Yesterday Shell paid out its quarterly dividend, on Monday 20th September.
Shell is a dual listed company.
Dividends on A Shares will be paid, by default, in euros at the rate of €0.2024 per A Share. Holders of A Shares who have validly submitted US dollars or pounds sterling currency elections by August 27, 2021 will be entitled to a dividend of US$0.24 or 17.38p per A Share, respectively. Dividends on B Shares will be paid, by default, in pounds sterling at the rate of 17.38p per B Share
Royal Dutch Shell plc’s capital as at July 30, 2021, consists of 4,101,239,499 A shares and 3,704,709,414 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 July 30, 2021 is 7,805,948,913
7,805,948,913 x £0.1738 = £1,356,673,921.0794
That is £1,356 Million = £1.356 Billion paid to shareholders, yesterday.