017Q2 Results. So let's start with the target being discussed - £28. That is 17.77% higher than the current share price. 2017Q2 Results are likely to be published by the end of July - so that is approximately 27.5 weeks from Monday. So we are looking at an average increase in share price of just under 0.65% per week - obviously smoothing the peaks, troughs and any pullbacks along the way. So what key factors could be in play during these next 27 weeks? In the shortest term, I’d suggest currency movements. Share prices of FTSE100 constituents that earn profits in dollars but report in pounds sterling have benefitted since the Brexit vote as the pound significantly weakened against the dollar. So it would seem reasonable to expect that further movements will be similarly reflected both in the base share prices and any dividends paid of such companies. Just today in the Sunday Times there was an article entitled Theresa May calls for ‘clean and hard’ Brexit . Within that article it was stated that Downing Street staff expect her words to cause a “market correction” that could lead to a fresh fall in the pound. This could give an immediate lift to shares such as RDSB. Thereafter we will have the publication of Shell’s own results for 06Q4, 07Q1 and 07Q2 on February 4th, May 4th and July 28th. We already know that 06Q4 covers a period where commodity prices had recovered substantially by comparison to prior quarters and, so far, this has continued into 07Q1. Unless the OPEC deal unravels and commodity prices reverse, I find it hard to imagine that the reporting of any of these periods will be met negatively by the market. And whilst we’re on that subject, we have a few OPEC related dates during this period. Late last year, the Russians were suggesting that an OPEC/non-OPEC monitoring group should meet somewhere around January 20th to assess the initial implementation and compliance of the agreement. Thereafter, there is the next Ordinary Meeting of OPEC that will convene in Vienna, Austria, on the 25th May. This will be followed shortly by the completion of the first 6-month term of the OPEC production cut agreement at the end of June. Presumably this will be accompanied by further details on compliance and confirmation – and whether a second 6 months of cuts will be implemented. All of these are likely to have some influence of the price of energy stocks such as Shell. Saudi Arabia’s intention to get the float of Aramco off to a good start will, IMHO, mean that there will be a lot of pressure to get all of the compliance and associated news in the meetings above to be as positive as possible. Of course, any positive momentum can be checked by other negative and macro factors along the way, but all in all I’m generally positive enough to envisage an average Shell share price build of 0.65% per week over the next 27.5 weeks to meet that £28 target. But as ever, do your own research and I wish you all the best of luck with your investment decision whichever way you go. FJ
waldron: Will Shell power past 2,500? And what then? Shell LNG Image: Royal Dutch Shell. Fair use. By Kevin Godbold - Thursday, 20 October, 2016 | More on: RDSB 0 inShare A big chunk of Royal Dutch Shell’s (LSE: RDSB) earnings is in US dollars and the translation effect for the London-listed firm has helped drive the share price higher since sterling’s post-Brexi referendum slump. Sterling’s not the only driver though. A resurgent oil price this year has helped, as has operational progress — notably, improved growth prospects due to Shell’s acquisition of BG Group in February. Beware of reversals Looking at Shell’s share price chart, I’d wager that investor sentiment will combine with these factors to power the shares to 2,500p. The gap between today’s 2,156p or so and last year’s peak is screaming out to be filled. But what then? Shell reports its revenue and profits in US dollars. But the company’s listing on the London stock market means that a sterling denominated market capitalisation understates the value of the firm’s profits and assets when sterling falls against the dollar. Thus the share price tends to rise to adjust for that effect as the pound plunges. That’s delivered a handy outcome for British shareholders so far this year as Shell’s shares have shot up. However, I could argue that sterling looks like it’s on the floor. It could go lower of course, but it may rebound too, and if that happens the translation effect could reverse and act as a drag on Shell’s share price. Currency movements Trying to predict currency movements is a complex business though. Some City traders win and lose fortunes specialising in trying to do that alone. Generally speaking, currencies rise and fall against each other based on the perceived relative strength of their economies. That’s why sterling is down, traders are guessing that Britain’s economic prospects have weakened compared to, say, America’s since we voted to leave the EU. However, it’s just a guess. The Brexiteers could be right in the end and Britain’s economic prospects could turn up in the medium-to-long term as a result of leaving the EU. If that happens, watch out for a resurgent pound that could help to cap further rises for Shell. Shell and the oil price myth I used to consider arguments that the price of oil doesn’t affect oil majors too much because downstream and upstream operations tend to balance each other out. Bunkum! The recent slide in the price of oil teaches a different lesson. Oil producers, including big ones such as Shell, have been bent double from the blow of lower oil prices as their cash flows dwindled and operations became uneconomic. I reckon the price of oil and what it does from here will be a big factor in where Shell’s share price goes. Shell is a commodity producer and therefore inherently cyclical. Right now we seem to be seeing over-supply affecting the oil price, but reducing demand could also take its toll down the road. Cyclicals don’t make good buy-and-forget investments. Their profits and share prices tend to be volatile, so Shell’s high-looking dividend yield may not indicate as much value as we might think. After all, forward earnings only cover the payout around once and that’s after City analysts have pencilled-in a dramatic recovery in profits over the next couple of years. Enduring long-term plays I think Shell looks fully priced for the time being and wouldn't invest new money in the firm's shares today. Instead, companies with strong trading niches, stable economics and resilient cash flows make more enduring long-term plays as exemplified in this investment research paper produced by the Motley Fool Analysts. If you want to invest wisely and then get on with your life as your retirement savings grow, I urge you to consider the five companies in this report. The report is free to download and you can get it right now by clicking here. Kevin Godbold has no position in any shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Royal Dutch Shell B. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.
