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Royal Dutch Shell plc

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RDS-BPrice Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Royal Dutch Shell plc on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $10,860 for a total return of roughly 8.60%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

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RDS-BReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


RDS-BMonthly Returns Heatmap

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RDS-BSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Royal Dutch Shell plc Sharpe ratio is 0.55. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

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Royal Dutch Shell plc granted a 1.71% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Jun 12, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.65 per share.


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RDS-BDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

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RDS-BWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Royal Dutch Shell plc. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Royal Dutch Shell plc is 72.96%, recorded on Mar 18, 2020. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.



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-72.96%May 22, 2018459Mar 18, 2020
-54.17%Jul 3, 2014390Jan 20, 2016494Jan 4, 2018884
-21.57%May 3, 201168Aug 8, 201197Dec 23, 2011165
-20.69%May 3, 201043Jul 1, 201064Oct 1, 2010107
-16.06%Jan 4, 2012104Jun 1, 201272Sep 13, 2012176
-13.82%Jan 6, 201023Feb 8, 201045Apr 14, 201068
-13.17%Jan 25, 201812Feb 9, 201847Apr 19, 201859
-11.21%Jan 31, 201354Apr 18, 2013133Oct 25, 2013187
-10.44%Nov 5, 201017Nov 30, 201024Jan 4, 201141
-9.96%Sep 14, 201244Nov 16, 201249Jan 30, 201393

RDS-BVolatility Chart

Current Royal Dutch Shell plc volatility is 17.92%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

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