BP plc’s December Dividend

Today, BP plc pays out it’s December quarterly dividend.

www.bp.com

A dividend of $0.10 a share

http://otp.investis.com/clients/uk/bp_plc/rns/regulatory-story.aspx?cid=233&newsid=956941

$0.10 a share =  7.4435 pence per share.

Now, the total number of voting rights in BP p.l.c. is 19,792,111,166

http://otp.investis.com/clients/uk/bp_plc/rns/regulatory-story.aspx?cid=233&newsid=954328

Thus:-

19,792,111,166 shares x 7.4435 pence per share = £1,473,225,794.64

That is £1.473 Billion in cash paid to shareholders.

http://www.shareshop.hsbc.co.uk/shareshop/security.cgi?username=&ac=&csi=10022&record_search=1&search_phrase=bp

That is 6.1% yield.

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