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Afternoon Alert: Royal Dutch Shell-B Share hits 52-week high fifth time in one month 16 January 2018 14:43 GMT

NEWS BITES - EUROPE

Royal Dutch Shell Plc - B Share (L:RDSB) hit a 52-week high of GBX2,617.0 today for the fifth time in the past one month and last traded at GBX2,601.0. Trading volume was 1.2 times average so far today.

Current indications of bullish signals that support the trend in the unusual trading:

+ The positive 51.54 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

+ The stock has outperformed 84% of the United Kingdom market over the past 6 months.

+ In the last one month the stock has hit a new 52-week high five times and in the last three months sixteen times, pointing to a significant uptrend.

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

Undervaluation:

+ Return on Capital Employed 2.6% [1.2%]

+ Return on Assets 1.2% [0.8%]

+ Return on Equity 2.7% [1.9%]

+ Price to Book of 0.8 [1.0]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 0.3. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

Note

Bearish Signals:

Net profit margin has averaged 2.1% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.

Overbought/Bearish:

The 0.6% discount to 12-month high of GBX2,617.0 against the 29.6% premium to 12-month low of GBX2,007.37 suggests the climb might be peaking.

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

Overvaluation:

Price/Earnings of 61.9 [42.6]

Price/Sales of 0.6 [0.5]

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

ISIN: GB00B03MM408

PermID: 4295885039

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com