Is This Energy Giant Cutting Its Dividend? Part 1

By Keith Schaefer In the current age of low interest rates you aren’t supposed to be able to get a decent yield from a blue chip stock.
With a $0.94 per quarter dividend each Shell (RDS.A: NYSE) American Depositary Receipt today yields almost seven percent. That is a very good yield.
Maybe a little too good.
Shell’s current yield is almost three and a half times the yield on the S&P 500.
That high a yield says the majority of investors don’t think that Shell’s current dividend is sustainable. History agrees; Shell hasn’t sported this kind of yield in decades.

Source: Bloomberg
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