Shell Plc Dividend yield

 Price  22.90
 Dividend  0.73
 Earnings  2.08
 Cash-flow  4.02
 Book value  16.36
 Equity  16.00

Shell Plc is part of Oil and Gas Producers business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Shell Plc is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Shell Plc paid a total dividend of 5,479 million GBP last year, for a market value of 171,887 millions (Market Cap 171,872 millions). Dividend per share of Shell Plc is 0.73 GBP, and his stock market price 22.90 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Shell Plc has a dividend yield of 3.20%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also lower than average of Oil and Gas industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Shell Plc dividend yield with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Shell Plc

Shell Plc Dividend Payout

About the ability of Shell Plc to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.73 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.20%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Shell Plc payout on ernings is currently 35.10%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 40.22% and 55.62% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Shell Plccan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Shell Plc is GBP 4.02 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.73, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Shell Plc, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Oil and Gas industry and Oil and Gas Producers sector companies.

Shell Plc payout

Shell Plc Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Shell Plc Stock performance

Finally, last moth Shell Plc showed a return of 5.10% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a 8.00% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 60.00% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Shell Plc stock and market return