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Dodge & Cox Funds 2021 Estimated Year-end Distributions

October 2021


Year-End Distribution Dates
December 2021 income and capital gain distributions will occur according to the following schedule:

Record Date: December 17, 2021
Ex-Dividend and Reinvestment Date: December 20, 2021
Payable Date: December 21, 2021

Estimated Year-End Income and Capital Gain Distributions

The table below lists estimated year-end income and capital gain distributions for the Dodge & Cox Funds. Please note that these distribution estimates are based on shares outstanding on October 31, 2021 and are subject to change. Actual distributions will be based on shares outstanding on the Record Date and are subject to approval by the Funds’ Board of Trustees. 

*Fund normally distributes income (if any) on a quarterly basis 

Timing of Capital Gain Distributions 

If a Fund has net capital gains through October 31st, they are normally distributed to shareholders in December. If a second capital gain distribution related to the calendar year is necessary, it is usually made in March of the following year for the Stock Fund, Balanced Fund, Income Fund, and Global Bond Fund, and in December of the following year for the Global Stock Fund, International Stock Fund and Emerging Markets Stock Fund. 

For More Information 

Answers to frequently asked tax questions can be found on the Funds’ website at Tax Center. For additional information about the Funds’ distributions policies and about taxation of Fund distributions, please refer to the Funds’ summary prospectus, prospectus, and Statement of Additional Information (SAI). 


Amounts shown are not final. Visit our website,, in late December for final distribution amounts.
The information provided above is general in nature, is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal or tax advice.