Vanguard MSCI EAFE Index ETF About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (VEF)

On 9/24/14, Vanguard MSCI EAFE Index ETF (TSX: VEF.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1336, payable on 10/1/14. As a percentage of VEF's recent stock price of $34.82, this dividend works out to approximately 0.38%.

Below is a dividend history chart for VEF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1336 declared by Vanguard MSCI EAFE Index ETF:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from VEF 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. The chart below shows the one year performance of VEF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Vanguard MSCI EAFE Index ETF 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, VEF's low point in its 52 week range is $31.36 per share, with $34.93 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $34.82.

In Monday trading, Vanguard MSCI EAFE Index ETF shares are currently down about 0.1% on the day.

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