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25/11/2020
08:20
Royal Dutch Shell Daily Update: Royal Dutch Shell Plc is listed in the Oil & Gas Producers sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker RDSA. The last closing price for Royal Dutch Shell was 1,373.40p.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc has a 4 week average price of 878.30p and a 12 week average price of 878.30p.
The 1 year high share price is 2,338p while the 1 year low share price is currently 878.30p.
There are currently 4,101,239,499 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 12,916,976 shares. The market capitalisation of Royal Dutch Shell Plc is £55,243,696,051.53.
11/11/2020
02:18
sarkasm: An Oil Market Recovery Is On The Horizon By Cyril Widdershoven - Nov 10, 2020, 7:00 PM CST Join Our Community The major participants at ADIPEC 2020’s ADNOC Trading Forum expressed a wide range of sentiment, but the general message was one of caution or even outright pessimism when it came to oil price movements. The Virtual Conference, which was held in Abu Dhabi, was dominated by three main topics, the impact of COVID-19, global oil and gas demand destruction, and the U.S. election results. With a wide range of speakers including representatives from Abu Dhabi’s national oil company ADNOC, the major storage company VITOL, Japanese company ENEOS, Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM), and OMV amongst others, the forecasts for 2021 were plentiful and varied. The main takeaways for observers were that markets may be growing increasingly optimistic about a COVID recovery, but oil prices are unlikely to see a real recovery before the end of 2021. Oil market fundamentals are very weak at the moment and even if a COVID-19 vaccine is produced, the impact on fundamentals will be slow. Furthermore, any oil market recovery could easily be halted by a change in the strategy of OPEC+ or any other supply increase before demand picks back up. According to Energy Intelligence, Platts and Argus, the overall expectation for oil prices in 2021 is in the high $30s to mid $40s per barrel. In a panel with Martin Fraenkel, Euan Craik, and Alex Schindelar, all three industry leaders agreed that they expected a more optimistic situation in 2022. The three oil analysts emphasized that much will depend on the success of tackling COVID globally and the resilience of the market in the face of a possible supply boost. Russel Hardy, the CEO of Vitol, argued that 2020 has shown how resilient the hydrocarbon sector still is. Despite the major breakdown of demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hardy claimed that Vitol has been able to ride out the storm and is fully prepared for 2021. While a combination of negative prices, demand destruction, and a storage glut means that a return to normal is still a long way away, an industry recovery is well and truly underway. Kajo Fujiwara, the Executive Officer of Crude Trading and Shipping for Japanese company ENEOS emphasized that “work continued even in COVID time”. He said that was particularly difficult as a state of emergency had been put in place in Japan as its refineries were forced to cut, exports decreased and margins were very low. The company’s investment plans were also altered as several projects were delayed. In H2, however, ENEOS saw refinery runs increase and signs of demand recovering. Related: This Just Became The World's Largest Gas Hub When asked about ADNOC Trading, Khaled Salmeen, the Executive Director, stated that the company “has not stopped doing what we wanted to do….we wanted to go strong on trading and we are as ADNOC Global Trading is going to go live in the coming weeks”. When asked about the impact of COVID on trading, Salmeen stated that for his company it had been an opportunity, as working on risk management and pricing has allowed the company to become more resilient. ADNOC Trading is developing well, with the crude book having gone live in September and the products book via Global Trading set to go live in the coming weeks. ADNOC is now starting to train and support the next generation of traders in the UAE. An ADNOC Trading official added that ADNOC Trading plans to set up representation internationally, including in the U.S. As well as trading, Salmeen confirmed that ADNOC Trading is also looking at entering the shipping space. ADNOC has always been an FOB seller. Shipping is now going to be a major part of the company. The cost of both second hand and new vessels in the current climate is extremely attractive for those with capital. Overall it was a mixed takeaway from the event. COVID is once again hovering over markets with a second round of lockdowns in the EU, and price volatility has increased. For some, such as Hardy, real optimism could return to markets in H1 2021. There doesn’t seem to be any significant demand increase set to take place in winter and even if a COVID vaccine is produced, the real impact won’t be felt in the market before end H2 2021. At the same time, all participants agreed that the OPEC+ strategy is one of the major factors to watch. Vitol expects normal stock levels by Summer 2021, but even that will depend on OPEC+ strategies. New additional production, such