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First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P. (“FTA”) announces the declaration of the regular quarterly and semi-annual distributions for 36 of 43 exchange-traded funds advised by FTA.

The following dates apply to today’s distribution declarations:
Expected Ex-Dividend Date   June 22, 2010
Record Date June 24, 2010
Payable Date June 30, 2010



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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund

FDM NYSE Arca First Trust Dow Jones Select MicroCap Index SM Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.02680
FDL NYSE Arca First Trust Morningstar ® Dividend Leaders SM Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.16560
FPX NYSE Arca First Trust US IPO Index Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.07020
FDV NYSE Arca First Trust Strategic Value Index Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.19720
FVI NYSE Arca First Trust Value Line ® Equity Allocation Index Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.14860
FVD NYSE Arca First Trust Value Line ® Dividend Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.10390
FRI NYSE Arca First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.10000
FIW NYSE Arca First Trust ISE Water Index Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.09450
FCG NYSE Arca First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.04460
FNI NYSE Arca First Trust ISE Chindia Index Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.11900
QQEW NASDAQ First Trust NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index SM Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.04000

First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index SM Fund

Semi-Annually $ 0.02140
QQXT NASDAQ First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index SM Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.04510
QABA NASDAQ First Trust NASDAQ ® ABA Community Bank Index Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.14290

First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund II

FDD NYSE Arca First Trust Dow Jones STOXX ® European Select Dividend Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.29660
FFR NYSE Arca First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate Index Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.37730
FGD NYSE Arca First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.34340
FAN NYSE Arca First Trust ISE Global Wind Energy Index Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.09240
FLM NYSE Arca First Trust ISE Global Engineering and Construction Index Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.44400

First Trust NASDAQ ® Clean Edge ® Smart Grid Infrastructure Index Fund

Semi-Annually $ 0.10760
BICK NASDAQ First Trust BICK Index Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.07740
CU NASDAQ First Trust ISE Global Copper Index Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.05820
PLTM NASDAQ First Trust ISE Global Platinum Index Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.07570

First Trust Exchange-Traded AlphaDEX ® Fund

FEX NYSE Arca First Trust Large Cap Core AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.10250
FNX NYSE Arca First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.06650
FYX NYSE Arca First Trust Small Cap Core AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.03850
FTA NYSE Arca First Trust Large Cap Value Opportunities AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.17670
FTC NYSE Arca First Trust Large Cap Growth Opportunities AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.04140
FAB NYSE Arca First Trust Multi Cap Value AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.15900
FXD NYSE Arca First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.03600
FXG NYSE Arca First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.09240
FXN NYSE Arca First Trust Energy AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.03330
FXO NYSE Arca First Trust Financials AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.06900
FXR NYSE Arca First Trust Industrials/Producer Durables AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.04870
FXZ NYSE Arca First Trust Materials AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.08220
FXU NYSE Arca First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $ 0.23310

First Trust Advisors L.P., the Funds’ investment advisor, along with its affiliate First Trust Portfolios L.P., are privately-held companies which provide a variety of investment services, including asset management, financial advisory services, and municipal and corporate investment banking, with collective assets under management or supervision of approximately $29 billion as of May 31, 2010 through closed-end funds, unit investment trusts, mutual funds, separate managed accounts and exchange-traded funds.

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