2021 Vanguard Ex-Dividend and Distribution Dates: BND, BSV, VGLT, BIV, VCSH

Apparently Vanguard likes to keep their ETF ex-dividend and distribution dates a secret until just a couple days before the event.  It has that old mutual fund feel to it—”we’ll give you a quote after-market and allow you to buy or sell our stuff at the end of the day, otherwise go away…”

As a result, the dates below are just guesses, based on previous year’s ex-dividend and distribution dates.   For ex-dividend and pay dates see this  Vanguard link for getting the confirmed dates.

Selected Vanguard ETF Monthly Ex-dividend & Distributions Dates:  BND, BNDX, BSV, VGLT, BIV, VCSH, VWOB

2021 Ex-Dividend Dates (estimates)
1-Feb 1-Mar 1-Apr 3-May 1-June 1-July 2-Aug
1-Sept 1-Oct 1-Nov 1-Dec 21-Dec 22-Dec (possible cap gain dist)
Pay / Distribution Dates (estimates)
5-Feb 5-Mar 5-Apr 6-May 4-June 7-July 6-Aug
6-Sept 6-Oct 5-Nov 6-Dec 27-Dec 30-Dec (possible cap gain dist)

Pay date is usually 3 trading days after ex-dividend date

BND Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF
BNDX Vanguard Total International Bond ETF
BSV Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF
VGLT Vanguard Long-Term Govt Bd Idx ETF
BIV Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF
VCSH Vanguard Short-Term Corp Bd Idx ETF
VWOB Emerging Markets Government Bond ETF

Looking for ex-dividend information for other ETFs? Check this page.

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