EastGroup Properties Announces The Income Tax Treatment Of Its 2015 Distributions

Jan 25, 2016, 12:30 ET from EastGroup Properties, Inc.

JACKSON, Miss., Jan. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EastGroup Properties, Inc. (NYSE: EGP) announced today the income tax treatment of its 2015 distributions as described below.  Shareholders are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of EastGroup Properties distributions.

Common Stock: Ticker Symbol EGP, CUSIP #277 276 101

 

Record

Dates

Payment

Dates

Total

Distributions

Per Share

Total Ordinary

Dividend

Total Capital Gain Distribution

Unrecaptured Sec. 1250 Gain (1)

 

Nondividend

Distributions (2)

03/20/15

03/31/15

$.57

$.54627

$.01697

$.01697

$.00676

06/19/15

06/30/15

.57

.54627

.01697

.01697

.00676

09/18/15

09/30/15

.60

.57502

.01787

.01787

.00711

12/18/15

12/31/15

.60

.57502

.01787

.01787

.00711

TOTALS

$2.34

$2.24258

$.06968

$.06968

$.02774

Form 1099-DIV box

1a

2a

2b

3

 

(1)

Unrecaptured Sec. 1250 Gain (box 2b) is a subset of, and is included in, the Total Capital Gain Distribution amount reported in box 2a of Form 1099-DIV.

(2)

Return of Capital

The Company did not incur any foreign taxes in 2015.  Of the total distributions during 2015, none are considered qualifying dividends for purposes of the federal 15% income tax rate.  Should you need any additional information, please call Bruce Corkern, Chief Accounting Officer, at 601-354-3555.

EastGroup Properties, Inc. is a self-administered equity real estate investment trust focused on the development, acquisition and operation of industrial properties in major Sunbelt markets throughout the United States with an emphasis in the states of Florida, Texas, Arizona, California and North Carolina.  The Company's goal is to maximize shareholder value by being the leading provider in its markets of functional, flexible, and quality business distribution space for location sensitive customers primarily in the 5,000 to 50,000 square foot range.  The Company's strategy for growth is based on ownership of premier distribution facilities generally clustered near major transportation features in supply-constrained submarkets.  EastGroup's portfolio currently includes 36.5 million square feet. 

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