ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of National Retail Properties, Inc. (NYSE: NNN), a real estate investment trust, declared a cash dividend on its 6.625% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock of 41.40625 cents per depositary share payable September 14, 2012, to shareholders of record on August 31, 2012. National Retail Properties invests primarily in high-quality retail properties subject generally to long-term, net leases. As of June 30, 2012, the company owned 1,506 properties in 47 states with a gross leasable area of approximately 17.8 million square feet. For more information on the company, visit www.nnnreit.com. SOURCE National Retail Properties, Inc.