2015 Ex-dividend and Pay date information for AGZ, CFT, CIU, EMB, GBF, GVI, MBB, MUB, NYF, SUB, MUAA, MUAB, MUAC, MUAD, MUAE, MUAG

Friday, February 13th, 2015 | Vance Harwood

The 2015 Ex-Dividend and Pay Date  information below is based on Ishares distribution schedule,

2015 Ex-Dividend Dates
2-Feb 2-Mar 1-Apr 1-May 1-June 1-July 3-Aug
1-Sept 1-Oct 2-Nov 1-Dec 24-Dec 24-Dec (possible cap gain dist)
Pay / Distribution Dates
6-Feb 6-Mar 8-Apr 7-May 5-June 8-July 7-Aug
8-Sept 7-Oct 6-Nov 7-Dec 31-Dec 31-Dec (possible cap gain dist)

AGZ      iShares Barclays Agency Bond Fund (AGZ)
CFT      iShares Barclays Credit Bond Fund (CFT)
CIU      iShares Barclays Intermediate Credit Bond Fund (CIU)
EMB     iShares JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Fund (EMB)
GBF      iShares Barclays Government/Credit Bond Fund (GBF)
GVI      iShares Barclays Intermediate Government/Credit Bond Fund (GVI)
MUAA iShares 2012 S&P AMT-Free Municipal Series (MUAA)
MUAB iShares 2013 S&P AMT-Free Municipal Series (MUAB)
MUAC iShares 2014 S&P AMT-Free Municipal Series (MUAC)
MUAD iShares 2015 S&P AMT-Free Municipal Series (MUAD)
MUAE iShares 2016 S&P AMT-Free Municipal Series (MUAE)
MUAG iShares 2017 S&P AMT-Free Municipal Series (MUAF)
MBB     iShares Barclays MBS Bond Fund (MBB)
MUB    iShares S&P National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Fund (MUB)
NYF     iShares S&P New York AMT-Free Municipal Bond Fund (NYF)
SUB      iShares S&P Short Term National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Fund (SUB)

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2015 Ex-dividend and Pay date information for: DIA

Friday, February 13th, 2015 | Vance Harwood

The 2015 Ex-Dividend and Pay Date  information below is based on SPDR’s distribution schedule,

DIA SPDR  Dow Diamond

2015 Ex-Dividend Dates
16-Jan 20-Feb 20-Mar 17-Apr 15-May 19-June 17-July
21-Aug 18-Sept 16-Oct 20-Nov 18-Dec  29-Dec (possible cap gains)
Pay / Distribution Dates
17-Feb 16-Mar 13-Apr 11-May 15-June 13-July 17-Aug
14-Sept 13-Oct 16-Nov 14-Dec 11-Jan-16 11-Jan-16 (possible cap gains distribution)


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Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 | Vance Harwood

2015 Ex-Dividend Dates for Russell ETFs: IWB, IWC, IWD, IWM, IWO, IWP, IWR, IWS, IWV, IWZ, IWV, IWS, IWO, IWW, IWC, IWL, IWX, IWY, IWF

Based on Ishares’  distribution schedule, I expect the next ex-Dividend, pay dates for these ETFs to be:

2015 Ex-Dividend Dates
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
25-March 2-July 25-September 24-December 29-December (potential cap gains)
Pay / Distribution Dates
31-March 9-July 1-October 31-December 5-Jan-16 (potential cap gains)


IWB  iShares Russell 1000 Index Fund (IWB)
IWC  iShares Russell Microcap® Index Fund (IWC)
IWD  iShares Russell 1000 Value Index Fund (IWD)
IWF  iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index Fund (IWF)
IWL  iShares Russell Top 200 ETF (IWL)
IWM  iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (IWM)  March 2015 Dividend  $0.383175
IWN  iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund (IWN)
IWO  iShares Russell 2000 Growth Index Fund (IWO)
IWP  iShares Russell Midcap Growth Index Fund (IWP)
IWR  iShares Russell Midcap Index Fund (IWR)
IWS  iShares Russell Midcap Value Index Fund (IWS)
IWV  iShares Russell 3000 Index Fund (IWV)
IWW  iShares Russell 3000 Value Index Fund (IWW)
IWX  iShares Russell Top 200 Value ETF (IWX)
IWY  iShares Russell Top 200 Growth ETF (IWY)
IWZ  iShares Russell 3000 Growth Index Fund (IWX)

If you don’t see the ETF symbol you want there are a lot more here: Dividend, Ex-Dividend, and Paydate / Distribution Date information for ETFs

Next 2015 SPY, VOO, IVV Ex-Dividend Dates and Estimated Dividends

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 | Vance Harwood

SPY went ex-dividend Friday, March 20th, with a dividend of $0.93081  per share.   The distribution of the approximately $860 million in dividends will be April 30th—yes SPDR holds onto your dividend for 6 weeks.   The two other big S&P 500 ETFs, VOO and IVV went dividend  the 23rd ( $0.1026) and the 25th ($1.00172) respectively.

SPY is the largest ETF in the world, currently with $194 billion in assets under management.  The next two largest ETFs that track the S&P 500 are iShare’s IVV and Vanguard’s VOO—currently with $69 billion and $30 billion in assets.  The table below summarizes dividend information for SPY, IVV, and VOO—the three biggest S&P 500 index ETFs.  Vanguard only publishes ex-dividend dates a few days prior to the event itself, so the future dates for VOO are just estimates.

Ticker Next Ex-dividend Next Pay date Dec  Dividend Mar Dividend
SPY 20-Mar-2015 30-Apr-15 $1.13492 $0.93081
IVV 25-Mar-2015 31-Mar-15 $1.103 $1.00172
VOO 23-Mar-2015 (est) 27-Mar-15  $1.026 $0.984

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 on Dividends if you have more questions.

SPY, IVV, VOO 2015 Ex-Dividend Dates
Ticker Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
SPY 20-Mar-15 19-Jun-15 19-Sep-15 19-Dec-15 29-Dec-15 (potential cap gains)
IVV 25-Mar-15 24-Jun-15 25-Sep-15 24-Dec-15 29-Dec-15 (potential cap gains)
VOO 23-Mar-15 (est) 22-Jun-15 (est) 21-Sep-15 (est) 17-Dec-15 (est)
Pay / Distribution Dates
SPY 30-Apr-15 31-Jul-15 30-Oct-15 29-Jan-16 29-Jan-16 (potential cap gains)
IVV 31-Mar-14 30-Jun-15 1-Oct-15 31-Dec-15 5-Jan-16 (potential cap gains)
VOO 27-Mar-14(est) 26-Jun-15 (est) 25-Sep-15 (est) 23-Dec-15 (est)

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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