as from Libya or Iran, could set markets back. A return to normal stock levels would see prices rising at the end of 2021. Hardy is cautiously optimistic but admits that it all depends on a continuous flow of “good news”. The Vitol official expects oil prices to recover to the high 40s or even the 50s in H1 2021, although any demand reduction would hurt that prediction. When asked about Biden, Hardy said that any U.S. supply response would be price related. He stated that if Biden rejoins JCPOA and Iranian oil flows again, prices will be hit hard. He doesn’t expect the Biden Administration to have much of an impact on U.S. shale production though. While new regulations would impact production by increasing overall costs, the sector itself is largely non-political. Even the oil and gas situation in Asia remains unclear. According to ENEOS’ Kajo, the COVID impact is still very much being felt. While the economies have suffered less than their western country parts, the impact on demand is still tangible. She said that China’s demand is healthy, but other countries such as Japan and India are still suffering. In Japan, refining margins are still suffering as JET demand is very low, and export markets are yet to recover. When asked about a possible Peak Oil demand scenario in Japan, the ENEOS official said that COVID has moved it forward dramatically. By Cyril Widdershoven for Oilprice.com
03/11/2020
15:33
ariane: Oil & Gas Jamie Ashcroft 14:58 Tue 03 Nov 2020 Shell shares could see 20% upside says City analyst Morgan Stanley rates Shell as 'overweight' and sets a new 1,180p price target. Royal Dutch Shell PLC - Shell shares could see 20% upside says City analyst Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON:RDSB) is the preferred ‘big energy’ stock for analysts at Morgan Stanley, with the American bank lifting its rating to ‘overweight217;. Morgan Stanley has set a new 1,180p price target (current price: 994p), up from 991p. Moreover, analyst Martijn Rats highlights that sector-wide the oil majors performed better than expected during the third quarter against a challenging backdrop, in which share prices have dropped by around 8%. Rats noted that important uncertainties remain for both the short and long term, and, not all companies face the same risks. But, the analyst highlighted that for the first time in a while he can argue that Shell offers greater than 20% of potential share price upside. “Shell's new financial framework and dividend policy send a strong signal about management's confidence in the firm's cash generating ability. “With a dividend yield of 5.4% and new guidance for annual dividend growth of 4%, Shell shares offer a steady-state total return of around 9.4% per year.” Morgan Stanley meanwhile upgrades BP to an ‘equal weight’ rating up from ‘underweight’. “Our Underweight rating for BP was driven by its uncertain earnings and cash flow outlook - even if its strategy is successful - and lack of dividend growth prospects. Following underperformance and its yield expanding to 8.1%, we suspect these factors are also discounted,” the analyst said. Proactiveinvestors
25/10/2020
07:31
la forge: The Guardian Investors fear there'll be no bright post-Covid dawn for oil majors Jillian Ambrose Sun, 25 October 2020, 1:05 am CEST¬∑3-min read The oil market may have heaved itself out of the darkness of “Black April” but investors are far from convinced that major oil companies will walk away unscathed from the coronavirus pandemic. Royal Dutch Shell and BP will both face investors this week with quarterly financial results that will deliver profits well below those achieved a year ago, against a backdrop of tumbling share prices and rising Covid infections across major economies. On Tuesday, BP is expected to report an underlying loss of $120m for the last quarter, according to analysts’ estimates. This would be a major improvement on its underlying loss of $6.7bn in the second quarter, following heavy writedowns on the company’s exploration business, but would still be well below the $2.3bn third-quarter profit reported in 2019. BP’s announcement will come days after its share price fell below 200p a share for the first time since 1994, and months after the company cut its dividend for the first time since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and set out plans to cut 10,000 jobs. In the same week, Shell is expected to reveal a modest underlying profit, of $146m, for the third quarter, according to analysts, after plunging to a loss of $18.4bn for the second quarter. This is still a fraction of the $4.76bn profit recorded in the same quarter last year, and follows the company’s decision to cut 9,000 jobs and reduce the dividend for the first time since the second world war. This trend is expected to be followed across the world’s oil companies, tracking the fragile and uncertain recovery of global oil markets amid a second wave of coronavirus infections. The price of oil reached an average of $43 a barrel in the third quarter – stronger than the average of $30 a barrel in the second quarter, when US oil prices fell below zero for the first time in April – but still well below the $62 a barrel price that prevailed in the third quarter a year ago.
