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 38 of 43 exchange-traded funds advised by FTA.
The following dates apply to today’s distribution declarations:
|Expected Ex-Dividend Date||December 21, 2010|
|Record Date||December 23, 2010|
|Payable Date||December 31, 2010|
First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund
|FDM||NYSE Arca||First Trust Dow Jones Select MicroCap Index SM Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.05630|
|FDL||NYSE Arca||First Trust Morningstar ® Dividend Leaders SM Index Fund||Quarterly||$||0.14120|
|FPX||NYSE Arca||First Trust US IPO Index Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.15290|
|FDN||NYSE Arca||First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index SM Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.03870|
|FDV||NYSE Arca||First Trust Strategic Value Index Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.20040|
|FVI||NYSE Arca||First Trust Value Line ® Equity Allocation Index Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.14560|
|FVD||NYSE Arca||First Trust Value Line ® Dividend Index Fund||Quarterly||$||0.12460|
|FRI||NYSE Arca||First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.19910|
|FIW||NYSE Arca||First Trust ISE Water Index Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.04740|
|FCG||NYSE Arca||First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.00410|
|FNI||NYSE Arca||First Trust ISE Chindia Index Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.05270|
|QQEW||NASDAQ||First Trust NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index SM Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.08290|
|QTEC||NASDAQ||First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index SM Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.07910|
|QQXT||NASDAQ||First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index SM Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.11240|
|QABA||NASDAQ||First Trust NASDAQ ® ABA Community Bank Index Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.16270|
First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund II
|FDD||NYSE Arca||First Trust STOXX ® European Select Dividend Index Fund||Quarterly||$||0.07140|
|FFR||NYSE Arca||First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate Index Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.97860|
|FGD||NYSE Arca||First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund||Quarterly||$||0.21500|
|FLM||NYSE Arca||First Trust ISE Global Engineering and Construction Index Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.13500|
|BICK||NASDAQ||First Trust BICK Index Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.04290|
|CU||NASDAQ||First Trust ISE Global Copper Index Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.29140|
|PLTM||NASDAQ||First Trust ISE Global Platinum Index Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.04100|
First Trust Exchange-Traded AlphaDEX ® Fund
|FEX||NYSE Arca||First Trust Large Cap Core AlphaDEX ® Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.14310|
|FNX||NYSE Arca||First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX ® Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.07890|
|FYX||NYSE Arca||First Trust Small Cap Core AlphaDEX ® Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.07770|
|FTA||NYSE Arca||First Trust Large Cap Value Opportunities AlphaDEX ® Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.15870|
|FTC||NYSE Arca||First Trust Large Cap Growth Opportunities AlphaDEX ® Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.11090|
|FAB||NYSE Arca||First Trust Multi Cap Value AlphaDEX ® Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.18350|
|FAD||NYSE Arca||First Trust Multi Cap Growth AlphaDEX ® Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.08900|
|FXD||NYSE Arca||First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX ® Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.05200|
|FXG||NYSE Arca||First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX ® Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.12740|
|FXN||NYSE Arca||First Trust Energy AlphaDEX ® Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.08250|
|FXO||NYSE Arca||First Trust Financials AlphaDEX ® Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.11640|
|FXR||NYSE Arca||First Trust Industrials/Producer Durables AlphaDEX ® Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.05300|
|FXZ||NYSE Arca||First Trust Materials AlphaDEX ® Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.30000|
|FXU||NYSE Arca||First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX ® Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.21050|
|FXH||NYSE Arca||First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX ® Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.02920|
|FXL||NYSE Arca||First Trust Technology AlphaDEX ® Fund||Semi-Annually||$||0.00600|
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 $39 billion as of November 30, 2010 through closed-end funds, unit investment trusts, mutual funds, separate managed accounts and exchange-traded funds.
Check Out Our Best Services for Investors
Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.
- Model portfolio
- Stocks trading below $10
- Intraday trade alerts
Check Out Our Best Services for Investors
Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.
Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutinyquantitative, fundamental and technical analysisto maximize profit potential and minimize risk.
Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.