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) pushed the Energy industry higher today making it today's featured energy winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.3%. By the end of trading, Royal Dutch Shell rose $2.23 (2.9%) to $78.74 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 5,891,163 shares of Royal Dutch Shell exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2,005,800 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $78.65-$79.56 after having opened the day at $79.37 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $76.51. Other companies within the Energy industry that increased today were:
), up 21.5%,
), up 9.2%,
), up 5.7% and
), up 5.0%.
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Royal Dutch Shell plc operates as an independent oil and gas company worldwide. The company explores for and extracts crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. Royal Dutch Shell has a market cap of $238.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 6.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Royal Dutch Shell
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, 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.
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On the negative front,
), down 7.0%,
), down 5.1%,
), down 4.6% and
), down 3.9% , were all laggards within the energy industry with
) being today's energy industry laggard.
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