Today, one of the world’s energy companies, pays out its quarterly dividend.
Shell PLC is a dual listed company, it has two share classes, Shell A and Shell B.
It is paying out $0.1735 or 12.26p per share on Shell A and Shell B shares.
Royal Dutch Shell plc’s capital as at May 28, 2021, consists of 4,101,239,499 A shares and 3,706,183,836 B shares, each with equal voting rights. The total number of A shares and B shares in issue as at May 28, 2021 is 7,807,423,335
7,807,423,335 x £0.1226 = £957,190,100.871
That is £957million paid to shareholders.