Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS.A) had declared a cash dividend of $0.4700 on Jul 28, 2016. The shares will quote ex-dividend on Aug 10, 2016 and the record date has been fixed for Aug 12, 2016. On Jul 28, 2016 share price, the yield comes out to be 3.4847%. The dividend payable date has been fixed on Sep 19, 2016.
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) is an independent oil and gas company. The Company is engaged in the principal aspects of the oil and gas industry in more than 70 countries. The Company operates in three segments: Upstream Downstream and Corporate. In Upstream the Company focuses on exploration for new liquids and natural gas reserves and on developing new projects. In Downstream the Company focuses on turning crude oil into a range of refined products which are moved and marketed around the world for domestic industrial and transport use. The Company’s Upstream Americas business manages Shell’s Upstream activities in North and South America. It also extracts bitumen from oil sands that is converted into synthetic crude oil. The Company’s Upstream International business manages Shell’s Upstream activities outside the Americas. The Company’s Downstream business manages Shell’s refining and marketing activities for oil products and chemicals.