Vanguard FTSE Canadian High Dividend Yield Index ETF About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (VDY)

On 2/26/14, Vanguard FTSE Canadian High Dividend Yield Index ETF (TSX: VDY.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0838, payable on 3/5/14. As a percentage of VDY's recent stock price of $30.18, this dividend works out to approximately 0.28%.

Below is a dividend history chart for VDY, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0838 declared by Vanguard FTSE Canadian High Dividend Yield 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 VDY is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.33% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Monday trading, Vanguard FTSE Canadian High Dividend Yield Index ETF shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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