Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) (the “Company”) announced today that the Company’s Board of Trustees has authorized and the Company has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.225 per common share for the quarter ending September 30, 2015.
John T. Thomas, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “We are pleased to announce and declare our ninth consecutive quarterly dividend of $0.225 per share. Our physician and provider clients continue to perform well across all of our facilities, fueling strong operations and consistent cash flows for our shareholders. We look forward to sharing more with you in our earnings release and conference call in November.”
The dividend will be payable on October 30, 2015, to common shareholders and unit holders of record on October 16, 2015.
Earnings Release and Conference Call Information
The Company announced it will release its financial results for the third quarter and year to date ended September 30, 2015, before the market opens on November 6, 2015, and will hold a conference call on this day at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss the financial results and provide a company update. The conference call will be hosted by President and Chief Executive Officer John Thomas, Chief Investment Officer John Sweet, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Theiler, and Principal Accounting and Reporting Officer John Lucey.
The conference call can be accessed by dialing (877) 407-0784 from within the U.S. or (201) 689-8560 for international callers. Participants can reference the Physicians Realty Trust Third Quarter Earnings Call or passcode 13620861. The conference call also will be available via a live listen-only webcast and can be accessed through the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website, www.docreit.com. A replay of the conference call will be available beginning November 6, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. ET until November 30, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. ET, by dialing (877) 870-5176 (U.S.) or (858) 384-5517 (International); passcode: 13620861. A replay of the webcast also will be accessible on the Investor Relations website for one year following the event. After November 6, 2015, the Company’s supplemental information package for the third quarter 2015 also will be accessible through the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website under the “Supplemental Information” tab.
About Physicians Realty Trust
Physicians Realty Trust is a self-managed healthcare real estate company organized to acquire, selectively develop, own and manage healthcare properties that are leased to physicians, hospitals and healthcare delivery systems. The Company invests in real estate that is integral to providing high quality healthcare. The Company is a Maryland real estate investment trust and elected to be taxed as a REIT for U.S. federal income tax purposes beginning with its short taxable year ended December 31, 2013. The Company conducts its business through an UPREIT structure in which its properties are owned by Physicians Realty L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (the “operating partnership”), directly or through limited partnerships, limited liability companies or other subsidiaries.
Investors are encouraged to visit the Investor Relations portion of the Company’s website (www.docreit.com) for additional information, including annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K and amendments to those reports filed or furnished pursuant to Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, press releases, supplemental information packages and investor presentations.
This press release contains statements that are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934, as amended, pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are generally identifiable by use of forward-looking terminology such as “believes,” “expects,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “seeks,” “approximately,” “intends,” “plans,” “estimates,” “anticipates” or other similar words or expressions. Forward-looking statements are based on certain assumptions and can include future expectations, future plans and strategies, financial and operating projections or other forward-looking information. These forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, not all of which are known to the Company and many of which are beyond the Company’s control, which could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements. These risks and uncertainties are described in greater detail in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”), including, without limitation, the Company’s annual and periodic reports and other documents filed with the Commission. Unless legally required, the Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
John T. Thomas
President and CEO
Chief Financial Officer