Magellan Midstream Increases Quarterly Cash Distribution to 48.5 Cents
TULSA, Okla., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) has increased the partnership's quarterly cash distribution to 48.5 cents per unit for the period July 1 through Sept. 30, 2012, representing the 42nd distribution increase since its initial public offering in 2001.
The third-quarter 2012 distribution is 21% higher than the third-quarter 2011 distribution of 40 cents per unit and represents a 3% increase over the second-quarter 2012 distribution of 47.125 cents. All distribution amounts reflect the partnership's recent two-for-one split of its limited partner units.
The new distribution, which equates to $1.94 per unit on an annualized basis, will be paid Nov. 14 to unitholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 6.
This announcement is intended to be a qualified notice to nominees under Treasury Regulation Section 1.1446-4(b), with 100% of the partnership's distributions to foreign investors attributable to income that is effectively connected with a United States trade or business. Accordingly, the partnership's distributions to foreign investors are subject to federal income tax withholding at the highest effective tax rate.
About Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) is a publicly traded partnership that primarily transports, stores and distributes petroleum products. The partnership owns the longest refined petroleum products pipeline system in the country, with access to more than 40% of the nation's refining capacity, and can store 80 million barrels of petroleum products such as gasoline, diesel fuel and crude oil. More information is available at www.magellanlp.com.
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