When is the stock of record for dividends for this year for Vanguard 500 Index.
December 24 is the dividends declaration date for VFINX. You can find the information on the Vanguard web site. There is a link for "news" and you can find the article there. Also has list of dates for other Vanguard funds.
why doesn't the dividend for 12/24 or 12/26 show up under historical prices? the index value (compared to the S&P 500 index) went down as if it were paid.