18/9/2020
08:53
waldron: i can accept that the share price might fall into the 875 to 975p Box depending on the news flow so i am pencilling in 930p and what a great entry share price for the long term a la norm Https://www.marketscreener.com/ROYAL-DUTCH-SHELL-6273/?type_recherche=rapide&;mots=RDSA
02/9/2020
11:20
the grumpy old men: Royal Dutch Shell vs BP: which oil stock would I buy now? Stuart Blair | Wednesday, 2nd September, 2020 | Oil stocks have significantly underperformed the market this year. Royal Dutch Shell (LSE: RDSB) has fallen around 54%, while its counterpart BP (LSE: BP) has seen a drop of around 47%. Nonetheless, with Brent Crude now priced above $45, investing in oil stocks looks a far more attractive proposition than it did a couple of months ago. As a result, are BP and Royal Dutch Shell buys at their current prices, and which one is the best pick? Royal Dutch Shell Second-quarter earnings for the oil major were understandably very poor. In fact, after an impairment charge of $16.8bn, net income came to a loss of $18.1bn. On the face of it, these earnings paint a very gloomy picture. As such, it’s clear why the Shell share price has fallen nearly 20% since. Nevertheless, upon further inspection of the earnings, there are a number of positives to take away. For example, on an adjusted earnings basis, the oil stock actually made $638m. While adjusted earnings exclude one-off items and can potentially just ignore all the ‘bad stuff’, it’s still a great sign to see the company making a good profit in this challenging quarter. It also had positive cash flow of $243m. Although this does not cover the dividend as yet, I’m still encouraged that it’s in positive territory. This was mainly the result of the company reducing capital expenditures. Consequently, with average oil prices under $30 for the second quarter, I feel the worst may be over for Shell. With third-quarter results due at the end of October, a significant improvement could therefore be met with a sharp increase in the share price. BP After both cutting its dividend and announcing further investment into renewable energy, BP shares have fallen 13%. Of course, this does reflect the fact that the oil stock made an underlying loss of $6.7bn. Even so, the news has not been all negative for BP. For example, the firm has managed to strengthen its finances by issuing $11.9bn in hybrid bonds. Net debt has also been reduced by over $10bn since the first quarter, and this has subsequently seen gearing reduce by 3% to 33%. This contrasts with Shell, where net debt increased by $3bn following the first quarter. Despite the dividend cut, BP also has a greater dividend yield than Shell. In fact, the dividend is currently yielding around 6%, and there is no indication of a further cut. Instead, management has stated that once BP’s balance sheet has been deleveraged, it can start to return more money to shareholders through share buybacks. Which oil stock would I buy? Sitting at prices of 1,085p and 260p respectively, both of these oil stocks look very good value. As a result, I’ve actually invested in both Shell and BP, in anticipation of an oil recovery. If I were forced to choose just one however, I believe that BP offers the most upside potential. Although its transition to greener energy could hit profits in the short term, I think its long-term strategy should help its recovery prospects. Stuart Blair owns shares in Royal Dutch Shell and BP. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer
08/8/2020
08:27
gibbs1: Hot weather sends natural gas prices surging WTI remains above $41 as it stays in narrow price band By Mella McEwen, MRT.com/Midland Reporter-Telegram Published 5:55 pm CDT, Friday, August 7, 2020 West Texas Intermediate eked out a small gain this week, remaining above $41 a barrel as it continues to be stuck in a narrow trading band. West Texas Intermediate eked out a small gain this week, remaining above $41 a barrel as it continues to be stuck in a narrow trading band. Natural gas prices, however, saw strong gains this week, starting with a 30-cent jump Monday that put it over $2.10 per Mcf on the New York Mercantile Exchange. That was followed by a 9-cent gain Tuesday, then prices slumped lightly Wednesday and Thursday before gaining 7 cents Friday to close at $2.24 per Mcf. That’s well above the $1.80 Mcf at last Friday’s close. “NYMEX Henry Hub posted substantial gains on August 3 and 4 due to an easing of storage availability fears, excessive heat in June and July and more of the same expected in August and signs of strengthening LNG export demand,” Midlander Mike Banschbach, an