Royal Dutch Shell
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Royal Dutch Shell's revenue will wane 15.5% and EPS will improve 1.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $102.43 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $2.13.
Last quarter, Royal Dutch Shell reported revenue of $119.92 billion. GAAP reported sales were 9.1% higher than the prior-year quarter's $109.92 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 $2.34. GAAP EPS of $1.40 for Q1 were 1.4% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.42 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 16.5%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.1%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.3%, 70 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $458.00 billion. The average EPS estimate is $9.16.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Royal Dutch Shell is outperform, with an average price target of $81.84.
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