Royal Dutch Shell plc ADR (NYSE:RDS.B) Short Interest Down 11.7% in November

Royal Dutch Shell plc ADR (NYSE:RDS.B) saw a significant decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 6,090,000 shares, a decrease of 11.7% from the November 14th total of 6,900,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,780,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.4 days. Approximately 0.3% of the shares of the company are sold short.

RDS.B traded down $0.19 during trading on Friday, hitting $57.41. 2,302,318 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,621,792. The company has a market cap of $232.65 billion, a PE ratio of 12.23 and a beta of 0.88. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is $59.00 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $60.27. Royal Dutch Shell has a 1 year low of $54.64 and a 1 year high of $67.45. The company has a current ratio of 1.15, a quick ratio of 0.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40.

Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.B) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 31st. The energy company reported $1.18 earnings per share for the quarter. Royal Dutch Shell had a net margin of 5.51% and a return on equity of 9.71%. The company had revenue of $89.54 billion during the quarter.

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Royal Dutch Shell from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 2nd.

About Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell plc operates as an energy and petrochemical company worldwide. The company operates through Integrated Gas, Upstream, and Downstream segments. It explores for, and extracts crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids; markets and transports oil and gas; produces gas-to-liquids fuels and other products; and operates upstream and midstream infrastructure necessary to deliver gas to market.

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