TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb 15, 2013) - BMO Financial Group today announced the February 2013 cash distributions for the 24 BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)* which pay monthly distributions. Unitholders of record at close of business on February 27, 2013 will receive cash distributions payable on March 6, 2013.
Details of the per unit distribution amounts are as follows:
|Cash Distribution per Unit ($)|
|BMO Short Federal Bond Index ETF||ZFS||0.029|
|BMO Mid Federal Bond Index ETF||ZFM||0.041|
|BMO Long Federal Bond Index ETF||ZFL||0.050|
|BMO Short Provincial Bond Index ETF||ZPS||0.044|
|BMO Short Corporate Bond Index ETF||ZCS||0.042|
|BMO Mid Corporate Bond Index ETF||ZCM||0.057|
|BMO Long Corporate Bond Index ETF||ZLC||0.067|
|BMO Aggregate Bond Index ETF||ZAG||0.044|
|BMO Real Return Bond Index ETF||ZRR||0.028|
|BMO High Yield US Corporate Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF||ZHY||0.087|
|BMO Emerging Markets Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF||ZEF||0.068|
|BMO 2013 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF||ZXA||0.041|
|BMO 2015 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF||ZXB||0.042|
|BMO 2020 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF||ZXC||0.059|
|BMO 2025 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF||ZXD||0.060|
|BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Banks Index ETF||ZEB||0.054|
|BMO Equal Weight Utilities Index ETF||ZUT||0.069|
|BMO Equal Weight REITs Index ETF||ZRE||0.081|
|BMO Monthly Income ETF||ZMI||0.060|
|BMO Covered Call Canadian Banks ETF||ZWB||0.070|
|BMO Covered Call Utilities ETF||ZWU||0.078|
|BMO Covered Call Dow Jones Industrial Average Hedged to CAD ETF||ZWA||0.073|
|BMO Canadian Dividend ETF||ZDV||0.070|
|BMO S&P/TSX Laddered Preferred Share Index ETF||ZPR||0.054|
*BMO ETFs are administered and managed by BMO Asset Management Inc., an investment fund manager and portfolio manager and a separate legal entity from Bank of Montreal.
Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investments in exchange traded funds. Please read the prospectus before investing. Exchange traded funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.
"S & P®" is a trade-mark of Standard and Poor''s Financial Services LLC and "TSX" is a trade-mark of TSX Inc. These and other associated trade-marks and/or service marks have been licensed for use by BMO Asset Management Inc. None of the BMO ETFS are sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by any of its aforementioned trade-mark owners and the related index providers or their respective affiliates or their third party licensors and these entities make no representation, warranty or condition regarding the advisability of buying, selling or holding units in the BMO ETFs.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average(SM) is a product of Dow Jones Opco, LLC, ("Dow Jones Opco"), a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and has been licensed for use. "Dow Jones®" and "Dow Jones Industrial Average(SM)" are service marks of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings, LLC ("Dow Jones") and have been licensed to Dow Jones Opco for use for certain purposes. BMO ETFs based on Dow Jones indexes are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Dow Jones Opco, Dow Jones or their respective affiliates, and Dow Jones Opco, Dow Jones and their respective affiliates make no representation regarding the advisability of trading in such product(s).
Further information about BMO ETFs can be found at www.bmo.com/etfs.
About BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
Established in May 2009, BMO Financial Group''s ETF business is a leading ETF provider in Canada. Since its inception, the lineup of BMO ETFs has grown to 48 listed funds and includes several industry firsts. BMO ETFs provide Canadian investors with broader choices and greater access to an innovative portfolio of investment products.
About BMO Financial Group
Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly-diversified North American financial services organization. With total assets of $525 billion as at October 31, 2012, and more than 46,000 employees, BMO Financial Group provides a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.