NEW YORK, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCP) (the "Company") announced today that, pursuant to the prior authorization of its board of directors, the Company has a declared an annual dividend of $0.885 per share to be paid monthly to stockholders of record at the close of business on the 8th day of each month payable on the 15th day of such month. Accordingly, on June 15, 2012, the Company will pay a distribution of $0.07375 per share to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 8, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120529/NY15147LOGO ) American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. is publicly-traded Maryland corporation, listed on The NASDAQ Capital Market, that intends to qualify as a real estate investment trust focused on owning and acquiring single tenant freestanding commercial properties subject to net leases with high credit quality tenants. The statements in this press release that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements. These forward looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause the outcome to be materially different. Additional information about the Company can be found on the Company's website at www.americanrealtycapitalproperties.com. SOURCE American Realty Capital Properties, Inc.