GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eagle Point Credit Company Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: ECC, NYSE: ECCA, NYSE: ECCB, NYSE: ECCZ) is pleased to announce the declaration of distributions on shares of the Company’s 7.75% Series A Term Preferred Stock due 2022 and 7.75% Series B Term Preferred Stock due 2026 (collectively, the “Preferred Stock”).
The Company has declared a distribution of $0.161459 per share on its Preferred Stock, payable on each of July 31, 2017, August 31, 2017, and September 29, 2017. The following schedule applies to the distributions:
|Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||
Amount per share of
|July 11, 2017||July 13, 2017||July 31, 2017||$0.161459|
|August 9, 2017||August 11, 2017||August 31, 2017||$0.161459|
|September 11, 2017||September 12, 2017||September 29, 2017||$0.161459|
The distributions on the Preferred Stock reflect an annual distribution rate of 7.75% of the $25 liquidation preference per share of the Preferred Stock for each of July, August, and September.
The specific tax characteristics of the distributions will be reported to the Company’s preferred stockholders on Form 1099 after the end of the 2017 calendar year.
Previously, on June 1, 2017, the Company had announced that it had declared four separate monthly distributions of $0.20 per share on its common stock, the first of which was paid on June 30, 2017 to stockholders of record as of June 12, 2017 and the remaining three of which are payable on each of July 31, 2017, August 31, 2017 and September 29, 2017 to stockholders of record as of July 13, 2017, August 11, 2017 and September 12, 2017, respectively. As an update to the Company’s previous announcement, the Company notes that the ex-dividend dates applicable to those three remaining distributions are July 11, 2017, August 9, 2017 and September 11, 2017, respectively.
ABOUT EAGLE POINT CREDIT COMPANY
The Company is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Company’s investment objectives are to generate high current income and capital appreciation primarily through investment in equity and junior debt tranches of collateralized loan obligations. The Company is externally managed and advised by Eagle Point Credit Management LLC. The principals of Eagle Point Credit Management LLC are Thomas P. Majewski, Daniel W. Ko and Daniel M. Spinner.
The Company makes certain unaudited portfolio information available each month on its website in addition to making certain other unaudited financial information available on its website (www.eaglepointcreditcompany.com). This information includes (1) an estimated range of the Company’s net investment income (“NII”) and realized capital gains or losses per share of common stock for each calendar quarter end, generally made available within the first fifteen days after the applicable calendar month end, (2) an estimated range of the Company’s NAV per share of common stock for the prior month end and certain additional portfolio-level information, generally made available within the first fifteen days after the applicable calendar month end, and (3) during the latter part of each month, an updated estimate of NAV, if applicable, and, with respect to each calendar quarter end, an updated estimate of the Company’s NII and realized capital gains or losses for the applicable quarter, if available.
This press release may contain “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Statements other than statements of historical facts included in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements and are not guarantees of future performance or results and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements as a result of a number of factors, including those described in the Company’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The Company undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statement made herein. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release.