Invesco announces cash distributions for TSX-listed PowerShares ETFs

TORONTO, Jan. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Invesco today announced the January 2012 distributions for the PowerShares exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on Toronto Stock Exchange. Unitholders of record on January 30, 2012 will receive cash distributions payable on February 7, 2012. Details of the "per unit" distribution amounts are as follows:

PowerShares ETF name  Ticker   Distribution 
per unit ($)
Payment
 frequency 
PowerShares 1-5 Year Laddered Investment Grade 
Corporate Bond Index ETF
PSB 0.07471 Monthly
PowerShares Ultra DLUX Long Term Government
Bond Index ETF
PGL 0.06834 Monthly
PowerShares Fundamental High Yield Corporate
Bond (CAD Hedged) Index ETF
PFH 0.09062 Monthly
PowerShares Canadian Preferred Share Index ETF PPS 0.07703 Monthly
PowerShares Canadian Dividend Index ETF PDC 0.06329 Monthly

The tax composition of the PowerShares ETFs' distributions will be determined on an annual basis and will only be available after the PowerShares ETFs' tax year-end.

To learn more about TSX-listed PowerShares ETFs, please visit www.powershares.ca.

Commissions, management fees and expenses may all be associated with investments in exchange-traded funds. Exchange-traded funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Please read the prospectus before investing. Copies are available from Invesco at www.powershares.ca.

There are risks involved with investing in ETFs, including the risk of error in replicating the underlying Index. Please read the prospectus for a complete description of risks relevant to the ETF. Ordinary brokerage commissions apply to purchases and sales of ETF units. ETFs are not diversified investments.

Each PowerShares ETF seeks to replicate, before fees and expenses, the performance of the applicable Index and is not actively managed. This means that the Sub-advisor will not attempt to take defensive positions in declining markets but rather continue to hold each of the securities in the Index regardless of whether the financial condition of one or more issuers of securities in the Index deteriorates.

This piece was produced by Invesco. Invesco is a registered business name of Invesco Canada Ltd.

Invesco and all associated trademarks are trademarks of Invesco Holding Company Limited, used under licence. PowerShares® is a registered trademark of Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC (Invesco PowerShares). 

© Invesco Canada Ltd., 2012

SOURCE Invesco Canada Ltd.

For further information:

Aysha Mawani
Vice President, Corporate Affairs
Tel: 416.324.7712
aysha.mawani@invesco.com


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