ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- National Retail Properties, Inc. (NYSE: NNN) (the "Company") today announced that it intends to redeem all outstanding depositary shares (3,680,000) representing interests in its 7.375% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the "Series C Preferred Shares") (CUSIP: 637417403; NYSE: NNNPRC). The Series C Preferred Shares will be redeemed on March 15, 2012 at $25.00 per depositary share, plus all accumulated and unpaid distributions through the redemption date, for an aggregate redemption price of $25.1075521 per depositary share. After the redemption date, dividends on the Series C Preferred Shares will cease to accrue. The redemptions will be made in accordance with The Depositary Trust Company's procedures. The Series C Preferred Shares shall be surrendered for payment of the redemption price to American Stock Transfer and Trust Company, the redemption and paying agent. National Retail Properties invests primarily in high-quality retail properties subject generally to long-term, net leases. As of December 31, 2011, the company owned 1,422 properties in 47 states with a gross leasable area of approximately 16.4 million square feet. Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical are "forward-looking" statements. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, which may cause the company's actual future results to differ materially from expected results. These risks include, among others, general economic conditions, local real estate conditions, changes in interest rates, increases in operating costs, the preferences and financial condition of our tenants, the availability of capital, risks related to our status as a REIT, and the profitability of the company's taxable subsidiary. Additional information concerning these and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those forward-looking statements is contained from time to time in the company's Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") filings, including, but not limited to, the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K. Copies of each filing may be obtained from the company or the SEC. Such forward-looking statements should be regarded solely as reflections of the company's current operating plans and estimates. Actual operating results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecast in this press release. National Retail Properties undertakes no obligation to publicly release the results of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date these statements were made. SOURCE National Retail Properties, Inc.