Royal Dutch Shell provides update on Woodside Petroleum shareholding Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A, RDS.B) acknowledges the outcome of Woodside Petroleum's (WOPEY) shareholders' negative vote on the selective buy-back proposal announced on 17 of June. Shell is reviewing its options in relation to its remaining 13.6% holding in Woodside.
Barnes Group raises quarterly dividend by 9% to 12c per share The board of Barnes Group increased the company’s quarterly cash dividend 9% to 12c per share of common stock. The dividend will be payable December 10, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 26. On an annualized basis, the increase raises the annual dividend from 44c per share to 48c per share.