Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Income Tax Treatment of Its 2016 Dividend Distribution

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (“Washington REIT” or the “Company”) (NYSE:WRE) announced the income tax treatment of its 2016 dividend distributions. This information represents final income allocations. Shareholders are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of Washington REIT dividend distributions.

Common Share Dividends

NYSE Ticker Symbol: WRE

CUSIP #939653101

Paid Date
Gross Distribution
Per Share
Ordinary Taxable
Per Share

(Return of Capital)
Distribution Per Share

Unrecaptured Sec.
1250 Gain Per
01/05/2016$0.30000 $0.19891 $0.09745 $0.00364
03/31/2016$0.30000 $0.19891 $0.09745 $0.00364
06/30/2016$0.30000 $0.19891 $0.09745 $0.00364
09/30/2016$0.30000 $0.19891 $0.09745 $0.00364
TOTALS:$1.20000 $0.79564 $0.38980 $0.01456
100.00% 66.304% 32.483% 1.213%

Washington REIT is a self-administered, self-managed, equity real estate investment trust investing in income-producing properties in the greater Washington metro region. Washington REIT owns a diversified portfolio of 49 properties totaling approximately 6 million square feet of commercial space and 4,480 residential units, and land held for development. These 49 properties consist of 19 office properties, 16 retail centers and 14 multi-family properties. Washington REIT shares are publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:WRE).

Tejal Engman Director of Investor Relations E-Mail:tengman@washreit.com 1775 Eye Street, NW, Suite 1000 Washington, DC 20006 Tel 202-774-3200 www.washreit.com

Source:Washington Real Estate Investment Trust