Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (VAB)

On 8/27/14, Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF (TSX: VAB.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0581, payable on 9/3/14. As a percentage of VAB's recent stock price of $25.27, this dividend works out to approximately 0.23%.

Below is a dividend history chart for VAB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0581 declared by Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF:

VAB+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from VAB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.76% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of VAB shares:

Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, VAB's low point in its 52 week range is $23.92 per share, with $25.33 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $25.27.

In Monday trading, Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.

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