Details relating to the second quarter 2018 interim dividend
It is expected that cash dividends on the B Shares will be paid via the Dividend Access Mechanism from UK-sourced income of the Shell group.
|Per ordinary share||Q2 2018|
|RDS A Shares (US$)||0.47|
|RDS B Shares (US$)||0.47|
Cash dividends on A Shares will be paid, by default, in euro, although holders of A Shares will be able to elect to receive dividends in pounds sterling.
Cash dividends on B Shares will be paid, by default, in pounds sterling, although holders of B Shares will be able to elect to receive dividends in euro.
The pounds sterling and euro equivalent dividend payments will be announced on September 3 2018.
|Per ADS||Q2 2018|
|RDS A ADSs (US$)||0.94|
|RDS B ADSs (US$)||0.94|
Cash dividends on American Depository Shares (“ADSs”) will be paid, by default, in US dollars.
ADSs are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols RDS.A and RDS.B. Each ADS represents two ordinary shares, two A Shares in the case of RDS.A or two B Shares in the case of RDS.B. ADSs are evidenced by an American Depositary Receipt (ADR) certificate. In many cases the terms ADR and ADS are used interchangeably.
Dividend timetable for the second quarter 2018 interim dividend
Announcement date July 26, 2018
Ex-dividend date August 9, 2018
Record date August 10, 2018
Closing of currency election date August 24, 2018
Pounds sterling and euro equivalents announcement date September 3, 2018
Payment date September 17, 2018