BETHESDA, Md., March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvisorShares, a leading sponsor of actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), today announced March 2016 income distributions for ETFs that pay monthly or quarterly dividends. Shareholders of record on March 29, 2016 will receive cash distributions paid on March 31, 2016 in the following amounts:
For Non-Resident Alien ("NRA") shareholders who are normally subject to a 30% (or lower tax treaty rate depending on the country) NRA withholding tax on ETF dividend income and short-term capital gain dividends (unless such dividends are designated as exempt from NRA withholding tax), the following percentage of ETF distributions have been designated as exempt:
AdvisorShares Peritus High Yield ETF (HYLD) – 89.06%
AdvisorShares Newfleet Multi-Sector Income ETF (MINC) – 100%
For financial professionals and investors requesting more information, please visit www.advisorshares.com or call the AdvisorShares Investment Consultant Team at 1-877-THE-ETF1 (1-877-843-3831).
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