Excel Trust, Inc. (NYSE:EXL), a retail focused real estate investment trust (REIT), announced today the tax treatment of its 2011 dividend distributions. The company's total dividend distributions per share of common stock (CUSIP #30068C109) are to be classified for income tax purposes as follows:
|Security Description||Record Date||Payable Date||Total Distribution Per Share||2011 Taxable Ordinary Dividend||2011 Total Capital Gain Distribution||
2011 Unrecaptured Section 1250 Gain
|2011 Return of Capital|
A portion of the common stock dividend distribution made to holders of record as of December 31, 2010 and paid on January 17, 2011, in the amount of $0.050622, was considered a 2010 dividend distribution for federal income tax purposes.