BMO Financial Group

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BMO Financial Group
BMO Asset Management Inc.



December 17, 2013 13:53 ET

BMO Financial Group Announces Cash Distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 17, 2013) - BMO Financial Group today announced the December 2013 cash distributions for certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)* that distribute either monthly, quarterly, or annually. Unitholders of record at close of business on December 30, 2013 will receive cash distributions payable on January 7, 2014.

Details of the per unit distribution amounts are as follows:


BMO ETFs with Monthly Distributions:

Ticker
Cash Distribution per Unit ($)
BMO Short Federal Bond Index ETF ZFS 0.035
BMO Mid Federal Bond Index ETF ZFM 0.038
BMO Long Federal Bond Index ETF ZFL 0.053
BMO Short Provincial Bond Index ETF ZPS 0.041
BMO Mid Provincial Bond Index ETF ZMP 0.043
BMO Long Provincial Bond Index ETF ZPL 0.048
BMO Short Corporate Bond Index ETF ZCS 0.039
BMO Mid Corporate Bond Index ETF ZCM 0.055
BMO Long Corporate Bond Index ETF ZLC 0.066
BMO Aggregate Bond Index ETF ZAG 0.076
BMO Real Return Bond Index ETF ZRR 0.036
BMO High Yield US Corporate Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZHY 0.110
BMO Emerging Markets Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZEF 0.100
BMO Mid-Term US IG Corporate Bond Index ETF ZIC 0.045
BMO Mid-Term US IG Corporate Bond Index ETF (U.S. Dollar Units) ZIC.U 0.046
BMO Mid-Term US IG Corporate Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZMU 0.046
BMO 2013 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF** ZXA 0.078
BMO 2015 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF ZXB 0.042
BMO 2020 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF ZXC 0.060
BMO 2025 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF ZXD 0.065
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Banks Index ETF ZEB 0.056
BMO Equal Weight Utilities Index ETF ZUT 0.060
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 0.073
BMO Covered Call Dow Jones Industrial Average Hedged to CAD ETF ZWA 0.073
BMO Canadian Dividend ETF ZDV 0.068
BMO S&P/TSX Laddered Preferred Share Index ETF ZPR 0.053
BMO US Dividend Hedged to CAD ETF ZUD 0.050
BMO US Dividend ETF ZDY 0.040
BMO US Dividend ETF (U.S. Dollar Units) ZDY.U 0.045
BMO ETFs with Quarterly Distributions:
BMO S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF ZCN 0.135
BMO S&P 500 Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZUE 0.120
BMO Dow Jones Industrial Average Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZDJ 0.110
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Oil & Gas Index ETF ZEO 0.120
BMO MSCI EAFE Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZDM 0.100
BMO Global Infrastructure Index ETF ZGI 0.145
BMO Equal Weight US Banks Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZUB 0.037
BMO Low Volatility Canadian Equity ETF ZLB 0.110
BMO S&P 500 Index ETF ZSP 0.080
BMO S&P 500 Index ETF (U.S. Dollar Units) ZSP.U 0.078
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Industrials Index ETF ZIN 0.115
BMO Low Volatility US Equity ETF ZLU 0.075
BMO Low Volatility US Equity ETF (U.S. Dollar Units) ZLU.U 0.075
BMO ETFs with Annual Distributions:
BMO MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF ZEM 0.335
BMO China Equity Index ETF ZCH 0.125
BMO India Equity Index ETF ZID 0.075
BMO Nasdaq 100 Equity Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZQQ 0.265
BMO Equal Weight US Health Care Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZUH 0.115
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Global Base Metals Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZMT 0.135
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Global Gold Index ETF ZGD 0.070
BMO Junior Gold Index ETF ZJG 0.000
BMO Junior Oil Index ETF ZJO 0.385
BMO Junior Gas Index ETF ZJN 0.040

*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.

**As announced on December 6, 2013, BMO 2013 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF ("ZXA") will change its name to BMO Ultra Short-Term Bond ETF on or about December 31, 2013. The ticker symbol will also change to ZST and units will be consolidated on a one for four basis. Units will begin trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange, under the new ticker symbol and on a consolidated basis, on or about January 3, 2014.

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®", "S&P 500®" and "S&P/TSX Capped Composite™" are trade-marks 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).

The funds or securities referred to herein are not sponsored, endorsed, or promoted by MSCI, and MSCI bears no liability with respect to any such funds or securities or any index on which such funds or securities are based. The prospectus contains a more detailed description of the limited relationship MSCI has with BMO Asset Management Inc. and any related funds.

Nasdaq®, OMX®, NASDAQ OMX®, Nasdaq-100®, and Nasdaq-100 Index®, are registered trademarks of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (which with its affiliates is referred to as the "Corporations") and are licensed for use by BMO Asset Management Inc. The BMO Nasdaq 100 Equity Hedged to CAD Index ETF has not been passed on by the Corporations as to its legality or suitability and is not issued, endorsed, sold, or promoted by the Corporations. THE CORPORATIONS MAKE NO WARRANTIES AND BEAR NO LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO The BMO Nasdaq 100 Equity Hedged to CAD Index ETF.

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. 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 $537 billion as at October 31, 2013, and more than 45,000 employees, BMO Financial Group provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.

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