Royal Dutch Shell - RDS.A Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $47.31
  • Forecasted Upside: -7.31 %
  • Number of Analysts: 10
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 7 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for RDS.A

Analyst Price Target is $47.31
▼ -7.31% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 10 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Royal Dutch Shell in the last 3 months. The average price target is $47.31, with a high forecast of $56.00 and a low forecast of $18.85. The average price target represents a -7.31% upside from the last price of $51.04.

This chart shows the closing price for RDS.A for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 10 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in Royal Dutch Shell. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/10/2022Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralGBX 18.85N/A
1/7/2022BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralN/A
11/17/2021ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$54.00 ➝ $56.00N/A
11/15/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyN/A
11/9/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightN/A
11/9/2021HSBCUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$51.70N/A
11/3/2021ArgusBoost TargetBuy$46.00 ➝ $54.00N/A
10/25/2021CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutralN/A
10/25/2021TD SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$56.00N/A
10/12/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightN/A
10/11/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightN/A
10/4/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightN/A
9/23/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightN/A
9/17/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightN/A
9/16/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyN/A
7/30/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightN/A
7/23/2021Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$55.00 ➝ $57.00N/A
7/22/2021HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
7/19/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightN/A
7/13/2021BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightN/A
7/8/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformN/A
7/6/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightN/A
6/30/2021CitigroupUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralN/A
6/22/2021Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
6/8/2021DZ BankDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
5/17/2021MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$56.00 ➝ $61.00N/A
4/30/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformN/A
4/20/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuyN/A
4/8/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightN/A
4/1/2021Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$48.00 ➝ $55.00N/A
3/19/2021Redburn PartnersUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyN/A
3/18/2021CowenBoost TargetOutperform$43.00 ➝ $48.00N/A
3/12/2021Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
3/3/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightN/A
2/12/2021ScotiabankUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Sector Perform$42.00Low
2/8/2021CowenLower TargetTop Pick ➝ Outperform$50.00 ➝ $45.00Medium
1/27/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
1/21/2021Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuyMedium
1/15/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
1/14/2021Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
1/14/2021ScotiabankDowngradeOutperform ➝ Underperform$45.00 ➝ $42.00Medium
1/12/2021MizuhoInitiated CoverageBuy$51.00Medium
1/8/2021Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$44.00 ➝ $48.00Low
12/23/2020MKM PartnersInitiated CoverageBuy$57.00N/A
12/16/2020ABN AmroUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
12/15/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$49.00Medium
12/11/2020CowenBoost TargetOutperform$34.00 ➝ $41.00Low
12/9/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
12/3/2020Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$54.00Low
12/2/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ OverweightHigh
11/20/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightLow
11/19/2020ScotiabankReiterated RatingPositive ➝ Outperform$38.00 ➝ $45.00Low
11/11/2020Berenberg BankUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium
11/9/2020HSBCUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
11/3/2020CowenUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$30.00 ➝ $31.00Medium
11/2/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightLow
10/30/2020BarclaysUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal WeightMedium
10/7/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
10/5/2020Panmure GordonDowngradeHold ➝ SellLow
9/23/2020ScotiabankInitiated CoverageOutperformMedium
9/1/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralMedium
8/27/2020Exane BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
8/27/2020BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
8/26/2020BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightLow
8/17/2020Piper SandlerUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$40.00 ➝ $44.00Low
8/3/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldLow
7/15/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralLow
6/15/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
5/4/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyMedium
5/1/2020CitigroupReiterated RatingSellLow
5/1/2020Panmure GordonDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
5/1/2020Berenberg BankDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
4/21/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralHigh
4/20/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightMedium
3/17/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyHigh
3/16/2020Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
3/16/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
3/12/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ NeutralHigh
3/9/2020Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
3/4/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
2/12/2020HSBCUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
2/5/2020SantanderUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
1/14/2020Berenberg BankUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
1/6/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$63.00Low
11/26/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageHold$70.00Low
10/2/2019ABN AmroDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
9/11/2019HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
9/5/2019CowenDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$69.00 ➝ $60.00N/A
8/30/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyLow
8/20/2019BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLow
8/19/2019BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightLow
7/3/2019BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ NeutralN/A
7/3/2019BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
6/3/2019CowenReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$80.00 ➝ $75.00N/A
5/30/2019Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
5/13/2019HSBCUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
5/13/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
5/9/2019Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$63.00N/A
2/26/2019Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Sector PerformN/A
2/26/2019Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
1/22/2019Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightN/A
1/22/2019Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightMedium
12/18/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOutperformMedium
12/10/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
10/23/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ NeutralN/A
10/23/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageNeutralHigh
10/3/2018CitigroupUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralLow
9/28/2018Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$88.00Low
9/11/2018Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHold ➝ HoldN/A
8/31/2018SantanderUpgradeUnderperform ➝ HoldLow
8/2/2018Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ EqualN/A
8/1/2018Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightMedium
7/27/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/19/2018Raymond JamesUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformN/A
7/6/2018DZ BankUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
6/13/2018ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuy$79.00Low
6/5/2018Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
4/23/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$80.00Low
4/19/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$84.10Low
4/9/2018ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuy$69.00High
3/23/2018Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
1/22/2018CowenReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$66.00 ➝ $80.00N/A
1/22/2018CowenBoost TargetOutperform$66.00 ➝ $80.00Low
12/22/2017Howard WeilUpgradeOutperformLow
12/4/2017MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
12/1/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingHold$67.00Low
11/29/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformN/A
11/21/2017HSBCReiterated RatingBuy ➝ HoldN/A
11/21/2017HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
11/3/2017Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
10/19/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuyN/A
10/6/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$63.20N/A
(Data available from 10/4/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.20 (Hold)

