THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, December 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) announces that it has today issued 18,288,566 A Ordinary shares in relation to the scrip dividend program for the third quarter 2010 interim dividend.
Following the issue today, the total number of A shares in issuance is 3,563,952,539 and the total number of B shares is unchanged at 2,695,808,103. Royal Dutch Shell plc holds no ordinary shares in Treasury.
The above figures may be used by shareholders as the denominators for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, Royal Dutch Shell plc under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
SOURCE Royal Dutch Shell plc