Federal Realty Investment Trust Releases Tax Status of 2007 Distributions
ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) released today the Federal income tax treatment for 2007 distributions to holders of its Common Shares of Beneficial Interest (NYSE: FRT).
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The characterization of distributions on our common shares traded under the ticker symbol FRT is as follows:
Record Payable Distribution CUSIP Date Date Per Share 313747206 1/2/2007 1/16/2007 $0.575000000 3/13/2007 4/16/2007 $0.575000000 6/22/2007 7/16/2007 $0.575000000 9/21/2007 10/15/2007 $0.610000000 2007 TOTALS $2.335000000 Distribution Type Taxable Qualified Capital Ordinary Dividend Gains Dividend $0.546250000 $0.010925000 $0.028750000 $0.546250000 $0.010925000 $0.028750000 $0.546250000 $0.010925000 $0.028750000 $0.579500000 $0.011590000 $0.030500000 $2.218250000 $0.044365000 $0.116750000
The company did not incur any foreign taxes. Shareholders are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of Federal Realty distributions. Should you need any additional information, contact Gina Birdsall, Investor Relations, at (301) 998-8265.
About Federal Realty
Federal Realty Investment Trust is an equity real estate investment trust specializing in the ownership, management, development, and redevelopment of high quality retail assets. Federal Realty's portfolio (excluding joint venture properties) contains approximately 18.2 million square feet located primarily in strategic metropolitan markets in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and California. In addition, the Trust has an ownership interest in approximately 1.0 million square feet of retail space through a joint venture in which the Trust has a 30% interest. Our operating portfolio (excluding joint venture properties) was 96.4% leased to national, regional, and local retailers as of September 30, 2007, with no single tenant accounting for more than approximately 2.9% of annualized base rent. Federal Realty has paid quarterly dividends to its shareholders continuously since its founding in 1962, and has increased its dividend rate for 40 consecutive years, the longest record in the REIT industry. Shares of Federal Realty are traded on the NYSE under the symbol FRT.
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