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Horizons ETFs Announces July 2022 Distributions for its Covered Call ETFs

TORONTO – July 19, 2022 – Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. (“Horizons ETFs”) is pleased to announce the distribution amounts per unit (the “Distributions”) for its suite of covered call exchange traded funds (the “ETFs”), for the period ending July 31, 2022, as indicated in the table below.

The ex-dividend date for the Distributions is anticipated to be July 28, 2022, for all unitholders of record on July 29, 2022. The Distributions for units of each ETF will be paid in cash or, if the unitholder has enrolled in the respective ETF’s dividend reinvestment plan, reinvested in additional units of the applicable ETF, on or about August 11, 2022.

Horizons ETFs has made an additional announcement regarding the July distributions for certain ETFs in a separate press release.

ETF Name Ticker Symbol Current Month
Distribution Rate
NAV Change from
Prior Month(1)
Current Month
Prior Month
Absolute Change in
Yield from Prior Month(4)
Horizons Canadian Large Cap Equity Covered Call ETF
(Formerly Horizons Enhanced Income Equity ETF)
(Formerly HEX)
$0.04745 -2.61% 9.19% 9.22% -0.03%
Horizons Canadian Oil and Gas Equity Covered Call ETF
(Formerly Horizons Enhanced Income Energy ETF)
(Formerly HEE)
$0.10507 -4.76% 11.09% 11.01% 0.08%
Horizons Gold Producer Equity Covered Call ETF
(Formerly Horizons Enhanced Income Gold Producers ETF)
(Formerly HEP)
$0.18744 -11.98% 10.07% 10.05% 0.02%
Horizons Equal Weight Canadian Bank Covered Call ETF
(Formerly Horizons Enhanced Income Financials ETF)
(Formerly HEF)
$0.04652 -3.64% 7.31% 7.51% -0.20%
Horizons NASDAQ-100 Covered Call ETF
(Formerly Horizons Enhanced Income International Equity ETF)
(Formerly HEJ)
$0.04508 1.69% 10.94% 7.62% 3.32%
Horizons US Large Cap Equity Covered Call ETF(5)
(Formerly Horizons Enhanced Income US Equity (USD) ETF)
(Formerly HEA.U)
$0.11539 1.64% 10.76% 7.26% 3.50%
(Formerly HEA)
$0.11539 1.90% 10.76% 7.26% 3.50%
Horizons Gold Yield ETF HGY $0.02442 -2.45% 6.28% 6.26% 0.02%

(1) Based on the period from June 22, 2022, to July 18, 2022, where the prior month’s NAV (net asset value) per unit is adjusted to include the prior month’s distribution.
(2) Annualized and based on the applicable July 18, 2022 NAV per unit, which is available at
(3) Annualized and based on the applicable June 22, 2022 NAV per unit, which is available at
(4) The absolute change of the prior month’s previously announced annualized distribution yield, to the current month’s annualized distribution yield.
(5) Distributions for the Horizons US Large Cap Equity Covered Call ETF are declared and paid in U.S. dollars, including those listed under the Canadian dollar-traded ticker USCC. The approximate Canadian dollar equivalent distribution rate for USCC is $0.14974 per unit. For unitholders who hold the Canadian dollar-traded USCC, distribution payments will typically be converted to Canadian dollars by the unitholder’s account holder.

Each ETF does not have a fixed distribution but pays distributions monthly. The amount of monthly cash distributions are expected to fluctuate from month to month, and there can be no assurance that an ETF will make any distributions in any particular month or months.

On June 21, 2022, the above ETFs, except for HGY, received unitholder approvals to proposed changes to the investment objectives of the ETFs previously announced in an information circular that was made available to unitholders. These changes were effective on June 24, 2022. For further information on the changes please visit

For further information regarding the Distributions, please visit

About Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. (
Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. is an innovative financial services company and offers one of the largest suites of exchange traded funds in Canada. The Horizons ETFs product family includes a broadly diversified range of solutions for investors of all experience levels to meet their investment objectives in a variety of market conditions. Horizons ETFs has more than $21 billion of assets under management and 104 ETFs listed on major Canadian stock exchanges.

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This communication is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to purchase exchange traded products managed by Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. (the “Horizons Exchange Traded Products”) and is not, and should not be construed as, investment, tax, legal or accounting advice, and should not be relied upon in that regard. Individuals should seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding any particular investment. Investors should consult their professional advisors prior to implementing any changes to their investment strategies. These investments may not be suitable to the circumstances of an investor.

Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with an investment in the Horizons Exchange Traded Products. The Horizons Exchange Traded Products are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. The prospectus contains important detailed information about the Horizons Exchange Traded Products. Please read the relevant prospectus before investing.

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