Essex Reports Characteristics of 2018 Dividends

SAN MATEO, Calif.--()--Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) announced today the income tax treatment for its 2018 distributions to shareholders. The 2018 distribution characteristics are as follows:

 

Common Stock – CUSIP Number 297178105:

 

Unrecaptured

   

Cash

 

Ordinary

   

Capital

Section 1250

 
Record Payment

Distribution

Taxable

Return of

Gain

Capital Gain

Section 199A

Date Date Per Share   Dividend   Capital   (20% rate)   (25% rate)   Dividend
12/29/2017 1/16/2018 $1.75000 $1.39517 $0.00000 $0.26853 $0.08630 $1.39517
3/29/2018 4/16/2018 $1.86000 $1.48285 $0.00000 $0.28542 $0.09173 $1.48285
6/29/2018 7/13/2018 $1.86000 $1.48285 $0.00000 $0.28542 $0.09173 $1.48285
9/28/2018 10/12/2018 $1.86000   $1.48285   $0.00000   $0.28542   $0.09173   $1.48285
Totals: $7.33000 $5.84372 $0.00000 $1.12479 $0.36149
Percentages: 100% 79.723% 0.0000% 15.345% 4.932%
 

For purposes of calculating alternative minimum taxable income under Sec. 55 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the Company apportions $0.25 per common share attributable to depreciation assuming a full year of ownership.

The Company did not incur any foreign taxes during 2018.

Shareholders are encouraged to consult with their tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of Essex Property Trust, Inc. dividends.

About Essex Property Trust, Inc.

Essex Property Trust, Inc., an S&P 500 company, is a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires, develops, redevelops, and manages multifamily residential properties in selected West Coast markets. The Company currently has ownership interests in 245 apartment communities comprising approximately 60,000 apartment homes with an additional 6 properties in various stages of active development. Additional information about Essex can be found on the Company’s website at www.essex.com.

Contacts

Barb Pak
Vice President of Finance & Investor Relations
(650) 655-7800
bpak@essex.com

Contacts

Barb Pak
Vice President of Finance & Investor Relations
(650) 655-7800
bpak@essex.com