SPY dividend September 2011

SPY went ex-dividend Friday September 16th, 2011. Its payout will be $0.6249 per share on October 31st. The table below summarizes third quarter dividend information for SPY, IVV, and VOO—the three biggest S&P 500 index ETFs. SYMBOL Next Ex-dividend Next Pay date Last Dividend Dividend SPY 16-Sept-2011 31-Oct-2011 $0.6276 $0.6249 IVV 26-Sept-2011 30-Sept-2011 $0.605 $0.60 (est) VOO 26-Sept-2011 (est) 30-Sept-2011 (est) $0.285 $0.285 (est) For …

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Guggenheim—yield with less interest rate risk?

If you are looking for low risk yields above 1.5% per year, there aren’t many attractive candidates.   Stocks seem risky, and if you believe that interest rates are going to go up in the next couple of years then bonds look risky too. Using IEF, Ishares’ 7 to 10 year US treasury bond fund as a example of risk—it  is currently yielding  2.21%.  Sensitivity …

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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 …

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Inverse Volatility—the Winner for Short Term is SVXY

I used to share stock tips with my brothers-in-law. Before the tech crash I could offer up a few stocks I liked, and they would often make some money.  The crash painfully ended the easy money and I moved onto index funds. They didn’t think indexes were near as much fun. One Easter one of my brothers-in-law asked what I was investing in.   My …

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Redirect to VIG Vanguard ETF ex-dividend and distribution dates

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 …

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