chairman20: atlantic re the dollar - the key driver behind the RDSB share price As you say only you wont have read a word here of understanding the meaning for Shell whose products and raw material are all priced in $. The company even pays its dividend in $ for heavens' sake. - enough to make you weep.
fjgooner: Re: Royston Wild has no position in any shares mentioned. That may well be true, but he certainly seems to have a determination to post relentless negative articles on Shell every few days, all year long. Have a look at: Here are a few typical Royston Wild headlines from 2016, but there are many, many more to choose from the link posted above - enjoy. I've included the Closing Price of Shell to give you an idea of how helpful his advice has been so far this year if the casual investor had taken it. RDSB Shareprice today: £21.675. 60% higher than when he posted his classic "I believe investors should resist attempting to pick up a bargain" when the RDSB Shareprice was at £13.51. That is why I personally choose to never take his opinion on Shell as anything other than comical. Best regards, FJ ------------------------- Why Now May Be The Time To Sell Anglo American plc, Tesco PLC & Royal Dutch Shell Plc By Royston Wild - Thursday, 14 April, 2016 RDSB Shareprice was at £18.13 Why I Wouldn’t Touch Royal Dutch Shell Plc & Tullow Oil plc With A Bargepole! By Royston Wild - Friday, 8 April, 2016 RDSB Shareprice was at £17.40 Can 1st Quarter Winners Royal Dutch Shell Plc (+10%), Unilever plc (+8%) & KAZ Minerals PLC (+67%) Keep Climbing? By Royston Wild - Friday, 1 April, 2016 RDSB Shareprice was at £16.83 Is It Finally Time To Give Up On Royal Dutch Shell Plc? By Royston Wild - Thursday, 24 March, 2016 RDSB Shareprice was at £16.88 Is Royal Dutch Shell Plc In Danger Of A Colossal Correction? By Royston Wild - Thursday, 17 March, 2016 RDSB Shareprice was at £17.38 Why Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s Dividend Outlook Should Scare You By Royston Wild - Thursday, 10 March, 2016 RDSB Shareprice was at £16.41 Are Lloyds Banking Group PLC & Royal Dutch Shell Plc REALLY Great Value? By Royston Wild - Monday, 29 February, 2016 RDSB Shareprice was at £16.45 When Will Shares In Royal Dutch Shell Plc Finally Reach Bottom? By Royston Wild - Wednesday, 17 February, 2016 His comment: I believe much further trouble is in store for Shell looking ahead and expect shares to keep on falling. RDSB Shareprice was at £16.36 Royal Dutch Shell Plc & Vodafone Group plc: Value Titans Or Value Traps? By Royston Wild - Tuesday, 9 February, 2016 RDSB Shareprice was at £14.61 Why Royal Dutch Shell Plc Shares Could Easily Topple Another 15%! By Royston Wild - Friday, 29 January, 2016 His comment: A subsequent re-rating of Shell’s share price would leave the oil leviathan dealing at £12.80 per share, representing a vast 15% reduction from current levels. But even this projection be considered optimistic, in my opinion. RDSB Shareprice was at £15.21 Why Buying BP plc & Royal Dutch Shell Plc Is Utter Madness! By Royston Wild - Friday, 15 January, 2016 His comment: I believe investors should resist attempting to pick up a bargain. RDSB Shareprice was at £13.51 Royal Dutch Shell Plc & GlaxoSmithKline plc: Brilliant Bargains Or Value Traps? By Royston Wild - Friday, 8 January, 2016 His comment: I believe Royal Dutch Shell (LSE: RDSB) can be considered a bona-fide value trap at the present time. RDSB Shareprice was at £13.75
grupo guitarlumber: Why Royal Dutch Shell plc could double by 2020! A Shell fuel nozzle Photo: Royal Dutch Shell. Fair use. By Peter Stephens - Wednesday, 11 May, 2016 | More on: RDSB 0 inShare During the dark days of the credit crunch, Shell’s (LSE: RDSB) share price reached a low of around 1,280p and it then took just over three years and three months for it to double. Clearly, the wider stock market was in dire straits in October 2008 and the oil price was also exceptionally low. But with both of them moving higher in the years following Shell’s share price low, the oil major was able to deliver an astonishing rise in its valuation. While the FTSE 100 isn’t particularly low at the present time, the oil price is. Yes it has risen significantly