BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global Medical REIT Inc. (NYSE: GMRE) (the “Company” or “GMRE”), a net-lease medical office real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires purpose-built healthcare facilities and leases those facilities to strong healthcare systems and physician groups with leading market share, announced today that its Board of Directors (“Board”) has declared the Company’s 2020 second quarter common and preferred dividends.
The Board has declared the Company’s 2020 second quarter cash dividend of $0.20 per share of common stock and unit, which will be paid July 9, 2020 to common stockholders and unitholders of record as of June 25, 2020.
Series A Preferred Dividend
The Board has also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.46875 per share on its Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, $0.001 par value per share (the “Series A Preferred Stock”), which will be paid on July 31, 2020, to Series A Preferred stockholders of record as of July 15, 2020. This represents the Company’s quarterly dividend on its Series A Preferred Stock for the period from April 30, 2020 through July 30, 2020.
New 2020 Annual Meeting Date and Move to All-Virtual Format
The Company’s 2020 annual meeting of stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") has been rescheduled and will now be held on September 2, 2020. The record date for the Annual Meeting has also been moved and will now be July 13, 2020. The Annual Meeting will be held in a virtual-only format due to continued public health concerns related to COVID-19 pandemic, and to support the health and well-being of our stockholders and other meeting participants. Stockholders attending the Annual Meeting remotely will have the same opportunities they have had at past annual meetings to participate, ask questions, and provide feedback to the Company’s management team and the Board. Information regarding how to participate in the Annual Meeting will be contained in the proxy statement for the Annual Meeting.
About Global Medical REIT Inc.
Global Medical REIT is a net-lease medical office REIT that acquires purpose-built specialized healthcare facilities and leases those facilities to strong healthcare systems and physician groups with leading market share. Additional information on GMRE can be obtained on its website at www.globalmedicalreit.com.
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