Shell Plc Dividend yield

 Price  21.09
 Dividend  0.58
 Earnings  1.25
 Cash-flow  2.42
 Book value  10.04
 Equity  9.62

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 4,429 million GBP last year, for a market value of 161,043 millions (Market Cap 160,993 millions). Dividend per share of Shell Plc is 0.58 GBP, and his stock market price 21.09 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Shell Plc has a dividend yield of 2.75%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. However, it is lower than the average of Oil and Gas industry. The company should be deeply analized because dividend yields should be similar among companies from the same industry unless they carry an opposite strategy.

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 0.58 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.75%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Shell Plc payout on ernings is currently 46.40%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 38.25% and 49.79% respectively. Both figures show that Shell Plc should not have problems to continue paying his 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 2.42 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.58, 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 6.90% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 4.54% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 49.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Shell Plc stock and market return