from its $28 per barrel low earlier this year, but it’s still trading at less than $50 per barrel. This indicates that there’s substantial upside in the price of black gold, with increasing demand from emerging markets as well as market forces having the potential to combine and drive the price of oil higher in the coming years. Efficiency and expansion Clearly, a higher oil price would be great news for Shell and it could help to boost its profitability. As ever, rising profitability is likely to lead to improved investor sentiment and a higher share price. However, the company is also using the current low ebb in the oil price to strengthen its long-term profit outlook. Notably, it has purchased BG Group and this not only improves the quality of its asset base, but also boosts Shell’s diversity. Furthermore, Shell has adopted a sensible strategy of reducing exploration spend and cutting back on costs as it seeks to become increasingly efficient. This should boost profitability and could push its share price higher. With Shell forecast to increase its bottom line by 75% in the 2017 financial year, its shares could gain a real boost from improving investor sentiment. Furthermore, they trade on a price-to-earnings-growth (PEG) ratio of just 0.2 and this indicates that Shell could post stunning gains and still offer excellent value for money. And with Shell having a price-to-book (P/B) ratio of only 1.3, its shares appear to offer the scope to double within the next three-and-a-half years – especially if profitability improves. While Shell has the potential to double by 2020, it also comes with risks. The oil price could come under further pressure in the short run since it remains highly volatile and dependent on news flow rather than fundamentals over a shorter period of time. In addition, Shell may be forced to cut its dividend, which could harm investor sentiment, although it’s likely to remain a relatively high-yield play. However, such situations could present an even better opportunity to buy a slice of Shell for the long haul, with the company having sound finances, a sensible strategy and the asset base to navigate the current oil price woes and deliver a doubling of its share price over the medium-to-long term. Of course, finding the best stocks at the lowest prices can be challenging when work and other commitments get in the way. That's why the analysts at The Motley Fool have written a free and without obligation guide called 10 Steps To Making A Million In The Market. It's a step-by-step guide that could make a real difference to your financial future and allow you to retire early, pay off your mortgage, or even build a seven-figure portfolio. Click here to get your free and without obligation copy - it's well-worth a read! Peter Stephens owns shares of Royal Dutch Shell. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Royal Dutch Shell B. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.
diku: RDSB share price is indirectly telling the insiders to walk away from BG is getting to a stage of loss of confidence at board level...even if the CEO steps down no doubt he walks with a golden goodbye with his pension...wider shareholders hung high and dry as usual....where is wider shareholder wonder the insider exclusive club survives in the merry go round...
careful: cost = 3.83 + (.4453x rdsb) = (3.83 + 6.5) = £10.33 per BG. share. BG. today trading at £32.1bn.(9.4per share) cost = £36.48bn or about $55bn. for this you get its assets, debt, future prospects, synergies. this out of touch $70bn needs updating. this 21% price reduction caused by the fall in RDSB share price makes it good value. the new cost is $55bn.
careful: most of the bg. deal is in RDSB shares. £3.83 + (.45x rdsb share price.) at the time of the deal RDSB were about £22. the offer was worth £3.83+£9.9 = £13.73 today = £3.83 + £7.54 = £11.37. already it is 17% cheaper. Shell take a 100 year view as always,and know what they are doing.
supermarky: The last 2 major falls in the rdsb share price (from peak to tough) were £10.00 or there abouts. We are currently roughly £8.00 down from highs. Make of that what you will.
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