Capital gains distributions

9 January 2013

Year-end dividend and capital gains distributions for Vanguard mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for 2012 have been declared. The table below provides the total per-share capital gain and distribution date for each of the affected funds.

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs)

Vanguard ETF®

Fund Number


2012 Declaration Date

2012 Ex-Dividend Date

Total Per-Share
Capital Gain

Total Bond Market Index 928 BND 12/20 12/24 $0.43
Short-Term Bond Index 924 BSV 12/20 12/24 $0.21
Short-Term Corporate Bond Index 3145 VCSH 12/20 12/24 $0.12
Short-Term Government Bond Index 3142 VGSH 12/20 12/24 $0.10
Intermediate-Term Bond Index 925 BIV 12/20 12/24 $1.52
Long-Term Bond Index 927 BLV 12/20 12/24 $1.38
Extended Duration Treasury Index 930 EDV 12/18 12/20 $4.94


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