oil gas, and natural gas liquids marketing consultant, told the Reporter-Telegram by email. “However, prices in the Permian were tempered by the rising basis between Waha and Henry Hub, resulting in a modest 15 cent per MMBtu gain in Waha prices for the fourth quarter.” Banschbach said that if crude prices creep up above $45 a barrel later in the year, prompting Permian producers to drill and complete wells, that will result in more natural gas – associated with the crude production – being put in the market and that will put downward pressure on the Permian natural gas price. WTI on the NYMEX reported three days of gains this week, putting it above $42 a barrel Wednesday before prices slumped the final two days of the week. WTI fell 73 cents to close at $41.22 per barrel Friday, up from $41.04 at Monday’s close. The posted price ended the week at $37.75 a barrel. Bloomberg reported that crude prices were weakened by renewed tensions between the U.S. and China, which the news service said rattled markets already reeling from uncertainty over a new round of economic stimulus to help the economy through the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Bloomberg, crude is testing the upper bound of its recent trading range after hitting a five-month high this week amid shrinking U.S. stockpiles. But taking the wind out of any sustained breakout rally is the spotty recovery in oil consumption, with crude imports into China shrinking in July. Roger Diwan, vice president, financial services at IHS Markit, said in a market assessment that prices are emerging “bruised and battered from the worst of the COVID-19 outbreak” and are now at a delicate point as prices transition to what his company calls Phase II of its three phased of market recovery. The second phase is the “just-in-time” phase in which surplus inventories are being worked down in parallel with rising supplies as spare supply capacity returns from the OPEC+ alliance and North American producers. “The record cuts set in motion in May and June by Saudi Arabia and its OPEC+ partners played a pivotal role in accelerating the improbable rebalancing of global oil markets. With demand recovering from April lows and after giving markets an extra month to find their footing, these exporters have now moved from managing the immediate surplus of the crisis towards managing the recovery,” Diwan wrote in his assessment. “The recent display of restored harmony among OPEC+ heavyweights Saudi Arabia and Russia illustrates that the strategic debate within the group over price levels and market share has time to run,” he wrote. “As long as prices hold in the current range, demand concerns will likely help keep the agreement on course. When prices surpass $50 a barrel, potentially lifting capital spending in the United States higher, that is when changes to the tenor of the discussion, and the divergence of interest could start to play out.”
10/3/2020
14:23
waldron: Ian Lyall 11:23 Tue 10 Mar 2020 Follow Ian on: viewRoyal Dutch Shell Shell has financial wherewithal to defend dividend, says UBS “Respecting and sustaining the dividend in cash and not reverting to scrip is an important input into the quality of the payout, in our view,” UBS added Royal Dutch Shell - UBS reckons Royal Dutch Shell PLC (LON:RDSA) will be able to defend the dividend through the current period of “cyclical weakness” having spoken the oil giant's investor team in the wake of Monday’s plunge in the oil price. In a pre-arranged meeting, Shell’s team said there was around US$4bn flexibility in the company’s sustaining capital expenditure (capex), which means it is cash neutral into the “US$40s” a barrel oil price range. That’s still well above the current Brent spot price of just over U$$37 a barrel. However, the Swiss bank reckons “modest disposal activity and some balance sheet capacity” will help defend the Shell dividend. “Respecting and sustaining the dividend in cash and not reverting to scrip is an important input into the quality of the payout, in our view,” UBS added. Shell and its UK rival BP (LON:BP.) saw their share prices shattered on Monday after the Saudi Arabia-led OPEC cartel started flooding the market with cheap oil. It followed a stand-off with Russia, which refused to cut production in order to get the price up. At one point the price of a barrel of crude oil was down 30% in a bloody session. In late morning trade, the Shell share price had rebounded just over 11%. BP, the most leveraged of the super-majors, was up 8%. Proactive
20/2/2020
12:12
action: Many thanks. In weaker pound will be more better for RDSA share price .
