Cash Dividend On The Way From Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Bond Index ETF (VSB)

On 9/24/14, Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Bond Index ETF (TSX: VSB.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0457, payable on 10/1/14. As a percentage of VSB's recent stock price of $24.70, this dividend works out to approximately 0.19%.

Below is a dividend history chart for VSB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0457 declared by Vanguard Canadian Short-Term 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 VSB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.22% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of VSB shares:

Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Bond Index ETF 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, VSB's low point in its 52 week range is $24.58 per share, with $24.93 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $24.70.

In Monday trading, Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Bond Index ETF shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.

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