Market Inference Brief -- SHEL Stock

Shares of Shell have moved 1.5% today, and are now trading at a price of $71.29. In contrast, the S&P 500 index saw a 1.0% change. Today's trading volume is 4,632,072 compared to the stock's average volume of 4,717,237.

Shell plc operates as an energy and petrochemical company Europe, Asia, Oceania, Africa, the United States, and Rest of the Americas. Based in London, United Kingdom the company has 103,000 full time employees and a market cap of $229,044,076,544. Shell currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 1.8% per year.

The company is now trading -4.73% away from its average analyst target price of $74.83 per share. The 12 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $66.0 to $85.0, and on average give Shell a rating of buy.

Over the last 52 weeks, SHEL stock has risen 17.3%, which amounts to a -9.4% difference compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $71.41 whereas its 52 week low is $55.77 per share. Based on Shell's average net margin growth of 0.5% over the last 5 years, its core business is on track for profitability and its strong stock performance may continue in the long term.

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Net Profit ($ k) Net Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023 316,620,000 19,636,000 6 -45.45
2022 381,314,000 42,874,000 11 37.5
2021 261,504,000 20,630,000 8 166.67
2020 180,543,000 -21,534,000 -12 -340.0
2019 344,877,000 16,432,000 5 -16.67
2018 388,379,000 23,906,000 6
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