Senior Housing Properties Trust Announces 2012 Dividend Allocation

NEWTON, Mass.--()--Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE: SNH) today announced that the characterization of dividends for 2012 income tax reporting purposes is as follows:

Common Shares

 
Declaration   Record   Paid/Payable   Dividends   Ordinary   Qualified   Capital   Section 1250   Return of

Dates

Dates

Dates

Per Share

Income

Dividend

Gain

Gain

Capital

01/04/12 01/17/12 02/10/12 $0.3800 $0.2381 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.1419
04/03/12 04/13/12 05/10/12 $0.3800 $0.2381 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.1419
07/09/12 07/26/12 08/24/12 $0.3800 $0.2381 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.1419
10/09/12 10/22/12 11/20/12 $0.3900 $0.2443 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.1457
TOTALS: $1.5300 $0.9586 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.5714
100.00% 62.65% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 37.35%
 

SNH’s common share CUSIP number is 81721M109. This information represents final income allocations.

Senior Housing Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns independent and assisted living communities, medical office buildings, nursing homes, rehabilitation hospitals and wellness centers throughout the United States. SNH is headquartered in Newton, MA.

A Maryland Real Estate Investment Trust with transferable shares of beneficial interest listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
No shareholder, Trustee or officer is personally liable for any act or obligation of the Trust.

Contacts

Senior Housing Properties Trust
Timothy A. Bonang, 617-796-8234
Vice President, Investor Relations
or
Elisabeth A. Heiss, 617-796-8234
Manager, Investor Relations
www.snhreit.com

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Contacts

Senior Housing Properties Trust
Timothy A. Bonang, 617-796-8234
Vice President, Investor Relations
or
Elisabeth A. Heiss, 617-796-8234
Manager, Investor Relations
www.snhreit.com