Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA) PT Raised to GBX 3040 at Morgan Stanley

Lloyd Doyle
January 13, 2018

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of stock price movements. After a recent check, the 14-day RSI is now at 78.68, the 7-day stands at 89.26, and the 3-day is sitting at 96.43. Many investors will use the CCI in conjunction with other indicators when evaluating a trade. Normal oscillations tend to stay in the range of -100 to +100. The Williams %R oscillates in a range from 0 to -100. If the RSI is closer to 100, this may indicate a period of stronger momentum. The RSI was originally created by J. Welles Wilder which was introduced in his 1978 book "New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems".

The 14-day ADX for Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSB.L) is now at 44.99. Typically, the CCI oscillates above and below a zero line. Traders may use the indicator to determine stock trends or to identify overbought/oversold conditions. Used as a coincident indicator, the CCI reading above +100 would reflect strong price action which may signal an uptrend. A reading from -80 to -100 would indicate an oversold situation.

At the time of writing, Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA.L) has a 14-day ATR of 29.53.

Profitability Ratio Analysis; to measure firm's performance and profitability, we focus on ordinary profitability ratio, SYK has gross profit margin of 66.20% for trailing twelve months and operating margin is calculated as 18.50%, these are a better detectors to find consistency or positive/negative trends in a firm's earnings. ADX calculations are made based on the moving average price range expansion over a specified amount of time. In general, and ADX value from 0-25 would represent an absent or weak trend. The 52-Week High range of the stock is $70.02, while the 52-week low range is $50.32. Checking in on some other technical levels, the 14-day RSI is now at 78.68, the 7-day stands at 89.26, and the 3-day is sitting at 96.43. A reading under 20 would suggest no trend, and a reading from 20-25 would suggest that there is no clear trend signal. A value of 50-75 would identify a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would lead to an extremely strong trend. Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed 49.21% and performed 37.07% over the last six months. In terms of moving averages, the 200-day is now at 58.46, the 50-day is 66.35, and the 7-day is resting at 70.75. On the other side, a stock may be considered to be in a downtrend if trading below the moving average and sloping downward.


Moving averages can help spot trends and price reversals.

Investors may also be looking to compare the current stock price of Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSB.L) to some of its moving averages. The stock had a trading volume of 4,718,128 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,570,000.

The Williams Percent Range or Williams %R is another technical indicator worth taking a look at. Royal Dutch Shell has a fifty-two week low of GBX 1,982.50 ($26.89) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 2,579.50 ($34.98). The Williams %R fluctuates between 0 and -100 measuring whether a security is overbought or oversold. The Williams %R was developed by Larry Williams. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators that simply take the average price of a stock over a certain period of time. A reading from -80 to -100 would signal an oversold situation. The RSI may be useful for spotting abnormal price activity and volatility.

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