Royal Dutch Shell PLC

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RDS.A : NYSE : Basic Materials
$54.67 up 0.35 | 0.64%
Today's Range: 54.54 - 54.78
Avg. Daily Volume: 2916400.0
08/22/17 - 11:30 AM ET

Financial Analysis


ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 1.24% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)72131.058415.0
EBITDA ($mil)9091.05972.0
EBIT ($mil)2910.0-125.0
Net Income ($mil)1545.01175.0


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)23992.015222.0
Total Assets ($mil)410785.0417441.0
Total Debt ($mil)90347.090329.0
Equity ($mil)193042.0190670.0


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin16.5817.08
EBITDA Margin12.610.22
Operating Margin4.03-0.21
Sales Turnover0.660.56
Return on Assets1.94-1.15
Return on Equity4.14-2.52
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio1.241.1
Debt/Capital0.320.32
Interest Expense935.0770.0
Interest Coverage3.11-0.16


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)4122.484024.05
Div / share0.940.94
EPS0.370.3
Book value / share46.8347.38
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2899444.03518467.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 61.94 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.23. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.16 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.02 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 524.92. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
RDS.A 27.95 Peers 61.94   RDS.A 5.82 Peers 10.76

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

RDS.A is trading at a significant discount 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 significant 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 6.13 Peers 36.45   RDS.A 0.05 Peers 0.57

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 1.16 Peers 524.92   RDS.A 222.64 Peers 163.55

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 0.83 Peers 1.98   RDS.A 15.70 Peers 20.11

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.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

RDS.A trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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