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Shell Forward Dividend Yield %

: 3.68% (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-08-14), the Forward Annual Dividend Yield of Shell is 3.68%.

As of today (2022-08-14), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Shell is 3.61%.

SHEL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked worse than
52.35% of 447 companies
in the Oil & Gas industry
Industry Median: 3.85 vs SHEL: 3.68

Shell's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $0.50.

During the past 12 months, Shell's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 51.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -25.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -17.00% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -2.60% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Shell was 48.70% per year. The lowest was -25.50% per year. And the median was 5.50% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.

Competitive Comparison

For the Oil & Gas Integrated subindustry, Shell's Forward Dividend Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Forward Dividend Yield % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Shell Forward Dividend Yield % Distribution

For the Oil & Gas industry and Energy sector, Shell's Forward Dividend Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Shell's Forward Dividend Yield % falls into.

Shell Forward Dividend Yield % Calculation

Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Shell Recent Full-Year* Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.5002022-08-112022-08-122022-09-19Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.5002022-05-192022-05-202022-06-27Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.4802021-11-102021-11-122021-12-20Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000

* GuruFocus has an internal rule that if the most recent dividend payment frequency is at least 4 times a year, then the full year will be calculated according to the frequency of payment or the one-year time frame, whichever is stricter.
* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

Shell's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=3.68 %

Current Share Price is $54.29.
Shell's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.5 * 4 = $2.

Shell's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.73 %

Current Share Price is $54.29.
Shell's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.48.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

Shell  (NYSE:SHEL) Forward Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.

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Shell Business Description

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Carel van Bylandtlaan 30, The Hague, NLD, 2596 HR
Shell is an integrated oil and gas company that explores for, produces, and refines oil around the world. In 2020, it produced 1.8 million barrels of liquids and 9.2 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day. At year-end 2020, reserves stood at 9.0 billion barrels of oil equivalent, 52% of which consisted of liquids. Its production and reserves are in Europe, Asia, Oceania, Africa, and North and South America. The company operates refineries with capacity of 2.8 mmb/d located in the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Europe and sells 15 mtpa of chemicals. Its largest chemical plants, often integrated with its local refineries, are in Central Europe, China, Singapore, and North America.

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