Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF
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Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF (VAS) provides low cost, broadly diversified exposure to Australian companies and property trusts listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. It also offers potential long-term capital growth along with dividend income and franking credits. In Australia, Vanguard has been serving financial advisers, retail clients and institutional investors for 25 years.
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How to buy VAS in Australia?
To buy VAS shares in Australia, open an investing account that offers access to Australian ETFs, like Stake. It takes just minutes to sign up online or download the Stake stock trading app to get started. You’ll need some I.D. to create your account. Once that’s done, go to Stake AUS and fund your account. Do your own research to ensure that buying VAS shares is the right investment product for your own circumstances before completing the trade.
Does VAS pay dividends?
Yes, VAS does pay dividends.
As of March 2023, VAS shares pay a dividend yield of 7.10%. The last distribution was $0.75c per share on 18 January 2023.
The next dividend payment for Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF is 20 April 2023.
Is VAS a good investment?
VAS may be a good purchase for investors wanting to diversify their portfolio without purchasing individual stocks listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.
As of March 2023, VAS has a market cap of $11.86b and an earnings growth rate of 10.7% as of 28 February 2023.
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To do so follow these steps:
- Sign up in minutes, all you need is some I.D.
- Choose Stake AUS
- Deposit directly into your Stake wallet and you're ready to invest in VAS
This does not constitute financial advice. You should do your own research before making an investment decision. Past performance is not a reliable indication of future performance. No representation is made as to the timeliness, reliability, accuracy or completeness of the market data provided.