Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA.L) AO Trending Down This Week

Lloyd Doyle
February 24, 2018

The NYSE listed company saw a recent bid of 65.058 on 1222377 volume.

Defining specific goals and creating an overall stock trading strategy can be a big help for the individual investor.

Interested investors may be watching the Williams Percent Range or Williams %R. Investors may also decide to do a little bit of both. Proper stock market knowledge may take a long time to acquire. Whichever way the investor decides to go, they should be prepared to complete all the research.

Investors have the option to employ technical indicators when conducting stock research. HSBC set a GBX 2,700 ($37.30) price target on shares of Royal Dutch Shell and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on Thursday, November 30th. Used as a coincident indicator, the CCI reading above +100 would reflect strong price action which may signal an uptrend. On the flip side, an RSI near 0 may signal weaker momentum. A reading from -80 to -100 would indicate an oversold situation. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is an often employed momentum oscillator that is used to measure the speed and change of stock price movements. The RSI was developed by J. Welles Wilder, and it oscillates between 0 and 100.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB) Given a GBX 2,700 Price Target by S&P Global Analysts" was first posted by The Lincolnian Online and is the sole property of of The Lincolnian Online. Generally, the RSI is considered to be oversold when it falls below 30 and overbought when it heads above 70. Levels above -20 may indicate the stock may be considered is overbought. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 2,633.33 ($36.38). In terms of moving averages, the 200-day is now at 1.34, the 50-day is 1.57, and the 7-day is resting at 1.44.

The Williams Percent Range or Williams %R is a technical indicator that was created to measure overbought and oversold market conditions. Normal oscillations tend to stay in the range of -100 to +100. A reading between 0 and -20 would point to an overbought situation. A CCI reading of +100 may represent overbought conditions, while readings near -100 may indicate oversold territory. The Williams %R was developed by Larry Williams.


Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSA) had its price objective trimmed by Morgan Stanley from GBX 3,040 ($42.00) to GBX 2,830 ($39.10) in a research note published on Tuesday, February 13th. Generally speaking, an ADX value from 0-25 would indicate an absent or weak trend. A value of 25-50 would support a strong trend. A value of 50-75 would identify a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would lead to an extremely strong trend. The ADX is typically used in conjunction with the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) to help spot trend direction as well as trend strength. The ADX is typically plotted along with two other directional movement indicator lines, the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI).

Looking further at additional technical indicators we can see that the 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) for Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS-B) is sitting at -19.54. Finding bargain stocks at current levels may be much harder than spotting hidden gems when markets are down.

With the stock market trading at current levels, investors may be tossing around ideas about how to trade the next few quarters. Many new stock market investors face the challenge of deciding where to begin.

According to Zacks, "Buy-rated Royal Dutch Shell's shares have outperformed the Zacks Oil & Gas International Integrated industry over the a year ago (+29.1% vs. +14.2%)".

Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.A) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report issued on Wednesday, February 7th. After a recent check, the 14-day RSIfor Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS-B) is now at 40.75, the 7-day stands at 44.64, and the 3-day is sitting at 62.94.

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