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Vanguard Investments Canada Announces Estimated 2018 Annual Capital Gains Distributions for the Vanguard ETFs®

TORONTO , Nov. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. today announced the estimated annual capital gains distributions for the Vanguard ETFs listed below for the 2018 tax year.  Please note that these are estimated amounts only, as of October 31, 2018 , and reflect forward-looking information which may cause the estimates to change before the ETFs' December 15, 2018 year-end tax date.

These estimates are for the year-end capital gains distributions only, which will be re-invested and the resulting units immediately consolidated, so that the number of units held by each investor will not change.  These estimates do not include estimates of ongoing monthly or quarterly cash distribution amounts. 

Vanguard expects to announce the final year-end distribution amounts, as well as the monthly and quarterly cash distribution amounts, on or about December 20 , 2018.  The ex-dividend date for the 2018 annual distributions will be December 28 , 2018.  The record date for the 2018 annual distributions will be December 31, 2018 and payable on January 8, 2019 .

Vanguard ETF

TSX

Ticker
Symbol

Estimated annual

capital gain per unit

as of October 31,

2018 ($)

Vanguard FTSE Canada Index ETF

VCE

0.019051

Vanguard FTSE Canada All Cap Index ETF

VCN

0.120932

Vanguard FTSE Canadian High Dividend Yield Index ETF

VDY

0

Vanguard FTSE Canadian Capped REIT Index ETF

VRE

0

Vanguard U.S. Total Market Index ETF

VUN

0.087378

Vanguard U.S. Total Market Index ETF (CAD- hedged)

VUS

0.382917

Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF

VFV

0.185452

Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF (CAD-hedged)

VSP

0.204409

Vanguard U.S. Dividend Appreciation Index ETF

VGG

0.093678

Vanguard U.S. Dividend Appreciation Index ETF (CAD-

hedged)

VGH

0.107016

Vanguard FTSE Developed All Cap ex North America Index

ETF

VIU

0.195666

Vanguard FTSE Developed All Cap ex North America Index ETF

(CAD- hedged)

VI

1.153457

Vanguard FTSE Developed All Cap ex U.S. Index ETF

VDU

0.354070

Vanguard FTSE Developed All Cap ex U.S. Index ETF (CAD-

hedged)

VEF

1.312974

Vanguard FTSE Developed ex North America High Dividend

Yield Index ETF

VIDY

0.051054

Vanguard FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index ETF

VE

0

Vanguard FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index ETF (CAD-

hedged)

VEH

0.533177

Vanguard FTSE Developed Asia Pacific All Cap Index ETF

VA

0.453125

Vanguard FTSE Developed Asia Pacific All Cap Index ETF

(CAD-hedged)

VAH

0.939130

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap Index ETF

VEE

0.223271

Vanguard FTSE Global All Cap ex Canada Index ETF

VXC

0.136828

Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF

VAB

0

Vanguard Canadian Government Bond Index ETF

VGV

0

Vanguard Canadian Corporate Bond Index ETF

VCB

0

Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Bond Index ETF

VSB

0

Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Government Bond Index ETF

VSG

0

Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Corporate Bond Index ETF

VSC

0

Vanguard Canadian Long-Term Bond Index ETF

VLB

0

Vanguard U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF (CAD-hedged)

VBU

0.040007

Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF (CAD-

hedged)

VBG

0

Vanguard Balanced ETF Portfolio

VBAL

0.060836

Vanguard Conservative ETF Portfolio

VCNS

0.031039

Vanguard Growth ETF Portfolio

VGRO

0.079252

Vanguard Global Liquidity Factor ETF

VLQ

0.825229

Vanguard Global Minimum Volatility ETF

VVO

0.609865

Vanguard Global Momentum Factor ETF

VMO

0.341586

Vanguard Global Value Factor ETF

VVL

0.953111

 

Forward-looking information
This notice contains forward-looking statements with respect to the estimated December 2018 capital gains distributions for the Vanguard ETFs.  By their nature, these forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual distributions to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements.  Material factors that could cause the actual distributions to differ from the estimated distributions include, but are not limited to, the actual amounts of distributions received by the Vanguard ETFs, portfolio transactions, currency hedging transactions, and subscription and redemption activity.

To learn more about TSX-listed Vanguard ETFs, please visit www.vanguardcanada.ca

About Vanguard
Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. is a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of The Vanguard Group, Inc. and manages more than CAD 17 billion in ETF and Mutual Fund assets (as of October 31, 2018 ). The Vanguard Group, Inc. is one of the world's largest investment management companies and a leading provider of company-sponsored retirement plan services. Vanguard manages USD 5.3 trillion in global assets (as of October 31, 2018 ) with over USD 900B in ETF assets. Vanguard has offices in the United States , Canada , Europe , Australia and Asia . The firm offers more than 400 funds, including ETFs, to its more than 20 million investors worldwide.

Vanguard operates under a unique operating structure. Unlike firms that are publicly held or owned by a small group of individuals, The Vanguard Group, Inc. is owned by Vanguard's U.S.-domiciled funds and ETFs. Those funds, in turn, are owned by the funds' investors. This unique mutual structure aligns Vanguard interests with those of its investors and drives the culture, philosophy, and policies throughout the Vanguard organization worldwide. As a result, Canadian investors benefit from Vanguard's stability and experience, low-cost investing, and client focus. For more information, please visit vanguardcanada.ca.

Commissions, management fees, and expenses all may be associated with investment funds. Investment objectives, risks, fees, expenses, and other important information are contained in the prospectus; please read it before investing. Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently, and past performance may not be repeated. Vanguard Funds are managed by Vanguard Investments Canada Inc., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of The Vanguard Group, Inc., and are available across Canada through registered dealers.

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The S&P 500 Index is a product of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC ("SPDJI"), and has been licensed for use by The Vanguard Group, Inc. (Vanguard).   Standard & Poor's®, S&P® and S&P 500® are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC ("S&P");   Dow Jones® is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC ("Dow Jones"); and these trademarks have been licensed for use by SPDJI and sublicensed for certain purposes by Vanguard.  Vanguard ETFs are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by SPDJI, Dow Jones, S&P, their respective affiliates, and none of such parties make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in such product(s) nor do they have any liability for any errors, omissions, or interruptions of the S&P 500 Index.

SOURCE Vanguard Investments Canada Inc.


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