Today, Royal Dutch Shell PLC paid out its March 2021 dividend.
11.96p a share.
Shell PLC is made of 2 share classes, Shell A and Shell B
Royal Dutch Shell plc’s capital as at 26 February 2021, consists of 4,101,239,499 A shares and 3,706,183,836 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 as at 26 February 2021 is 7,807,423,335
7,807,423,335 x £0.1196 = £933,767,830.866
That is £933million.
Total cash paid to shareholders today is £933million.