Reminder - Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Corporate Bond Index ETF (VSC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

On 10/29/13, Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Corporate Bond Index ETF (TSX: VSC.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0831, payable on 11/5/13. As a percentage of VSC's recent stock price of $25.08, this dividend works out to approximately 0.33%.

Below is a dividend history chart for VSC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0831 declared by Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Corporate Bond Index ETF:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from VSC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.98% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Friday trading, Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Corporate Bond Index ETF shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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