Tax Treatment of 2016 Dividends

  • Record Date
  • Payment Date
  • Cash
    Distribution
  • Adjustment
  • Dividend(1)
  • Ordinary
    Dividends
  • Qualified
    Dividends
  • Capital Gain
    Dividends
  • Dec 31, 2015
    Jan 15, 2016
    $0.00
    $0.06
    $0.06(2)
    $0.055663
    $0.000000
    $0.004337
  • Mar 31, 2016
    Apr 15, 2016
    $0.62
    $0.00
    $0.62
    $0.575180
    $0.000000
    $0.044820
  • Jun 30, 2016
    Jul 15, 2016
    $0.62
    $0.00
    $0.62
    $0.575180
    $0.000000
    $0.044820
  • Sep 30, 2016
    Oct 14, 2016
    $0.62
    $0.00
    $0.62
    $0.575180
    $0.000000
    $0.044820
  • Dec 30, 2016
    Jan 13, 2017
    $0.62
    $0.00
    $0.62
    $0.575180
    $0.000000
    $0.044820
  •  
     
    $2.48
    $0.06
    $2.54
    $2.356383
    $0.000000
    $0.183617

(1) Pursuant to IRC Section 857(b)(9), cash distributions made on January 13, 2017 with a record date of December 30, 2016 are treated as received by shareholders on December 31, 2016 to the extent of 2016 earnings and profits.
(2) As the Company’s aggregate 2015 cash distributions exceeded its 2015 earnings and profits, a portion of the January 2016 cash distribution declared in the fourth quarter of 2015 was treated as a 2016 distribution for federal income tax purposes and not included on the 2015 Form 1099. If you were a stockholder of record as of December 31, 2015, $0.56 was reported on your 2015 Form 1099 and $0.06 is reported on your 2016 Form 1099.

Tax Treatment of 2015 Dividends

  • Record Date
  • Payment Date
  • Cash
    Distribution
  • Adjustment
  • Dividend(1)
  • Ordinary
    Dividends
  • Qualified
    Dividends
  • Capital Gain
    Dividends
  • Dec 31, 2014
    Jan 15, 2015
    $0.00
    $0.06(2)
    $0.06(2)
    $0.055415
    $0.000000
    $0.004585
  • Mar 31, 2015
    Apr 15, 2015
    $0.52
    $0.00
    $0.52
    $0.480265
    $0.000000
    $0.039735
  • Jun 30, 2015
    Jul 15, 2015
    $0.52
    $0.00
    $0.52
    $0.480265
    $0.000000
    $0.039735
  • Sep 30, 2015
    Oct 14, 2015
    $0.62
    $0.00
    $0.62
    $0.572624
    $0.000000
    $0.047376
  • Dec 31, 2015
    Jan 15, 2016
    $0.62
    $0.00
    $0.56(3)
    $0.517208
    $0.000000
    $0.042792
  •  
     
    $2.28
    $0.06
    $2.28
    $2.105777
    $0.000000
    $0.174223

(1) Pursuant to IRC Section 857(b)(9), cash distributions made on January 15, 2015 with a record date of December 31, 2014 are treated as received by shareholders on December 31, 2014 to the extent of 2014 earnings and profits. Similarly, cash distributions made on January 15, 2016 with a record date of December 31, 2015 are treated as received by shareholders on December 31, 2015 to the extent of 2015 earnings and profits.
(2) As the Company’s aggregate 2014 cash distributions exceeded its 2014 earnings and profits, a portion of the January 2015 cash distribution declared in the fourth quarter of 2014 was treated as a 2015 distribution for federal income tax purposes and not included on the 2014 Form 1099. If you were a stockholder of record as of December 31, 2014, $0.46 was reported on your 2014 Form 1099 and $0.06 is reported on your 2015 Form 1099.
(3) As the Company’s aggregate 2015 cash distributions exceeded its 2015 earnings and profits, a portion of the January 2016 cash distribution declared in the fourth quarter of 2015 will be treated as a 2016 distribution for federal income tax purposes and not included on the 2015 Form 1099. If you were a stockholder of record as of December 31, 2015, $0.56 is reported on your 2015 Form 1099 and $0.06 will be reported on your 2016 Form 1099.

Tax Treatment of 2014 Dividends

  • Record Date
  • Payment Date
  • Cash
    Distribution
  • Adjustment
  • Dividend(1)
  • Ordinary
    Dividends
  • Qualified
    Dividends
  • Capital Gain
    Dividends
  • Mar 31, 2014
    Apr 15, 2014
    $0.48
    $0.00
    $0.48
    $0.479842
    $0.000000
    $0.000158
  • Jun 30, 2014
    Jul 15, 2014
    $0.48
    $0.00
    $0.48
    $0.476988
    $0.000000
    $0.003012
  • Sep 30, 2014
    Oct 15, 2014
    $0.50
    $0.00
    $0.50
    $0.496863
    $0.000000
    $0.003137
  • Dec 30, 2014
    Jan 15, 2015
    $0.52
    $0.06
    $0.46
    $0.0.460757
    $0.000000
    $0.002909
  •  
     
    $1.98
    $0.06
    $1.92
    $1.914450
    $0.000000
    $0.009216

(1) Pursuant to IRC Section 857(b)(9), cash distributions made on January 15, 2015 with a record date of December 31, 2014 are treated as received by shareholders on December 31, 2014. As the Company’s aggregate 2014 cash distributions exceeded its earnings and profits, a portion of the January 2015 cash distribution declared in the fourth quarter of 2014 will be treated as a 2015 distribution for federal income tax purposes and is not included on the 2014 Form 1099.

Tax Treatment of 2013 Dividends

  • Record Date
  • Payment Date
  • Cash
    Disribution
  • Adjustment
  • Dividend Type
  • Ordinary
    Dividends
  • Qualified
    Dividends
  • Return of
    Capital
  • Sep 30, 2013
    Oct 15, 2013
    $0.27
    $0.00
    Regular
    $0.270000
    $0.000000
    $0.000000
  • Dec 31, 2013
    Jan 15, 2014(1)
    $0.45
    $0.00
    Regular
    $0.450000
    $0.000000
    $0.000000

(1) Distribution is treated as a dividend received by shareholders on December 31, 2013 pursuant to IRC Section 857(b)(9).

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