First Trust Advisors L.P. (“FTA”) announces the declaration of the regular quarterly distributions for 4 exchange-traded index funds advised by FTA.

The following dates apply to today’s distribution declarations:
       

Expected Ex-Dividend Date
 

September 21, 2010
   

Record Date

September 23, 2010

Payable Date

September 30, 2010

 

Per

 

Share

Ticker

Exchange

Fund Name

 

Frequency

Amount
 
First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund

FDL

NYSE Arca

First Trust Morningstar ® Dividend Leaders SM Index Fund

Quarterly

$0.1338

FVD

NYSE Arca

First Trust Value Line ® Dividend Index Fund

Quarterly

$0.0882
 

First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund II

FDD

NYSE Arca

First Trust Dow Jones STOXX ® European Select Dividend Index Fund

Quarterly

$0.1938

FGD

NYSE Arca

First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund

Quarterly

$0.2253
 

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 $32 billion as of August 31, 2010 through closed-end funds, unit investment trusts, mutual funds, separate managed accounts and exchange-traded funds.