Technical Snapshots for These Oil and Gas Stocks -- Royal Dutch Shell, Statoil, TOTAL, and YPF Sociedad Anonima

NEW YORK, September 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

If you want a Stock Review on RDS-B, STO, TOT, or YPF then come over to and sign up for your free customized report. In a report published on March 20th, 2017, ratings agency Moody's said that it changed its outlook on the global Integrated Oil and Gas sector to "positive" from "stable," as higher profits from upstream operations fuel a faster recovery in earnings growth. Elena Nadtotchi, Vice President - Senior Credit Officer at Moody's said: "We expect earnings growth for the global integrated oil and gas industry of between 13%-18% this year, assuming oil prices remain around the midpoint of our forecast oil price range of $40-$60 per barrel." Today, presents for assessment four major industry players, namely, Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE: RDS-B), Statoil ASA (NYSE: STO), TOTAL S.A. (NYSE: TOT), and YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE: YPF). Access's complimentary reports for today's stocks line-up at:

Royal Dutch Shell 

Shares in The Hague, the Netherlands headquartered Royal Dutch Shell PLC climbed 0.77%, ending Wednesday's trading session at $59.06. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.03 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 3.29% in the last one month, 6.09% over the last three months, and 1.88% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 4.55% and 4.92% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of Royal Dutch Shell, which explores for crude oil and natural gas worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 73.03.

On September 11th, 2017, Royal Dutch Shell announced that an application has been made to the UK Listing Authority and the London Stock Exchange for 33,796,855 A ordinary shares of Eur 0.07 each in the capital of the Company (the "Shares"), to be admitted to the Official List of the United Kingdom Listing Authority and to be traded on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. Application will also be made to Euronext Amsterdam for the Shares to be admitted to trading on Euronext Amsterdam. Visit us today and access your complete report on RDS-B for free at:


Stavanger, Norway headquartered Statoil ASA's stock rose 1.47%, closing the day at $19.37 with a total trading volume of 1.35 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 6.20% in the past month, 11.90% in the previous three months, and 6.20% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 6.87% and 9.21% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Statoil, which explores for, produces, transports, refines, and markets petroleum and petroleum-derived products, and other forms of energy in Norway and internationally, have an RSI of 68.96.  

On August 18th, 2017, Statoil announced that the shares purchased by DNB on behalf of the Company on August 15th, 2017 for use in the group's Share Saving Plan have been distributed to the employees in accordance with their savings amount. Following it, the share saving plan has 10,232,797 shares.

On September 05th, 2017, research firm Deutsche Bank upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Sell' to 'Hold'. The complimentary research report on STO can be accessed at:


On Wednesday, shares in Courbevoie, France headquartered TOTAL S.A. recorded a trading volume of 1.01 million shares. The stock ended the day 0.21% lower at $53.29. The Company's shares have advanced 6.20% in the past month, 5.71% in the previous three months, and 4.55% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.96% and 5.13%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of TOTAL, which operates as an integrated oil and gas company worldwide, have an RSI of 67.32.

On August 21st, 2017, research firm Barclays downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Overweight' to 'Equal Weight', with a target price of $57 per share.

On September 06th, 2017, TOTAL announced that it has made a $250,000 donation to the American Red Cross to assist in the Hurricane Harvey Relief efforts in the Gulf Coast region. With operations all along the Texas Gulf Coast, the Company is also supporting its employees, who have been affected by the storm. The Company is committed to ensuring its employees' safety as well as that of its operations. Register for free on and download the research report on TOT at:

YPF Sociedad Anonima 

Buenos Aires, Argentina headquartered YPF Sociedad Anonima's stock climbed 0.69%, finishing yesterday's session at $20.37 with a total trading volume of 406,692 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 23.45% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 1.03%. Additionally, shares of the Company, which operates in the oil and gas upstream and downstream activities in Argentina, have an RSI of 49.88. Get free access to your research report on YPF at:


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