Snap up some big dividends in the next few days

A quick look at the list of shares going ex-dividend on 15th February shows us that some big names including AstraZeneca, Unilever and Royal Dutch Shell go ex-div on Wednesday.

AstraZeneca will pay 123.6p per share on 19th March 2012 to shareholders, while Royal Dutch Shell ‘B’ shareholders will receive 26.5p per share on 23rd March.

For a list of shares going ex-dividend, visit the ex dividend dates page.