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Twenty Years of Dividends & Distributions

Dividends and Distributions per Common Share

1997-2016

The following table shows aggregate dividends and distributions paid per share on the Company’s Common Stock for each year during the 20-year period 1997-2016. Amounts shown include payments made after year-end attributable to income and gain in each respective year.

Year Income* Long-Term Capital Gains Return of Capital
1997 $0.21 $2.95
1998 $0.47 $4.40
1999 $1.04 $4.05
2000 $2.03 $6.16
2001 $1.01 $1.37
2002 $0.03 $0.33
2003 $0.02 $0.59
2004 $0.22 $0.95
2005 $0.59 $1.40
2006 $0.33 $2.67
2007 $0.72 $5.25
2008 $0.19 $0.25
2009 $0.15 $0.19 $0.01
2010 $0.11 $0.32
2011 $0.16 $0.34
2012 $0.23 $1.77
2013 $0.18 $1.92
2014 $0.57 $2.93
2015 $0.39 $0.86
2016 $0.28 $3.00
*Includes short-term capital gains per share which amounted to $.62 in 1999, $1.55 in 2000, $.64 in 2001 , $.041 in 2005 , $.009 in 2007, $.051 in 2009, $.033 in 2010, $.011 in 2011, $.015 in 2012, and $.25 in 2014.