Vanguard Consumer Staples (VDC) Dividend History

The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Index/Consumer Staples 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the consumer staples sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard. The Advisor attempts to replicate the target index by seeking to invest all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, in order to hold each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index. The fund is non-diversified.

Last update 09/24/2020


Dividend Yield Summary

  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Dividends 3.30 3.20 3.68 3.65 3.94 1.49
Average Price 127.02 134.81 140.90 138.34 149.31 154.02
Yield 2.60% 2.37% 2.61% 2.64% 2.64% 0.97%
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2020 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2020-09-11
Dividend Pay Date

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share None
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 3.64
Dividend Cover -
52-Week Projected Yield 2.25%
52-Week Trailing Yield 2.35%
6-Year Average Yield 2.28%
6-Year Dividend Change 10.30%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change 1.72%
Number of Dividend Payments (2013-12-20 - 2020-09-11) 22

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2020-09-11 $0.87
2020-03-10 $0.62
2019-12-16 $1.06
2019-09-26 $1.09
2019-06-21 $1.04
2019-03-21 $0.75
2018-12-13 $1.04
2018-09-24 $0.82
2018-06-28 $1.25
2018-03-16 $0.54
2017-12-14 $1.04
2017-09-27 $0.77
2017-06-28 $1.04
2017-03-24 $0.83
2016-12-14 $0.97
2016-09-20 $0.84
2016-06-21 $0.76
2016-03-21 $0.63
2015-12-23 $0.90
2015-09-23 $2.40
2014-12-18 $2.42
2013-12-20 $2.43