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RLJ Lodging Trust Announces 2017 Dividend Income Tax Information

BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2018-- RLJ Lodging Trust (the “Company”) (NYSE:RLJ) today announced the 2017 tax classification of the dividend distributions made to the Company’s holders of its common shares of beneficial interest and Series A Preferred Shares.

The income tax classification as expected to be reported on Form 1099-DIV is as follows:

 

Common Stock (CUSIP # 74965L101):

  Record Date  

Payment

Date

 

Total

Distribution

Per Share

 

Total

Distribution

Allocable to

2017

 

Ordinary

Taxable

Dividend

 

Return of

Capital

 

Capital

Gains

Dividend

 
           
3/31/2017 4/14/2017 $0.3300 $0.3300 $0.2400 $0.0900 $0.0000
6/30/2017 7/14/2017 $0.3300 $0.3300 $0.2400 $0.0900 $0.0000
8/30/2017 9/15/2017 $0.2200 $0.2200 $0.1600 $0.0600 $0.0000
9/29/2017 10/13/2017 $0.1100 $0.1100 $0.0800 $0.0300 $0.0000
  12/29/2017   1/12/2018   $0.3300   $0.0000   $0.0000   $0.0000   $0.0000  
Total $1.3200 $0.9900 $0.7200 $0.2700 $0.0000
Percent 100% 73% 27% 0%
             
 

Series A Preferred Stock (CUSIP # 74965L200):

  Record Date  

Payment

Date

 

Total

Distribution

Per Share

 

Total

Distribution

Allocable to

2017

 

Ordinary

Taxable

Dividend

 

Return of

Capital

 

Capital

Gains

Dividend

 
 
9/29/2017 10/31/2017 $0.4875 $0.4875 $0.4875 $0.0000 $0.0000
  12/29/2017   1/31/2018   $0.4875   $0.0000   $0.0000   $0.0000   $0.0000  
Total $0.9750 $0.4875 $0.4875 $0.0000 $0.0000
Percent 100% 100% 0% 0%
 

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’s portfolio consists of 157 hotels with approximately 30,800 rooms located in 26 states and the District of Columbia and an ownership interest in one unconsolidated hotel with 171 rooms.

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