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SPY will go ex-dividend Friday, June 21st with a dividend that I estimate will be around $0.83 per share based on their current cash on-hand and outstanding shares. VOO and IVV will go ex-dividend a few days later on the 24th (estimated) and the 26th. The table below summarizes dividend information for SPY, IVV, and VOO—the three biggest S&P 500 index ETFs.
|Ticker||Next Ex-dividend||Next Pay date||Mar Dividend||June Dividend|
You only have to buy a stock or ETF the day prior to its ex-dividend date to be eligible for the dividend. You can sell on the ex-dividend date if you want and still collect the dividend when the distribution / pay date arrives. Be aware that in a flat market the stock or ETF at opening on its ex-dividend date will typically drop in value by the dividend amount. See Top 10 questions if you have more questions on dividends.
|SPY, IVV, VOO 2013 Ex-Dividend Dates|
|Pay / Distribution Dates|
For more information about ex-dividend and distribution dates for SPDR, iShares, Schwab, and Vanguard ETFs see this post. See the chart below for SPY’s dividend history since 2004. Click on graph to enlarge.
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