CLOSING UPDATE: Royal Dutch Shell - A share decreases further 0.1%, led market lower 20 August 2019

NEWS BITES - EUROPE

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 - A share, the largest oil & gas producers company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has decreased 1.2% to trade at GBX2,288.0 vs. the FTSE 100 Index which weakened 64.7 points (or 0.9%) to 7,125.0. Representing a weighting of about 6.3% of the index, the stock accounted for 8.2% of today's loss. Trading volume was 85% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which fell 64.7 points (or 0.9%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.3%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant downtrend:

+ The negative 56.53 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bearish signal.

+ In the United Kingdom market, the stock's relative price strength percentile is falling at 44 for 6 months, 38 for 3 months and 26 for 1 month.

+ The price dropped 3.0% in the last week and tumbled 9.0% in the last month.

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

Overvaluation:

+ Dividend yield of 4.9% [7.5%]

Other Bearish Signals include:

+ Net profit margin has averaged 4.2% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.

Note

Royal Dutch Shell - A share today is at a discount of 11.8% to the 12-month high of GBX2,593.66 on 01 Jul, 2019. It is at a premium of 6.8% to the 12-month low of GBX2,141.38 on 28 Jan, 2019.

Bullish Signals:

In the last three months the stock has hit a new 52-week high thrice.

Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 3.4 is comfortably below the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of <5.

Tobin's Q Ratio is 0.6. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity of 11.8% is better than sector average of 10.8%.

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

Undervaluation:

Return on Assets 6% [5.1%]

Return on Capital Employed 11.1% [10.0%]

TODAY'S ALERT

Afternoon Alert: Royal Dutch Shell - A share decreases 1.1%, leads market lower

Tuesday August 20, 2019 15:57 BST

Royal Dutch Shell PLC - A share (L:RDSA) has decreased 1.1% to trade at GBX2,290.0 vs. the FTSE 100 Index which weakened 27.3 points (or 0.4%) to 7,162.3. Representing a weighting of about 6.3% of the index, the stock accounted for 18.0% of today's loss. Trading volume was 34% of average so far today.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Royal Dutch Shell - A share decreases gains by 0.3%, led market higher

Monday August 19, 2019 21:26 BST

Royal Dutch Shell - A share, the largest oil & gas producers company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has increased 1.8% to trade at GBX2,315.0 vs. the FTSE 100 Index which strengthened 72.5 points (or 1%) to 7,189.6. Representing a weighting of about 6.4% of the index, the stock accounted for 11.6% of today's gain. Trading volume was 1.9 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which rose 72.5 points (or 1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.8%.

Afternoon Alert: Royal Dutch Shell - A share lifts 2.2%, leads market higher

Monday August 19, 2019 15:55 BST

Royal Dutch Shell PLC - A share (L:RDSA) has lifted 2.2% to trade at GBX2,322.0 vs. the FTSE 100 Index which strengthened 78.0 points (or 1.1%) to 7,195.1. Representing a weighting of about 6.4% of the index, the stock accounted for 12.5% of today's gain. Trading volume was 1.3 times average so far today.

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

ISIN: GB00B03MLX29

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com