Royal Dutch Shell Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (RDS.A)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS.A) is tomorrow, November 14, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 73 cents per share. At a price of $67.47 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.3%.

The average volume for Royal Dutch Shell has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Royal Dutch Shell has a market cap of $216.54 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 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 8.6, 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 increase in net income, attractive valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Royal Dutch Shell Ratings Report.

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