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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 distributions for 13 exchange-traded funds advised by FTA.

The following dates apply to today’s distribution declarations:

Expected Ex-Dividend Date: March 21, 2012
Record Date: March 23, 2012
Payable Date: March 30, 2012



Fund Name




First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund

FDL NYSE Arca First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders SM Index Fund Quarterly $0.1567
FVD NYSE Arca First Trust Value Line ® Dividend Index Fund Quarterly $0.1009

First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund II

FDD NYSE Arca First Trust STOXX ® European Select Dividend Index Fund Quarterly $0.0464
FFR NYSE Arca First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate Index Fund Quarterly $0.1342
FGD NYSE Arca First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund Quarterly $0.1005
FLM NYSE Arca First Trust ISE Global Engineering and Construction Index Fund Quarterly $0.0354
GRID NASDAQ First Trust NASDAQ ® Clean Edge ® Smart Grid Infrastructure Index Fund Quarterly $0.0345

First Trust Exchange-Traded AlphaDEX ® Fund II

FGM NYSE Arca First Trust Germany AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $0.0200
FCAN NYSE Arca First Trust Canada AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $0.0400
FAUS NYSE Arca First Trust Australia AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $0.3800
FKU NYSE Arca First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $0.1400
FHK NYSE Arca First Trust Hong Kong AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $0.1100
FSZ NYSE Arca First Trust Switzerland AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $0.0450

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 and financial advisory services, with collective assets under management or supervision of approximately $54 billion as of February 29, 2012 through unit investment trusts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, mutual funds and separate managed accounts.

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