On Wed December 19th RDSA & RDSB (Royal Dutch Shell A and B) paid out it’s quarterly December 2018 Dividend.
RDSA Royal Dutch Shell A FTSE 100 $0.47 (36.77p) a share
RDSB Royal Dutch Shell B FTSE 100 $0.47 (36.77p) a share
£0.3677 a share.
Royal Dutch Shell plc´s capital consists of 4,513,394,760 A shares and 3,745,486,731 B shares, each with equal voting rights. Royal Dutch Shell plc holds no ordinary shares in Treasury. The total number of A shares and B shares in issue is 8,258,881,491
8,258,881,491 x £0.3677 = £3,036,790,724.2407
That is £3Billion of cash paid out. Delicious.