Baytex Energy Trust
TSX : BTE.UN
NYSE : BTE

Baytex Energy Trust

October 14, 2010 16:16 ET

Baytex Energy Trust Confirms Monthly Distribution for October at $0.18 Per Unit

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 14, 2010) - Baytex Energy Trust ("Baytex") (TSX:BTE.UN); (NYSE:BTE) announces that a cash distribution of $0.18 per trust unit in respect of October operations will be paid on November 15, 2010 to unitholders of record on October 29, 2010. The ex-distribution date is October 27, 2010.

The U.S. dollar equivalent distribution amount is approximately US$0.1795 per trust unit assuming a U.S. to Canadian dollar exchange rate of 0.9970. The actual U.S. dollar equivalent distribution for unitholders who hold through a brokerage firm will be based on the exchange rate in effect on the payment date and net of applicable Canadian withholding taxes. Registered unitholders are paid directly by Baytex's transfer agent, Valiant Trust Company, and the actual U.S. dollar equivalent distribution will be based on the exchange rate in effect on the record date and net of applicable Canadian withholding taxes.

The annualized distribution of $2.16 represents a cash-on-cash yield of approximately 5.6% based on the closing price of Baytex trust units of $38.40 on the TSX on October 13, 2010.

Baytex Energy Trust is a conventional oil and gas income trust focused on maintaining its production and asset base through internal property development and delivering consistent returns to its unitholders. Baytex's trust units are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol BTE.UN and on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BTE.
All dollar amounts in this press release are Canadian dollars unless otherwise identified.

Contact Information

  • Baytex Energy Trust
    Anthony Marino
    President and CEO
    (587) 952-3100 or Toll Free Number: 1-800-524-5521
    or
    Baytex Energy Trust
    Derek Aylesworth
    Chief Financial Officer
    (587) 952-3120 or Toll Free Number: 1-800-524-5521
    or
    Baytex Energy Trust
    Brian Ector
    Director of Investor Relations
    (587) 952-3237 or Toll Free Number: 1-800-524-5521
    www.baytex.ab.ca