QTS Realty Trust, Inc. Announces Tax Allocations of Dividend Distributions

Jan 19, 2016, 09:00 ET from QTS Realty Trust, Inc.

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, today announced the tax allocations of 2015 dividend distributions on its common shares.

For shareholders of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. common shares, the Form 1099-DIV summarizes the allocation of 2015 dividends. The amounts indicated on Form 1099-DIV should be reported on shareholders' 2015 federal income tax returns. The schedule below, presented on a per share basis, is provided for informational purposes only and should only be used to clarify the Form 1099-DIV.

Please note that none of the total January 6, 2016 common share distribution is included in the tax allocations for 2015. The January 6, 2016 common share distribution will be included in the tax allocations for 2016.

Common Shares (NYSE:   QTS)



Year Included in Shareholders' Income






Period

CUSIP

Record Date

Payable Date

Total Distribution Per Share

2014 (Prior Year)

2016 (Next Year)

2015 (Current Year)

2015 Ordinary Dividends

Total Capital Gain

Return of Capital (1)

Total 2015 Dividends

Unrecaptured Sec. 1250 Gain

4Q14

74736A 103

12/19/2014

01/07/2015

$  0.290000

$         0.035899


$                   0.254101

$          0.254101

$                   -

$                -

$ 0.254101

$                 -

1Q15

74736A 103

03/20/2015

04/07/2015

$  0.320000



$                   0.320000

$          0.320000



$ 0.320000


2Q15

74736A 103

06/19/2015

07/08/2015

$  0.320000



$                   0.320000

$          0.320000



$ 0.320000


3Q15

74736A 103

09/18/2015

10/06/2015

$  0.320000



$                   0.320000

$          0.320000



$ 0.320000


4Q15

74736A 103

12/17/2015

01/06/2016

$  0.320000


$         0.320000

$                                 -

$                        -



$               -


Total




$  1.570000

$         0.035899

$         0.320000

$                   1.214101

$          1.214101

$                   -

$                -

$ 1.214101

$                 -

(1) Represents a return on stockholders' original investment.

About QTS    
QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) is a leading provider of secure, compliant data center solutions, hybrid cloud and fully managed services. QTS' integrated technology service platform of custom data center (C1), colocation (C2) and cloud and managed services (C3) provides flexible, scalable, secure IT solutions for web and IT applications. QTS' Critical Facilities Management (CFM) provides increased efficiency and greater performance for third-party data center owners and operators. QTS owns, operates or manages 24 data centers and supports more than 1,000 customers in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.qtsdatacenters.com, call toll-free 877.QTS.DATA or follow us on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS

Investor Relations Contact:
Stephen Douglas
ir@qtsdatacenters.com

Media Contact:         
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communications 21 for QTS
404.814.1330
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