Royal Dutch Shell PLC

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RDS.A : NYSE : Basic Materials
$54.57 -0.3 | -0.55%
Today's Range: 54.6 - 54.96
Avg. Daily Volume: 3959600.0
01/23/17 - 10:43 AM ET

Financial Analysis


ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 15.82% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)61855.068706.0
EBITDA ($mil)7915.03082.0
EBIT ($mil)1724.0-9074.0
Net Income ($mil)1375.0-7416.0


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)19984.031846.0
Total Assets ($mil)419648.0343701.0
Total Debt ($mil)97829.055587.0
Equity ($mil)186886.0161348.0


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin18.714.08
EBITDA Margin12.794.48
Operating Margin2.79-13.21
Sales Turnover0.540.87
Return on Assets0.940.46
Return on Equity2.120.98
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio1.161.31
Debt/Capital0.340.26
Interest Expense948.0757.0
Interest Coverage1.82-11.99


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)4046.333174.22
Div / share0.940.94
EPS0.34-2.32
Book value / share46.1950.83
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3929152.04623471.0

Valuation


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 43.26 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.41. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.18 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 9.26. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
RDS.A 50.95 Peers 43.26   RDS.A 12.26 Peers 13.65

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

RDS.A is trading at a premium to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

RDS.A is trading at a discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
RDS.A 7.16 Peers 314.32   RDS.A 0.10 Peers 2.49

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

RDS.A is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

RDS.A trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
RDS.A 1.18 Peers 9.26   RDS.A 118.36 Peers -159.32

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

RDS.A is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

RDS.A is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
RDS.A 0.97 Peers 2.64   RDS.A -24.14 Peers -32.35

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

RDS.A is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

RDS.A has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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