STORE Capital Flat on Q3 Dividend

\STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE: STOR) saw its units stay pretty much put Monday, as the internally managed net-lease real estate investment trust that invests in Single Tenant Operational Real Estate, today announced that it has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.41 per share for the third quarter ending September 30, which represents an increase of 6.5% over the previous quarterly dividend. The dividend will be paid on October 17, to STORE Capital stockholders of record as of the close of business on September 30.

The quarterly dividend was declared in accordance with the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of September 15, by and among STORE, Ivory Parent, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and Ivory REIT, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Parent relating to the previously announced merger of STORE and Merger Sub.

Under the terms of the Merger Agreement, following the payment of the foregoing dividend, the Company may not pay further dividends, except as necessary to preserve its tax status as a REIT.

STORE Capital Corporation is an internally managed net-lease REIT that is a leader in the acquisition, investment and management of Single Tenant Operational Real Estate, which is its target market and the inspiration for its name.

STOR shares forfeited just less than a penny to $31.89.