05/2/2020
14:15
waldron: Royal Dutch Shell: No Need To Worry Over Proven Reserve Life And Dividend Remains Safe Despite Soft Fourth Quarter Results Feb. 5, 2020 8:57 AM ET | About: Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A), RDS.B Daniel Thurecht Daniel Thurecht Long-term horizon, contrarian, oil & gas, industrials (2,246 followers) Summary Unfortunately for shareholders in Royal Dutch Shell, results for the fourth quarter of 2019 were quite soft and thus saw their share price sink near 5% at one point. Although their shrinking reserve life is not an ideal situation, there are two main reasons why this is not as concerning as it may initially appear. Management is taking sensible actions with their capital allocation through keep capital expenditure low and slowing their share buybacks. These steps should help ensure their cherished dividend payments continue well into the future, although their prospects for future dividend growth is minimal at the moment. Introduction Recently the European oil and gas giant, Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) (RDS.B), reported results for the fourth quarter of 2019. Unfortunately for shareholders these results saw net income fall 83% year on year and thus were not received particularly well by the market, sending the share price down nearly 5% at one point. This article provides my commentary on several key topics and the outlook for shareholder returns. Reserve Life One concerning aspect that has been mentioned was their sixth consecutive decline in their proven oil and gas reserve life, which now stands at only approximately eight years. Whilst this is certainly not an ideal situation, there are a couple of reasons why it is not as alarming as stating that their “…status quo on reserves would put it out of business in eight years” indicates. The first reason being that this assumes a zero reserve replacement ratio, which history indicates is very unlikely to eventuate. During the last three years their reserve replacement ratio has on average been 48% or 90% if the impacts of acquisitions and divestitures are excluded. If an investor assumes the lower reserve replacement ratio of 48% will continue going forward, this indicates that their reserves would actually last approximately twice as long. Naturally the thought of their reserves actually lasting sixteen years does not sound nearly as alarming and thus indicates they have considerably more time to address this issue. Whilst their future reserve replacement ratio may differ, considering this occurred during a period of industry wide reduced exploration expenditure and was heavily impacted by divestitures, it seems realistic to assume that this could continue at least in the medium-term. Personally I believe their reserve replacement ratio that excludes the impacts of acquisitions and divestitures is a more suitable way to view their performance as inorganic decisions such as these can work in either direction, which leads into the second reason. Providing they maintain a strong financial position and thus access to capital markets they should be able to acquire reserves in the future as necessary or alternatively further diversify their earnings into other areas, such as renewable energy. Cash Flows, Capital Expenditure Guidance & Dividend Coverage Although the headline figures indicating that their operating cash flow decreased from $22.021b in the fourth quarter of 2018 to only $10.267b for the equivalent time period of 2019 sounds dramatic on the surface, the underlying situation was not nearly as severe. If the impacts of working capital changes are removed from both results, their operating cash flow only decreased slightly from $12.9b to $12.3b. Considering the pressure they are currently facing from not only weak oil and gas prices but also downstream margins, it was reassuring to see capital expenditure guidance towards the lower end of their $24b to $29b range. This is a positive indicator for their capital allocation as it should strike an appropriate balance between ensuring their financial position remains healthy without underinvesting in their future. Their dividend coverage for the fourth quarter of 2019 was not particularly strong with their operating cash flow of $10.267b only leaving $2.307b for dividends after paying for capital expenditure, investments in joint ventures and associates, net interest expense and dividends to non-controlling interests. This only provided dividend coverage of 61.93% as their dividend payments of $3.725b left a shortfall of $1.418b, however, due to divestitures totaling $2.081b this shortfall was not funded through debt. Whilst this quarter was not stellar, I still maintain that their dividend remains safe as was further discussed in one of my previous articles. Nevertheless their share buybacks totaling $2.848b where clearly partly funded through debt, which as subsequently discussed are being reduced in the short-term. Future Buyback Outlook The next tranche of their share buybacks to is be completed by the 27th April 2020 and will not exceed $1b, which is significantly less than the $2.848b that were repurchased during the fourth quarter of 2019. When considering the current macroeconomic backdrop it should come as little surprise that they are slowing the pace of their share buybacks. This indicates that management is making sensible capital allocation decisions that should help ensure their financial position remains secure and thus their cherished dividend payments continue flowing even if times get tougher. Future Dividend Outlook Given the current gloomy situation for their underlying commodities as well as their desire to further deleverage and complete their share buyback program, it seems safe to assume that their dividend will be remaining static for a while longer. Considering their dividend yield sits at virtually 7% as of the time of writing, this is not necessarily problematic as going forward shareholders can theoretically still earn a modest return in this low interest rate world even if their share price only trends sideways. Conclusion The softness of their earnings should have been mostly expected given the underlying industry conditions that they unfortunately have zero control over. Thankfully it appears that their management is making sensible capital allocation decisions to ensure their core business and cherished dividend payments continue well into the future. Although as a shareholder I would naturally prefer to see stronger results, volatility is par for the course in this industry and thus nothing contained within these results causes me to alter my bullish rating. Notes: Unless specified otherwise, all figures in this article were taken from Royal Dutch Shell’s Fourth Quarter 2019 report, all calculated figures were performed by the author.
