SOURCE: Nationwide Health Properties, Inc.

Nationwide Health Properties, Inc.

January 19, 2011 18:56 ET

Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. Announces the Tax Treatment of 2010 Distributions

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - January 19, 2011) - Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. (NYSE: NHP) announced today the tax treatment for its 2010 dividend distributions. The following tables summarize the income tax characterization of dividends for calendar year 2010:

COMMON STOCK (CUSIP# 638620104)

2010
Record Date
2010
Paid
Date
Total Distribution Per Share Taxable Ordinary Dividend Return of Capital Total Capital Gain Unrecaptured Section 1250 Gain
2/19/2010 3/5/2010 $0.440000 $0.370687 $0.052678 $0.016635 $0.016635
5/21/2010 6/4/2010 0.450000 0.379112 0.053875 0.017013 0.017013
8/20/2010 9/3/2010 0.460000 0.387537 0.055072 0.017391 0.017391
11/19/2010 12/3/2010 0.470000 0.395962 0.056269 0.017769 0.017769
    $1.820000 $1.533298 $0.217894 $0.068808 $0.068808

All outstanding Series B Preferred Stock (CUSIP# 638620302) was converted to common stock or redeemed in January 2010. Accordingly, there were no dividend distributions on such shares during 2010.

Stockholders are encouraged to consult with their tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment for Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. common stock distributions.

Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests primarily in healthcare real estate in the United States. As of September 30, 2010, the Company's portfolio of properties, including mortgage loans and properties owned by unconsolidated joint ventures, totaled 637 properties among the following segments: 287 senior housing facilities, 211 skilled nursing facilities, 120 medical office buildings, 11 continuing care retirement communities, 7 specialty hospitals and 1 asset in development. For more information on Nationwide Health Properties, Inc., visit our website at http://www.nhp-reit.com.

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    Danion Fielding
    Vice President Finance
    Nationwide Health Properties, Inc.
    (949) 718-4400