Royal Dutch Shell's Upcoming Earnings: What You Need To Know
Royal Dutch Shell (NYS: RDSA) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 1. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Royal Dutch Shell's revenues will wither -3.3% and EPS will grow 2.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $113.17 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.86.
Last quarter, Royal Dutch Shell recorded revenue of $112.81 billion. GAAP reported sales were 5.9% lower than the prior-year quarter's $119.92 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $2.38. GAAP EPS of $1.29 for Q1 were 7.9% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.40 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 17.5%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.7%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.2%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $441.25 billion. The average EPS estimate is $8.39.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Royal Dutch Shell is hold, with an average price target of $75.93.
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