Investing Analysis for Royal Dutch Shell vs. British Petroleum

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INTERNATIONAL FINANCE INVESTING ANALYSIS FOR: ROYAL DUTCH SHELL & BP PREPARED BY: ARMI ARFIFI BIN AZMI ATMAN BIN KHAIRULFAZI MOHD NAZRUL BIN AGOS MUHAMMAD AMIRUL MUKMIN BIN NOR HIDAN CONTENTS PREFACE 3 1.0 INTRODUCTION 4 2.0 COMPANY DESCRIPTIONS 6 2.1 SHELL 6 2.2 BP 7 3.0 PROBLEM DEFINITION 8 3.1 Research Problem 8 3.2 Project Objective 9 3.3 Research Question 9 4.0 PEST ANALYSIS 9 5.0 SWOT ANALYSIS 11 6.0 FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 14 6.1 Pyramid Of Key Ratios 14 6.2 Profitability Ratio 15 6.3 Activity ratios 17 6.4 Liquidity Ratios 18 6.5 Gearing Ratios 19 6.6 Investors Ratios 20 6.7 Return Over Period 21 6.8 Altman Z score. 22 7.0 INTER COMPARISON 25 7.1 Royal Dutch Shell 26 7.2…show more content…
It also has major renewable energy activities, including in biofuels, hydrogen, solar and wind power. Shell has operations in over 90 countries, produces around 3.1 million barrels of oil equivalent per day and has 44,000 service stations worldwide. Shell Oil Company, its subsidiary in the United States, is one of its largest businesses. In 2010 Shell revenue is US$ 368.056 billion, operating income US$ 35.344 billion, profit US$ 20.474 billion, total assets US$ 322.560 billion, total equity US$ 148.013 billion and employees 97,000 2.2 BP BP plc is a global oil and gas company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. The name "BP" derives from the initials of one of the company's former legal names, British Petroleum. It is the third-largest energy company and fourth-largest company in the world measured by revenues and one of the six oil and gas "supermajors". It is vertically-integrated and is active in every area of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production, refining, distribution and marketing, petrochemicals, power generation and trading. It also has major renewable energy activities, including in biofuels, hydrogen, solar and wind power. BP has operations in over 80 countries, produces around 3.8 million barrels of oil equivalent per day and has 22,400 service stations worldwide. Its largest division is BP America, which is the biggest producer of oil and gas in the United States and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. As at 31

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