Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 20th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, March 22nd will be paid a dividend of 1.4551 per share on Tuesday, March 26th. This represents a $5.82 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 21st. This is a boost from Vanguard S&P 500 ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.29.
Shares of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF stock traded down $0.93 on Wednesday, hitting $259.93. 2,697,696 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,356,575. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF has a one year low of $214.83 and a one year high of $270.67.
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Vanguard S&P 500 ETF Company Profile
Vanguard 500 Index Fund (the Fund) is an open-end investment company, or mutual fund. The Fund offers four classes of shares: Investor Shares, Admiral Shares, Signal Shares, and Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Shares. The Fund seeks to track the investment performance of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, an unmanaged benchmark representing the United States large-capitalization stocks.
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