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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 53 of 60 exchange-traded funds advised by FTA.

The following dates apply to today’s distribution declarations:

        Expected Ex-Dividend Date     December 21, 2011
Record Date December 23, 2011
Payable Date December 30, 2011
                Per
Share

Ticker

Exchange

Fund Name

Frequency

Amount

 

First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund

FDM NYSE Arca First Trust Dow Jones Select MicroCap Index SM Fund Semi-Annually $0.1065
FDL NYSE Arca First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders SM Index Fund Quarterly $0.1433
FPX NYSE Arca First Trust US IPO Index Fund Semi-Annually $0.1861
FDN NYSE Arca First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index SM Fund Semi-Annually $0.0111
FDV NYSE Arca First Trust Strategic Value Index Fund Semi-Annually $0.2802
FVI NYSE Arca First Trust Value Line ® Equity Allocation Index Fund Semi-Annually $0.1326
FVD NYSE Arca First Trust Value Line ® Dividend Index Fund Quarterly $0.1284
FRI NYSE Arca First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund Semi-Annually $0.1456
FIW NYSE Arca First Trust ISE Water Index Fund Semi-Annually $0.0637
FCG NYSE Arca First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund Semi-Annually $0.0255
FNI NYSE Arca First Trust ISE Chindia Index Fund Semi-Annually $0.1999
FVL NYSE Arca First Trust Value Line ® 100 Exchange-Traded Fund Semi-Annually $0.0655
QQEW NASDAQ First Trust NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index SM Fund Semi-Annually $0.0530
QQXT NASDAQ First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index SM Fund Semi-Annually $0.0405
QABA NASDAQ First Trust NASDAQ ® ABA Community Bank Index Fund Semi-Annually $0.1974
 

First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund II

FDD NYSE Arca First Trust STOXX ® European Select Dividend Index Fund Quarterly $0.0676
FFR NYSE Arca First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate Index Fund Semi-Annually $0.4455
FGD NYSE Arca First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund Quarterly $0.2642
FLM NYSE Arca First Trust ISE Global Engineering and Construction Index Fund Semi-Annually $0.1828
GRID NASDAQ

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

Semi-Annually

$0.0820
BICK NASDAQ First Trust BICK Index Fund Semi-Annually $0.1565
CU NASDAQ First Trust ISE Global Copper Index Fund Semi-Annually $1.0717
PLTM NASDAQ First Trust ISE Global Platinum Index Fund Semi-Annually $0.2398
FONE NASDAQ First Trust NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund Semi-Annually $0.1078
CARZ NASDAQ First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund Semi-Annually $0.0238
SKYY NASDAQ First Trust ISE Cloud Computing Index Fund Semi-Annually $0.0136 (1)
 

First Trust Exchange-Traded AlphaDEX ® Fund

FEX NYSE Arca First Trust Large Cap Core AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.1799
FNX NYSE Arca First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.1092
FYX NYSE Arca First Trust Small Cap Core AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.0444
FTA NYSE Arca First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.2232
FTC NYSE Arca First Trust Large Cap Growth AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.1216
FAB NYSE Arca First Trust Multi Cap Value AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.1896
FAD NYSE Arca First Trust Multi Cap Growth AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.0725
FXD NYSE Arca First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.0930
FXG NYSE Arca First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.1238
FXN NYSE Arca First Trust Energy AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.0668
FXO NYSE Arca First Trust Financials AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.1190
FXR NYSE Arca First Trust Industrials/Producer Durables AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.0623
FXU NYSE Arca First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.1545
FNY NYSE Arca First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.0040
FNK NYSE Arca First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.0705
FYC NYSE Arca First Trust Small Cap Growth AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.0009
FYT NYSE Arca First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.0441
FMK NYSE Arca First Trust Mega Cap AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.0856
 
(1) Represents a short-term capital gain distribution.
Per
Share

Ticker

Exchange

Fund Name

Frequency

Amount

 

First Trust Exchange-Traded AlphaDEX ® Fund II

FEM NYSE Arca First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.1513
FBZ NYSE Arca First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.2872
FCA NYSE Arca First Trust China AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.0656
FDT NYSE Arca First Trust Developed Markets Ex-US AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.1766
FEP NYSE Arca First Trust Europe AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.0156
FJP NYSE Arca First Trust Japan AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.2310
FLN NYSE Arca First Trust Latin America AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.5854
FPA NYSE Arca First Trust Asia Pacific ex-Japan AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.3139
FKO NYSE Arca First Trust South Korea AlphaDEX ® Fund Semi-Annually $0.5736

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 competitive municipal underwritings, with collective assets under management or supervision of approximately $46 billion as of November 30, 2011 through unit investment trusts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, mutual funds and separate managed accounts.

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