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) pushed the Energy industry lower today making it today's featured Energy laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.3%. By the end of trading, Royal Dutch Shell fell 73 cents (-1%) to $71.42 on average volume. Throughout the day, 2.8 million shares of Royal Dutch Shell exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of two million shares. The stock ranged in price between $70.54-$71.51 after having opened the day at $70.62 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $72.15. Other companies within the Energy industry that declined today were:
), down 22.4%,
), down 10.4%,
), down 10.4%, and
), down 8.2%.
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Royal Dutch Shell plc operates as an oil and gas company worldwide. The company explores for and extracts crude oil and natural gas. Royal Dutch Shell has a market cap of $230.25 billion and is part of the
sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.2, above the average energy industry P/E ratio of 8.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 0.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.
TheStreet Ratings rates Royal Dutch Shell as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
- You can view the full Royal Dutch Shell Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
), up 18.2%,
), up 7%,
), up 6.4%, and
), up 4.9%, were all gainers within the energy industry with
) being today's featured energy industry leader.
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