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Afternoon Alert: Royal Dutch Shell - A share hits 52-week high fifth time in one month 20 October 2017 13:51 BST

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Royal Dutch Shell PLC - A share (L:RDSA) hit a 52-week high of GBX2,322.50 today for the fifth time in the past one month and last traded at GBX2,311.50. 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 34.4 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

+ In the United Kingdom market, the stock's relative price strength percentile is improving at 72 for 6 months, 73 for 3 months and 75 for 1 month.

+ In the last three months the stock has hit a new 52-week high five times, pointing to an uptrend.

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

Undervaluation:

+ Return on Capital Employed 2.6% [1.2%]

+ Dividend yield of 6.4% [3.3%]

+ Return on Assets 1.2% [0.8%]

+ Return on Equity 2.6% [1.9%]

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 0.5% discount to 12-month high of GBX2,322.50 against the 22.4% premium to 12-month low of GBX1,889.07 suggests the climb might be peaking.

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

Overvaluation:

Price/Earnings of 52.5 [38.2]

Price/Sales of 0.6 [0.4]

Royal Dutch Shell PLC - A share (L:RDSA; LON:RDSA; LN:RDSA)

ISIN: GB00B03MLX29

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com