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RLJ Lodging Trust Announces 2016 Dividend Income Tax Information

BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 30, 2017-- RLJ Lodging Trust (the “Company”) (NYSE: RLJ) today announced the 2016 tax classification of the dividend distributions made to the Company’s holders of its common shares of beneficial interest.

The income tax classification as expected to be reported on Form 1099-DIV for the Company’s common shares, CUSIP number 74965L101, is as follows:

           
Record Date  

Payment
Date

 

Total
Distribution
Per Share

 

Total
Distribution
Allocable to
2016

 

Ordinary
Taxable
Dividend

 

Return of
Capital

 

Capital
Gains
Dividend

12/31/2015 1/15/2016 $0.330 $0.250 $0.250 $0.000 $0.000
3/31/2016 4/15/2016 $0.330 $0.330 $0.330 $0.000 $0.000
6/30/2016 7/15/2016 $0.330 $0.330 $0.330 $0.000 $0.000
9/30/2016 10/14/2016 $0.330 $0.330 $0.330 $0.000 $0.000
12/30/2016   1/13/2017   $0.330   $0.330   $0.120   $0.000   $0.210
Total $1.650 $1.570 $1.360 $0.000 $0.210
Percent 100% 87% 0% 13%
 

The information presented above is based on preliminary results and is subject to correction or adjustment when the Company’s filings are completed. The tax information provided should not be construed as tax advice. Shareholders are encouraged to consult with their tax advisors regarding their specific tax treatment.

About Us

RLJ Lodging Trust is a self-advised, publicly traded real estate investment trust focused on acquiring premium-branded, focused-service and compact full-service hotels. The Company owns 122 hotels with approximately 20,100 rooms, located in 21 states and the District of Columbia.

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RLJ Lodging Trust
Leslie D. Hale, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
301-280-7774