NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS.B) is tomorrow, November 2, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 84 cents per share. At a price of $69.15 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.6%.

The average volume for Royal Dutch Shell has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Royal Dutch Shell has a market cap of $237 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 7.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Royal Dutch Shell plc operates as an oil and gas company worldwide. The company explores for, and extracts crude oil and natural gas. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Royal Dutch Shell as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Royal Dutch Shell Ratings Report.

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