FT Portfolios Canada Co. Announces Distribution for Its Exchange Traded And Us Sectors Funds

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 19, 2016) -

(TSX:FDY)(TSX:FDY.A)(TSX:FUD)(TSX:FUD.A)(TSX:FDE)(TSX:FDE.A)(TSX:FSL)(TSX:FSL.A)(TSX:EUR)(TSX:EUR.A)(TSX:FSD)(TSX:FSD.A)(TSX:ETP)(TSX:ETP.A)(TSX:FTB)(TSX:FHC)(TSX:FHF)(TSX:FHM)(TSX:FHQ)(TSX:FHU)(TSX:FSR)

FT Portfolios Canada Co. ("First Trust") is pleased to announce cash and reinvested distributions for its Exchange Traded Funds (the "ETFs") listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange for the period ending December 31, 2016. Reinvested distributions generally represent realized capital gains and other income or special distributions received by the ETFs over and above cash distributions paid out during the year and are paid to unitholders, as required, to ensure the ETFs are not liable for ordinary income tax.

The cash distributions are payable on January 9, 2017 to Unitholders of record on December 30, 2016 with an ex-dividend date of December 28, 2016. Details for the per unit distribution amounts are shown below:

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Cash Reinvested

Fund Distribution Distribution

Fund Name Ticker Amount Amount

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First Trust AlphaDEX(TM) FDY $0.0484 -

Canadian Dividend ETF

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FDY.A $0.0302 -

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First Trust AlphaDEX(TM) FUD $0.0924 -

U.S. Dividend ETF (CAD-

Hedged)

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FUD.A $0.0690 -

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First Trust AlphaDEX(TM) FDE $0.0150 -

Emerging Market Dividend

ETF (CAD-Hedged)

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FDE.A $0.0017 -

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First Trust Senior Loan ETF FSL $0.0667 -

(CAD-Hedged)

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FSL.A $0.0575 -

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First Trust AlphaDEX(TM) EUR $0.0700 -

European Dividend Index

ETF (CAD-Hedged)

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EUR.A $0.0500 -

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First Trust Short Duration FSD $0.0874 -

High Yield Bond ETF (CAD-

Hedged)

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FSD.A $0.0699 -

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First Trust Global Risk ETP $0.0590 -

Managed Income Index ETF

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ETP.A $0.0503 -

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First Trust Tactical Bond FTB $0.0666 $0.0821

Index ETF

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First Trust AlphaDEX(TM) FHC $0.1250 $1.0408

U.S. Consumer Staples

Sector Index ETF

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First Trust AlphaDEX(TM) FHF $0.1000 $0.7931

U.S. Financial Sector

Index ETF

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First Trust AlphaDEX(TM) FHM $0.2500 $5.3986

U.S. Materials Sector

Index ETF

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First Trust AlphaDEX(TM) FHQ $0.1250 $0.1906

U.S. Technology Sector

Index ETF

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Cash Reinvested

Fund Distribution Distribution

Fund Name Ticker Amount Amount

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First Trust AlphaDEX(TM) FHU $0.1250 $1.1424

U.S. Utilities Sector

Index ETF

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First Trust Dorsey Wright FSR $0.1200 $0.7494

U.S. Sector Rotation Index

ETF (CAD-Hedged)

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Contact Information:

FT Portfolios Canada Co.

416-865-8065/877-622-5552

www.firsttrust.ca

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