NEW YORK, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- American Finance Trust, Inc.("AFIN") (Nasdaq: AFIN / AFINP) announced today that it intends to continue to pay monthly dividends on each share of AFIN's Class A common stock at an annualized rate of $0.85 per share or $0.2125 per share on a quarterly basis. Dividends will be paid on a monthly basis on the 15th day of each month (unless otherwise specified) to common stock holders of record on the applicable record date of such month.
Accordingly, AFIN declared a dividend of $0.0708333 on each share of AFIN's Class A common stock payable on each of July 15, 2020, August 17, 2020 and September 15, 2020 to Class A common stock holders of record at the close of business on July 13, 2020, August 10, 2020 and September 8, 2020, respectively.
About American Finance Trust
American Finance Trust, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFIN) is a publicly traded real estate investment trust listed on the Nasdaq focused on acquiring and managing a diversified portfolio of primarily service-oriented and traditional retail and distribution related commercial real estate properties in the U.S. Additional information about AFIN can be found on its website at www.americanfinancetrust.com.
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