Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXL) (the “Partnership”) today announced that Sunoco Partners LLC, its general partner, has declared a cash distribution for the second quarter 2013 of $0.60 per common unit ($2.40 annualized) to be paid on August 14, 2013 to unit holders of record on August 8, 2013. This represents a 5 percent increase over the first quarter 2013 cash distribution of $0.5725 per common unit ($2.29 annualized) and a 28 percent increase over the second quarter 2012 cash distribution of $0.47 per common unit ($1.88 annualized). This represents the thirty-third successive quarter that the Partnership has increased its distribution.
“We are pleased to announce our third consecutive 5 percent quarter over quarter increase in our distribution,” said Michael J. Hennigan, president and chief executive officer. “We continue to execute our strategy for growth. We are committed to growing stable, ratable cash flow for the Partnership and distributing that cash to our owners.”
The Partnership also announced that it will hold a conference call on Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. ET (7:30 a.m. CT) to discuss its financial results for the second quarter 2013. Earnings are expected to be released after the market closes on Wednesday, August 7, 2013.
Those wishing to listen can access the call by dialing (USA toll free) 1-800-369-2171; International (USA toll) 1-517-308-9315 and request “Sunoco Logistics Partners Earnings Call, Conference Code: Sunoco Logistics”. This event may also be accessed by a webcast, which will be available at www.sunocologistics.com. A number of presentation slides will accompany the audio portion of the call and will be available to be viewed and printed shortly before the call begins. Individuals wishing to listen to the call on the Partnership’s web site will need Windows Media Player, which can be downloaded free of charge from Microsoft or from Sunoco Logistics Partners’ conference call page. Please allow at least fifteen minutes to complete the download.Audio replays of the conference call will be available for two weeks after the conference call beginning approximately two hours following the completion of the call. To access the replay, dial 1-800-406-7489. International callers should dial 1-203-369-3273.