TORONTO, December 16, 2016 - First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following regular cash distributions for the month and quarter ending December 31, 2016. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before January 5, 2017, to unitholders of record on December 29, 2016. The ex-dividend date in each case is December 23, 2016.
|Fund Name||TSX Trading Symbol||Distributions Amount (per unit)|
|First Asset Can-Energy Covered Call ETF||OXF||$0.1891|
|First Asset Can-Materials Covered Call ETF||MXF||$0.3839|
|First Asset Energy Giants Covered Call ETF||NXF||$0.1600|
|First Asset Tech Giants Covered Call ETF||TXF||$0.1879|
|First Asset Canadian Convertible Bond ETF||CXF||$0.0400|
|First Asset Provincial Bond Index ETF||PXF||$0.0347|
|First Asset 1-5 Year Laddered Government Strip Bond Index ETF||BXF||$0.0300|
|First Asset Morningstar Canada Dividend Target 30 Index ETF||DXM||$0.1139|
|First Asset Morningstar Canada Momentum Index ETF||WXM||$0.0508|
|First Asset Morningstar Canada Value Index ETF||FXM||$0.0647|
|First Asset Morningstar International Value Index ETF||VXM||$0.0969|
|First Asset Morningstar International Momentum Index ETF||ZXM||$0.0674|
|First Asset Morningstar National Bank Qu&EACUTE;bec Index ETF||QXM||$0.0689|
|First Asset Morningstar US Dividend Target 50 Index ETF||UXM||$0.0939|
|First Asset Morningstar US Value Index ETF||XXM||$0.0181|
|First Asset Morningstar US Momentum Index ETF||YXM||$0.0212 Note 1|
|YXM.B||$0.0193 Note 1|
|First Asset MSCI Canada Low Risk Weighted ETF||RWC||$0.0792|
|First Asset MSCI Europe Low Risk Weighted ETF||RWE||$0.1206|
|First Asset MSCI USA Low Risk Weighted ETF||RWU||$0.0473|
|First Asset MSCI World Low Risk Weighted ETF||RWW||$0.1266|
|First Asset U.S. & Canada Lifeco Income ETF||FLI||$0.1926|
|First Asset Active Canadian Dividend ETF||FDV||$0.0312|
|First Asset Active Credit ETF||FAO||$0.0636|
|First Asset Active Utility & Infrastructure ETF||FAI||$0.0330|
|First Asset Core Balanced ETF||CBB||$0.0502|
|First Asset Core Canadian Equity ETF||CED||$0.1333|
|First Asset Core U.S. Equity ETF||CES||$0.0633|
|First Asset European Bank ETF||FHB||$0.0349|
|First Asset Canadian REIT ETF||RIT||$0.0675|
|First Asset CanBanc Income Class ETF||CIC||$0.1764|
|First Asset Core Canadian Equity Income ETF||CSY||$0.2576|
|First Asset Short Term Government Bond Index Class ETF||FGB||$0.0362|
|First Asset MSCI Canada Quality Index Class ETF||FQC||$0.0794|
|First Asset Global Momentum Class ETF||FGL||$0.0317|
|First Asset Global Momentum (CAD hedged) Class ETF||FGM||$0.0407|
|First Asset Global Value Class ETF||FGU||$0.0533|
|First Asset Global Value (CAD Hedged) Class ETF||FGV||$0.0535|
|First Asset Global Financial Sector ETF||FSF||$0.0391|
|First Asset Preferred Share ETF||FPR||$0.0781|
|First Asset Long Duration Fixed Income ETF||FLB||$0.0411|
|First Asset Investment Grade Bond ETF||FIG||$0.0400|
|First Asset Cambridge Core Canadian Equity ETF||FCE||$0.0757|
|First Asset Cambridge Core U.S. Equity ETF||FCY||$0.0202|
|First Asset Canadian Buyback Index ETF||FBE||$0.0815|
|First Asset U.S. Buyback Index ETF||FBU||$0.0520|
|First Asset U.S. Equity Multi-Factor Index ETF||FUM||$0.0295|
|First Asset Canadian Dividend Low Volatility Index ETF||FDL||$0.1458|
|First Asset U.S. Tactical Sector Allocation Index ETF||FUT||$0.0313|
Note 1 - This is an annual distribution for the Fund.
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