BMO Financial Group

BMO Financial Group

February 17, 2012 08:00 ET

BMO Financial Group Announces Monthly Cash Distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 17, 2012) - BMO Financial Group today announced the February 2012 cash distributions for the 23 BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)* which pay monthly distributions. Unitholders of record at close of business on February 28, 2012, will receive cash distributions payable on March 7, 2012.

Details of the per unit distribution amounts are as follows:


per Unit ($)
BMO Short Federal Bond Index ETF ZFS 0.032
BMO Mid Federal Bond Index ETF ZFM 0.042
BMO Long Federal Bond Index ETF ZFL 0.051
BMO Short Provincial Bond Index ETF ZPS 0.048
BMO Short Corporate Bond Index ETF ZCS 0.048
BMO Mid Corporate Bond Index ETF ZCM 0.061
BMO Long Corporate Bond Index ETF ZLC 0.068
BMO Aggregate Bond Index ETF ZAG 0.045
BMO Real Return Bond Index ETF ZRR 0.028
BMO High Yield US Corporate Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZHY 0.098
BMO Emerging Markets Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZEF 0.072
BMO 2013 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF ZXA 0.042
BMO 2015 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF ZXB 0.053
BMO 2020 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF ZXC 0.061
BMO 2025 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF ZXD 0.063
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Banks Index ETF ZEB 0.051
BMO Equal Weight Utilities Index ETF ZUT 0.075
BMO Equal Weight REITs Index ETF ZRE 0.083
BMO Monthly Income ETF ZMI 0.062
BMO Covered Call Canadian Banks ETF ZWB 0.085
BMO Covered Call Utilities ETF ZWU 0.085
BMO Covered Call Dow Jones Industrial Average Hedged to CAD ETF ZWA 0.070
BMO Canadian Dividend ETF ZDV 0.055

Further information about BMO ETF Products can be found at

*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. The funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

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 $477 billion as at October 31, 2011, and more than 47,000 employees, BMO Financial Group provides a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.

S&P ® is a registered trademark of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC ("S&P") and TSX is a trademark of Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX"). These trademarks have been licensed for use by Bank of Montreal. BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Banks Index ETF is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by S&P or TSX, and S&P and TSX 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 Indexes, a licensed trade-mark of CME Group Index Services LLC ("CME"), and has been licensed for use. "Dow Jones®", "Dow Jones Industrial Average(SM)", "Dow Jones Canada Titan 60" and "Titans" are service marks of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings, LLC ("Dow Jones")and have been licensed for use for certain purposes. BMO ETFs based on Dow Jones indexes are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Dow Jones, CME or their respective affiliates and none of them makes any representation regarding the advisability of investing in such product(s).

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