CareTrust REIT Announces Tax Treatment of 2016 Distributions

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Jan. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CareTrust REIT, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTRE) announced today the tax treatment of its 2016 distributions to shareholders. The table below summarizes on a per-share percentage basis the nature of the 2016 distributions for income tax purposes and the corresponding IRS Form 1099-DIV box number:

Box 1aBox 1bBox 2aBox 2bBox 3
Qualified Section
Dividend 1250 Gain
RecordPaymentDistributionOrdinary(Included inCapital(Included inNon-Dividend
DateDatePer ShareDividendBox 1a)Gain Distr.Box 2a)Distributions
3/31/20164/15/2016$ 0.17000084.8035%0.0000%0.0000%0.0000%15.1965%
6/30/20167/15/2016$ 0.17000084.8035%0.0000%0.0000%0.0000%15.1965%
9/30/201610/14/2016$ 0.17000084.8035%0.0000%0.0000%0.0000%15.1965%
12/31/20161/13/2017$ 0.17000084.8035%0.0000%0.0000%0.0000%15.1965%
Total$ 0.68000084.8035%0.0000%0.0000%0.0000%15.1965%

Shareholders of record should expect to receive an IRS Form 1099-DIV from Broadridge Corporate Issuer Solutions, CareTrust REIT’s 2016 dividend paying agent. “Street name” shareholders should expect to receive the IRS Form 1099-DIV from their applicable bank, brokerage firm, or other nominee. Because CareTrust REIT’s tax return has not yet been filed for the year ended December 31, 2016, the distribution allocations presented in the table above have been calculated using the available information to date.

CareTrust REIT encourages shareholders to consult their own tax advisors regarding the tax consequences of these distributions.

About CareTrust™
CareTrust REIT, Inc. is a self-administered, publicly-traded real estate investment trust engaged in the ownership, acquisition and leasing of seniors housing and healthcare-related properties. With 151 net-leased healthcare properties and three operated seniors housing properties in 20 states, CareTrust is pursuing opportunities nationwide to acquire properties that will be leased to a diverse group of local, regional and national seniors housing operators, healthcare services providers, and other healthcare-related businesses. More information about CareTrust is available at

CONTACT: CareTrust REIT, Inc. (949) 542-3130

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