Royal Dutch Shell Stock: The Consequences of Past Dividends

The business of Royal Dutch Shell is one of the most impressive in the entire world. If I had to make a list of thirty buy-and-hold forever stocks, Shell would get a spot. It owns such a staggering amount of assets that I once tried to specifically tally and itemize everything it owns, it took a few days to just put the basics together. That is what happens when a single corporate umbrella controls sixteen billion barrels of oil and 40 trillion cubic feet of natural gas to account for.

When these oil majors fluctuate, as it as inherent for them to do, I caution against worry and advocate focusing on how low stock prices are often the basis for very lucrative returns down the road.

Think oil is low now?

Well, look at what happened during the last fluctuation when the price of Royal Dutch Shell fell to $36. Read the rest of this article!