01/1/2020
18:43
waldron: waldron 1 Jan '20 - 18:13 - 8762 of 8768 Edit 0 0 0 chinahere 1 Jan '20 - 18:06 - 8761 of 8761 0 0 0 If it states the RDSA will receive their assets first in a bankruptcy, surely it would be calculated only as a percentage of final assets, so RDSB holders will still follow with the same per-share assets eventually wouldn't they? My old china where does it say that, you gotta link, cause i am still suffering from excessive festive celebrating, not to mention there is little sign of bankruptcy risk kindly clarify chinahere 1 Jan '20 - 18:15 - 8763 of 8768 0 0 0 I just searched on Google and got this: Http://www.differencebetween.net/business/difference-between-rdsa-and-rdsb/ waldron 1 Jan '20 - 18:17 - 8764 of 8768 Edit 0 1 0 chinahere 1 Jan '20 - 18:15 - 8763 of 8763 0 0 0 I just searched on Google and got this: Http://www.differencebetween.net/business/difference-between-rdsa-and-rdsb/ Difference Between RDSA and RDSB • Categorized under Business | Difference Between RDSA and RDSB RDSA vs RDSB Royal Dutch Shell is a company that is associated with oil and gas. It has global operations with its headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands and has a registered office in London, United Kingdom. As a company, it is often referred to simply as Shell. In the present, it is the second largest energy company in the world and fifth largest company overall. As a gas and oil company, its activities include exploration of gas and oil reservations, production, refining, and distribution of oil around the globe. It is also a company that dabbles in petrochemicals, power generation, and trading. With the current trend of renewable energy in response to climate change, the company has been involved in biofuels, hydrogen, solar and wind power. As a business, the company is registered in the stock market as RDSA and RDSB. These are the classifications of shares wherein each share is a share of the company. Both shares have identical rights but have different characteristics. For example, RDSA is associated with the original Royal Dutch Shell Company. It is Dutch listed and complies with the Dutch tax system. For people who have these kinds of shares, there is a Dutch withholding tax on the shares divided on the rate of 15-25 per cent. This is in accordance with the Divide Access Mechanism that the company imposes on its company shares. Also, the default currency to pay the dividends is in Euros, the currency adopted by the Dutch government. Both RDSA and RDSB shares are traded in three stock exchange centers – London, Amsterdam, and New York. The RDSA shares also have control of the 57 per cent of the company. The shareholders do not have voting power in the company, but they receive the assets before the other shareholders of RDSB in case of a bankruptcy. On the other hand, the shareholders of RDSB are associated with Shell Transport and Trading, the company’s shipping arm which is based in London, United Kingdom. Since Shell Transport and Trading is a company in itself, thus it is listed as a United Kingdom company and has shareholders of its own. As a British company, it is under the tax system of the United Kingdom. With respect to the Divide Access Mechanism of the company, these shares don’t have withholding tax since these shares are U.K.-sourced dividends. The company should prove to the Dutch tax inspectors that these shares are sourced directly from U.K. income. RDSB controls the remaining 43 per cent of the company’s total shares and pays in pound sterling (the U.K.’s currency) when it comes to pay dividends. Also, shareholders of RDSB have voting power in the company but cannot receive assets until the RDSA shareholders get their share of the assets in a bankruptcy scenario. Summary: 1.RDSA and RDSB shares differ in the location where they are listed – RDSA is formerly of the original Royal Dutch Shell Company of the Netherlands while RDSB is previously associated with Shell Transport and Trading, a U.K.-based company and a subdivision of Royal Dutch Shell. 2.At the present, the RSDA has a higher percentage of the company with 575 while RDSB controls only 43 per cent. 3.RDSA is listed in the Netherlands with a withholding tax on dividends of 15-25 per cent while RDSB is a U.K.-sourced dividend under the company’s Divide Access Mechanism. 4.The default currency to pay dividends for RSDA is the Euro (the Dutch currency) while the pound sterling (the U.K.’s currency) is for the RDSB. 5.RDSA shareholders have no vote but have immediate access to assets in case of a company bankruptcy while RDSB shareholders have voting power but have to wait for their assets in the same scenario. Read more: Difference Between RDSA and RDSB | Difference Between Http://www.differencebetween.net/business/difference-between-rdsa-and-rdsb/#ixzz69nvw6kAn chinahere 1 Jan '20 - 18:19 - 8765 of 8768 0 0 0 Yes that is better - how do you add links please? waldron 1 Jan '20 - 18:23 - 8766 of 8768 Edit 0 1 0 START ANY LINK WITH CAPITAL H
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