Manulife Investment Management announces estimated cash distributions for Manulife Exchange Traded Funds

News Release

C$ unless otherwise stated
TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC     SEHK: 945
For Immediate Release
November 28, 2022 

Toronto - Manulife Investment Management today announced the December 2022 cash distribution estimates for Manulife Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). Please note that these are estimated amounts only as of October 14, 2022, and reflect forward-looking information which may cause these estimates to change.

Unitholders of record of the Manulife ETFs at the close of business on December 30, 2022 will receive cash distributions payable on January 13, 2023.

Details of the distribution per unit amounts are as follows:

ETF

Ticker

Distribution Amount (per unit) ($)

Distribution Frequency

Manulife Smart Short-Term Bond ETF

TERM

0.022941

Monthly

Manulife Smart Core Bond ETF

BSKT

0.022859

Monthly

Manulife Smart Corporate Bond ETF

CBND

0.024689

Monthly

Manulife Smart Dividend ETF

CDIV

0.043686

Quarterly

Manulife Smart U.S. Dividend ETF – Unhedged Units

UDIV.B

0.034527

Quarterly

Manulife Smart U.S. Dividend ETF – Hedged Units

UDIV

0.011449

Quarterly

Manulife Smart U.S. Dividend ETF – USD Units

UDIV.U

0.000000

Quarterly

Manulife Smart International Dividend ETF – Unhedged Units

IDIV.B

0.000000

Quarterly

Manulife Smart International Defensive Equity ETF – Unhedged Units

IDEF.B

0.000000

Semi-Annually

Manulife Smart Defensive Equity ETF

CDEF

0.088299

Semi-Annually

Manulife Smart U.S. Defensive Equity ETF – Unhedged Units

UDEF.B

0.038375

Semi-Annually

Manulife Smart U.S. Defensive Equity ETF – Hedged Units

UDEF

0.032552

Semi-Annually

Manulife Smart U.S. Defensive Equity ETF – USD Units

UDEF.U

0.000000

Semi-Annually

Manulife Multifactor Canadian Large Cap Index ETF

MCLC

0.338087

Semi-Annually

Manulife Multifactor U.S. Large Cap Index ETF – Unhedged Units

MULC.B

0.121183

Semi-Annually

Manulife Multifactor U.S. Large Cap Index ETF – Hedged Units

MULC

0.143346

Semi-Annually

Manulife Multifactor U.S. Mid Cap Index ETF – Unhedged Units

MUMC.B

0.134555

Semi-Annually

Manulife Multifactor U.S. Mid Cap Index ETF – Hedged Units

MUMC

0.109108

Semi-Annually

Manulife Multifactor Developed International Index ETF – Unhedged Units

MINT.B

0.198056

Semi-Annually

Manulife Multifactor Developed International Index ETF – Hedged Units

MINT

0.233015

Semi-Annually

Manulife Multifactor Canadian SMID Cap Index ETF

MCSM

0.221136

Semi-Annually

Manulife Multifactor U.S. Small Cap Index ETF – Unhedged Units

MUSC.B

0.060781

Semi-Annually

Manulife Multifactor U.S. Small Cap Index ETF – Hedged Units

MUSC

0.047114

Semi-Annually

Manulife Multifactor Emerging Markets Index ETF

MEME.B

0.491737

Semi-Annually

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Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services provider, helping people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we provide financial advice and insurance, operating as Manulife across Canada, Asia, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. Through Manulife Investment Management, the global brand for our Global Wealth and Asset Management segment, we serve individuals, institutions, and retirement plan members worldwide. At the end of 2021, we had more than 38,000 employees, over 119,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving over 33 million customers. We trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong. Not all offerings are available in all jurisdictions. For additional information, please visit manulife.com.

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