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Royal Dutch Shell logo
Royal Dutch Shell plc operates as an energy and petrochemical company worldwide. The company operates through Integrated Gas, Upstream, Oil Products, Chemicals segments. It explores for and extracts crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids; markets and transports oil and gas; produces gas-to-liquids fuels and other products; and operates upstream and midstream infrastructure necessary to deliver gas to market. The company also markets and trades natural gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), crude oil, electricity, carbon-emission rights; and markets and sells LNG as a fuel for heavy-duty vehicles and marine vessels. In addition, it trades in and refines crude oil and other feed stocks, such as gasoline, diesel, heating oil, aviation fuel, marine fuel, biofuel, lubricants, bitumen, and sulphur; produces and sells petrochemicals for industrial use; and manages oil sands activities. Further, the company produces base chemicals comprising ethylene, propylene, and aromatics, as well as intermediate chemicals, such as styrene monomer, propylene oxide, solvents, detergent alcohols, ethylene oxide, and ethylene glycol. Royal Dutch Shell plc was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in The Hague, the Netherlands.
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Today's Range

Now: $51.04
Low: $51.04
High: $51.04

50 Day Range

MA: $39.13
Low: $36.60
High: $41.65

52 Week Range

Now: $51.04
Low: $21.25
High: $61.17



Average Volume

5,429,862 shs

Market Capitalization

$199.25 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Royal Dutch Shell?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued stock ratings on Royal Dutch Shell in the last twelve months: Argus, Barclays PLC, BNP Paribas, Citigroup Inc., Exane BNP Paribas, HSBC Holdings plc, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Scotiabank,, TD Securities, and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for Royal Dutch Shell?

5 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Royal Dutch Shell in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $47.31, suggesting a possible downside of 7.3%. TD Securities has the highest price target set, predicting RDS.A will reach $56.00 in the next twelve months. Exane BNP Paribas has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $18.85 for Royal Dutch Shell in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Royal Dutch Shell?

Royal Dutch Shell currently has 3 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe RDS.A will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Royal Dutch Shell.
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How do I contact Royal Dutch Shell's investor relations team?

Royal Dutch Shell's physical mailing address is CAREL VAN BYLANDTLAAN 30, THE HAGUE P7, 2596 HR. The energy company's listed phone number is 31-70-377-9111 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Royal Dutch Shell is Learn More about contacing Royal Dutch Shell investor relations.