DCT Industrial Trust® Announces Tax Treatment of 2012 Dividend

DCT Industrial Trust®Announces Tax Treatment of 2012 Dividend

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DCT Industrial Trust® (NYS: DCT) , a leading industrial real estate company, announced today the income tax treatment of its 2012 distributions to holders of its Common Stock.

For holders of DCT Industrial Common Stock, the 2012 dividend of $0.28 per share includes one quarterly distribution declared in 2011 and paid in 2012 and three quarterly distributions declared and paid in 2012. Additionally, the return of capital percentage on common stock dividends is also reported in the Investors section of the DCT Industrial website at www.dctindustrial.com, pursuant to U.S. tax basis reporting required under Internal Revenue Code Section 6045B.

The 2012 dividend characteristics are as follows:

DCT Industrial Trust Inc. Common Stock
CUSIP Number 233153105
Ticker Symbol: DCT

Declaration Dates   Record Dates   Payment Dates   

Cash Dividend

($ per share)

Fourth Quarter - 2011*11/1/201112/29/2011


First Quarter - 20122/9/20124/6/20124/18/2012$0.07
Second Quarter - 20125/2/20127/6/20127/18/2012$0.07
Third Quarter - 20128/2/201210/5/201210/17/2012$0.07

2012 Ordinary

Taxable Dividend

2012 Qualified

Taxable Dividend

2012 Capital Gain2012 Return of Capital
($ per share)   ($ per share)   ($ per share)   ($ per share)
Fourth Quarter - 2011*$0.016420



First Quarter - 2012$0.016420$-$-$0.053580
Second Quarter - 2012$0.016420$-$-$0.053580
Third Quarter - 2012$0.016420$-$-$0.053580

* The fourth quarter dividend declared on November 1, 2011 and paid on January 12, 2012 is considered a 2012 dividend for federal income tax purposes.


About DCT Industrial Trust Inc.®

DCT Industrial Trust Inc. is a leading industrial real estate company specializing in the acquisition, development, leasing and management of bulk distribution and light industrial properties in high-volume distribution markets in the U.S. and Mexico. As of September 30, 2012, the Company owned interests in approximately 75.2 million square feet of properties leased to approximately 840 customers, including 16.7 million square feet operated on behalf of five institutional capital management partners. Additional information is available at www.dctindustrial.com.

Media and Investor Contact:
DCT Industrial Trust Inc.
Melissa Sachs, VP, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Colorado


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