STAG Industrial Announces Tax Treatment of 2015 Dividends

Jan 19, 2016, 16:05 ET from STAG Industrial, Inc.

BOSTON, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- STAG Industrial, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: STAG), a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on the acquisition and operation of single-tenant, industrial properties throughout the United States, today announced the tax treatment of its 2015 distributions to holders of its common and preferred stock.

For holders of the Company's common stock, the 2015 dividend of $1.36 per share includes one monthly distribution declared in 2014 and paid in 2015, and 11 monthly distributions declared and paid in 2015. Only 57% of the common stock dividend was taxable in 2015.  The tax treatment for the common stock dividend is detailed in the investor relations section on the Company's website and is summarized as follows:

TAX TREATMENT OF 2015 COMMON DISTRIBUTIONS

Record Date

Ex-Dividend Date

Payable Date

Total Distribution Per Share

2015 Ordinary Taxable Dividends

2015 Capital Gain Distribution

2015 Unrecaptured Section 1250 Gain

2015 Return of Capital Per Share

12/31/14

12/29/14

01/15/15

$0.110000

$0.062865

$0.000000

$0.000000

$0.047135

01/30/15

01/28/15

02/17/15

$0.112500

$0.064294

$0.000000

$0.000000

$0.048206

02/27/15

02/25/15

03/16/15

$0.112500

$0.064294

$0.000000

$0.000000

$0.048206

03/31/15

03/27/15

04/15/15

$0.112500

$0.064294

$0.000000

$0.000000

$0.048206

04/30/15

04/28/15

05/15/15

$0.112500

$0.064294

$0.000000

$0.000000

$0.048206

05/29/15

05/27/15

06/15/15

$0.112500

$0.064294

$0.000000

$0.000000

$0.048206

06/30/15

06/26/15

07/15/15

$0.112500

$0.064294

$0.000000

$0.000000

$0.048206

07/31/15

07/29/15

08/17/15

$0.115000

$0.065723

$0.000000

$0.000000

$0.049277

08/31/15

08/27/15

09/15/15

$0.115000

$0.065723

$0.000000

$0.000000

$0.049277

09/30/15

09/28/15

10/15/15

$0.115000

$0.065723

$0.000000

$0.000000

$0.049277

10/30/15

10/28/15

11/16/15

$0.115000

$0.065723

$0.000000

$0.000000

$0.049277

11/30/15

11/25/15

12/15/15

$0.115000

$0.065723

$0.000000

$0.000000

$0.049277

12/31/15

12/29/15

01/15/16

$0.115000

The December 2015 monthly dividend that was declared on July 21, 2015 and paid on January 15, 2016 of $0.115 per share will be considered a distribution made in 2016 for U.S. federal income tax purposes.

For holders of the Company's preferred stock, all 2015 dividends were classified as ordinary income.

About STAG Industrial, Inc.

STAG Industrial, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on the acquisition and operation of single-tenant, industrial properties throughout the United States. The Company's portfolio consists of 291 properties in 38 states with approximately 54.7 million rentable square feet.

For additional information, please visit the Company's website at www.stagindustrial.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release, together with other statements and information publicly disseminated by the Company, contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The Company intends such forward-looking statements to be covered by the safe harbor provisions for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and includes this statement for purposes of complying with these safe harbor provisions. Forward-looking statements, which are based on certain assumptions and describe the Company's future plans, strategies and expectations, are generally identifiable by use of the words "believe," "will," "expect," "intend," "anticipate," "estimate," "should," "project" or similar expressions. You should not rely on forward-looking statements since they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that are, in some cases, beyond the Company's control and which could materially affect actual results, performances or achievements. Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations include, but are not limited to, the risk factors discussed in the Company's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014 as updated by the Company's quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. Accordingly, there is no assurance that the Company's expectations will be realized. Except as otherwise required by the federal securities laws, the Company disclaims any obligation or undertaking to publicly release any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement contained herein (or elsewhere) to reflect any change in the Company's expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

SOURCE STAG Industrial, Inc.



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