Royal Dutch Shell issues 34.25M new shares Royal Dutch Shell announces that it has today issued 34.25M A Ordinary shares in relation to the scrip dividend programme for the 3Q12 interim dividend. Following this issue, the total number of A shares in issuance is 3.77B and the total number of B shares is 2.62B. Royal Dutch Shell holds no ordinary shares in treasury.
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.