Reminder - Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF (VFV) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

On 9/22/14, Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF (TSX: VFV.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1505, payable on 10/1/14. As a percentage of VFV's recent stock price of $39.20, this dividend works out to approximately 0.38%.

Below is a dividend history chart for VFV, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1505 declared by Vanguard S&P 500 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 VFV is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.54% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Thursday trading, Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.

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