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CLOSING UPDATE: Royal Dutch Shell-B Share hits 52-week high twelfth time in one month 18 May 2018 19:16 BST

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This is an end of day Alert, produced after today's United Kingdom market close. It concludes the BSS News Bites intra-day Alert series (summaries below).

Royal Dutch Shell-B Share, the 3rd largest oil & gas producers company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, hit a 52-week high of GBX2,806.50 today for the 12th time in the past one month and last traded at GBX2,804.0. Trading volume was 1.2 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which fell 9.2 points (or 0.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.1%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The positive 101.42 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

+ The stock has outperformed 81% of the United Kingdom market over the past 6 months.

+ In the last one month the stock has hit a new 52-week high twelve times, pointing to a significant uptrend.

+ The price lifted 3.4% in the last week and soared 14.2% in the last month.

+ The present value of GBP1,000 invested one year ago is GBP1,413 [vs GBP1,046 for the FTSE 100 Index].

Fundamental measures by comparison with the sector average [in brackets] indicate:

Undervaluation:

+ Price/Earnings of 17.8 [19.5]

+ Price/Sales of 0.3 [0.4]

+ Price to Book of 0.6 [0.8]

+ Return on Equity 7.1% [3.4%]

+ Return on Assets 3.3% [1.5%]

+ Return on Capital Employed 6.8% [2.9%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 4.3 is less than the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of <5.

+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 0.3. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued and ranks in the top 10% of stock by value of Q Ratio.

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is less than stellar at 7.1%.

Note

Bearish Signals:

Net profit margin has averaged 2.4% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.

Overbought/Bearish:

The 0.1% discount to 12-month high of GBX2,806.50 against the 43.4% premium to 12-month low of GBX1,954.81 suggests the climb might be peaking.

Fundamental measures by comparison with the sector average [in brackets] indicate:

Overvaluation:

Dividend yield of 3.7% [4.1%]

TODAY'S ALERT

Afternoon Alert: Royal Dutch Shell-B Share hits 52-week high twelfth time in one month

18 May 2018 15:43 BST

Royal Dutch Shell Plc - B Share (L:RDSB) hit a 52-week high of GBX2,806.50 today for the 12th time in the past one month and last traded at GBX2,804.0. Trading volume was 1.5 times average so far today.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Royal Dutch Shell-B Share lifts 2.1% on firm volume

17 May 2018 19:05 BST

Royal Dutch Shell-B Share, the 3rd largest oil & gas producers company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, traded on heavy volume of 1.1 times average today while the price lifted GBX58.50 (or 2.1%) to trade at GBX2,805.50. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which rose 53.8 points (or 0.7%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.4%.

Afternoon Alert: Royal Dutch Shell-B Share increases 1.4%, leads market higher

17 May 2018 15:42 BST

Royal Dutch Shell Plc - B Share (L:RDSB) has increased 1.4% to trade at GBX2,786.0 vs. the FTSE 100 Index which strengthened 32.3 points (or 0.4%) to 7,766.5. Representing a weighting of about 3.2% of the index, the stock accounted for 10.9% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 80% of the market in the past week.

Royal Dutch Shell Plc - B Share (L:RDSB; LON:RDSB; LN:RDSB)

ISIN: GB00B03MM408

PermID: 4295885039

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com