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 is Thursday, March 21st. This is an increase 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 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $259.93. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,697,696 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,356,575. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF has a 52 week low of $214.83 and a 52 week high of $270.67.
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About Vanguard S&P 500 ETF
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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