Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF (VPL) Raises Dividend to $0.24 Per Share
Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF (NYSEARCA:VPL) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 26th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 27th will be paid a dividend of 0.2449 per share on Monday, October 1st. This represents a $0.98 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 26th. This is an increase from Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.11.
Shares of VPL traded up $0.04 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $71.35. The company had a trading volume of 11,910 shares, compared to its average volume of 368,954. Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF has a 52-week low of $67.42 and a 52-week high of $77.96.
An institutional investor recently raised its position in Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF stock. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF (NYSEARCA:VPL) by 13.1% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 18,584 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,159 shares during the quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF were worth $1,301,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF, formerly Vanguard MSCI Pacific ETF, is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Pacific Stock Index Fund. The Fund seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI Pacific Index that consists of common stocks of companies located in Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Singapore.
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