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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 45 exchange-traded funds advised by FTA.

The following dates apply to today’s distribution declarations:
Expected Ex-Dividend Date:       September 21, 2012
Record Date: September 25, 2012
Payable Date: September 28, 2012



Fund Name




FirstTrust Exchange-Traded Fund

FDM NYSE Arca First Trust Dow Jones Select MicroCap Index SM Fund Quarterly $ 0.0291
FDL NYSE Arca First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders SM Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.1796
FPX NYSE Arca First Trust US IPO Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.1065
FDV NYSE Arca First Trust Strategic Value Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.0871
FVI NYSE Arca First Trust Value Line ® Equity Allocation Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.0667
FVD NYSE Arca First Trust Value Line ® Dividend Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.1247
FRI NYSE Arca First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.0875
FIW NYSE Arca First Trust ISE Water Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.0267
FCG NYSE Arca First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.0050
FNI NYSE Arca First Trust ISE Chindia Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.1197
FVL NYSE Arca First Trust Value Line ® 100 Exchange-Traded Fund Quarterly $ 0.0231
QQEW NASDAQ First Trust NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index SM Fund Quarterly $ 0.0944
QTEC NASDAQ First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index SM Fund Quarterly $ 0.1308
QQXT NASDAQ First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index SM Fund Quarterly $ 0.1216
QCLN NASDAQ First Trust NASDAQ ® Clean Edge ® Green Energy Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.0734
QABA NASDAQ First Trust NASDAQ ® ABA Community Bank Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.0866
VIXH NYSE Arca First Trust CBOE S&P 500 VIX Tail Hedge Fund Quarterly $ 0.0159

FirstTrust Exchange-Traded Fund II

FDD NYSE Arca First Trust STOXX ® European Select Dividend Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.0769
FFR NYSE Arca First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.2276
FGD NYSE Arca First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.2425
FAN NYSE Arca First Trust ISE Global Wind Energy Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.0878

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

Quarterly $ 0.0885
BICK NASDAQ First Trust BICK Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.1104
CU NASDAQ First Trust ISE Global Copper Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.3206
PLTM NASDAQ First Trust ISE Global Platinum Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.0374
FONE NASDAQ First Trust NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.0891
CARZ NASDAQ First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.0247

FirstTrust Exchange-Traded Fund IV

EMLP NYSE Arca First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund Quarterly $ 0.1100

FirstTrust Exchange-Traded Fund VI

MDIV NASDAQ Multi-Asset Diversified Income Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.0365
TDIV NASDAQ First Trust NASDAQ Technology Dividend Index Fund Quarterly $ 0.0366

FirstTrust Exchange-Traded AlphaDEX ® Fund II

FEM NYSE Arca First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $ 0.1664
FBZ NYSE Arca First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $ 0.1054
FCA NYSE Arca First Trust China AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $ 0.1334
FDT NYSE Arca First Trust Developed Markets Ex-US AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $ 0.0584
FEP NYSE Arca First Trust Europe AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $ 0.0439
FLN NYSE Arca First Trust Latin America AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $ 0.0566
FPA NYSE Arca First Trust Asia Pacific Ex-Japan AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $ 0.0542
FCAN NYSE Arca First Trust Canada AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $ 0.0692
FAUS NYSE Arca First Trust Australia AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $ 0.6181
FKU NYSE Arca First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $ 0.2305
FTW NYSE Arca First Trust Taiwan AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $ 0.6916
FHK NYSE Arca First Trust Hong Kong AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $ 0.1576

First Trust Switzerland AlphaDEX ® Fund




FDTS NYSE Arca First Trust Developed Markets ex-US Small Cap AlphaDEX ® Fund



FEMS NYSE Arca First Trust Emerging Markets Small Cap AlphaDEX ® Fund Quarterly $ 0.2272

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 $58 billion as of August 31, 2012 through unit investment trusts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, mutual funds and separate managed accounts.

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