Investors and security holders of Realty Income and ARCT will be able to obtain free copies of the registration statement, the joint proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant documents filed by Realty Income and ARCT with the SEC through the website maintained by the SEC at www.sec.gov. Copies of the documents filed by Realty Income with the SEC are also available on Realty Income’s website at www.realtyincome.com, and copies of the documents filed by ARCT with the SEC are available on ARCT’s website at www.arctreit.com.

Realty Income, ARCT and their respective directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from Realty Income’s and ARCT’s shareholders in respect of the proposed transaction. Information regarding Realty Income’s directors and executive officers can be found in Realty Income’s definitive proxy statement filed with the SEC on March 30, 2012. Information regarding ARCT’s directors and executive officers can be found in ARCT’s definitive proxy statement filed with the SEC on May 21, 2012. Additional information regarding the interests of such potential participants will be included in the joint proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant documents filed with the SEC in connection with the proposed transaction if and when they become available. These documents are available on the SEC’s website and from Realty Income or ARCT, as applicable, using the sources indicated above.

Note to Editors:

Realty Income press releases are available on the Internet at www.realtyincome.com/invest/newsroom-library/press-releases.shtml.

Realty Income Performance vs. Major Stock Indices
               

 

 
Realty Income

Equity REIT Index (1)
DJIA S&P 500

NASDAQ Composite

Dividend Yield

Total Return (2)

Dividend Yield
 

Total Return (3)

Dividend Yield

Total Return (3)

Dividend Yield

Total Return (3)

Dividend Yield
 

Total Return (4)
 
1995 8.3 % 42.0 % 7.4 % 15.3 % 2.4 % 36.9 % 2.3 % 37.6 % 0.6 % 39.9 %
1996 7.9 % 15.4 % 6.1 % 35.3 % 2.2 % 28.9 % 2.0 % 23.0 % 0.2 % 22.7 %
1997 7.5 % 14.5 % 5.5 % 20.3 % 1.8 % 24.9 % 1.6 % 33.4 % 0.5 % 21.6 %
1998 8.2 % 5.5 % 7.5 % (17.5 %) 1.7 % 18.1 % 1.3 % 28.6 % 0.3 % 39.6 %
1999 10.5 % (8.7 %) 8.7 % (4.6 %) 1.3 % 27.2 % 1.1 % 21.0 % 0.2 % 85.6 %
2000 8.9 % 31.2 % 7.5 % 26.4 % 1.5 % (4.7 %) 1.2 % (9.1 %) 0.3 % (39.3 %)
2001 7.8 % 27.2 % 7.1 % 13.9 % 1.9 % (5.5 %) 1.4 % (11.9 %) 0.3 % (21.1 %)
2002 6.7 % 26.9 % 7.1 % 3.8 % 2.6 % (15.0 %) 1.9 % (22.1 %) 0.5 % (31.5 %)
2003 6.0 % 21.0 % 5.5 % 37.1 % 2.3 % 28.3 % 1.8 % 28.7 % 0.6 % 50.0 %
2004 5.2 % 32.7 % 4.7 % 31.6 % 2.2 % 5.6 % 1.8 % 10.9 % 0.6 % 8.6 %
2005 6.5 % (9.2 %) 4.6 % 12.2 % 2.6 % 1.7 % 1.9 % 4.9 % 0.9 % 1.4 %
2006 5.5 % 34.8 % 3.7 % 35.1 % 2.5 % 19.0 % 1.9 % 15.8 % 0.8 % 9.5 %
2007 6.1 % 3.2 % 4.9 % (15.7 %) 2.7 % 8.8 % 2.1 % 5.5 % 0.8 % 9.8 %
2008 7.3 % (8.2 %) 7.6 % (37.7 %) 3.6 % (31.8 %) 3.2 % (37.0 %) 1.3 % (40.5 %)
2009 6.6 % 19.3 % 3.7 % 28.0 % 2.6 % 22.6 % 2.0 % 26.5 % 1.0 % 43.9 %
2010 5.1 % 38.6 % 3.5 % 27.9 % 2.6 % 14.0 % 1.9 % 15.1 % 1.2 % 16.9 %
2011 5.0 % 7.3 % 3.8 % 8.3 % 2.8 % 8.3 % 2.3 % 2.1 % 1.3 % (1.8 %)
YTD Q2 2012 4.2 % 22.0 % 3.3 % 14.9 % 2.7 % 6.8 % 2.2 % 9.5 % 1.3 % 12.7 %

Compounded Average Annual Total Return (5)
18.1 %

11.1
% 9.4 % 8.2 % 7.9 %
 

Note: All of these Dividend Yields are calculated as annualized dividend based on last dividend paid in applicable time period divided by closing price as of period end. Dividend Yield sources: NAREIT website and Bloomberg.
(1)   FTSE NAREIT US Equity REIT Index, as per NAREIT website.
(2) Calculated as the difference between the closing stock price as of period end less the closing stock price as of previous period, plus dividends paid in period, divided by closing stock price as of end of previous period. Does not include reinvestment of dividends.
(3) Includes reinvestment of dividends. Sources: NAREIT website and Factset.
(4) Price only index, does not include dividends. Source: Factset.
(5) All of these Compounded Average Annual Total Return rates are calculated in the same manner: from Realty Income’s NYSE listing on October 18, 1994 through June 30, 2012, and assuming reinvestment of dividends, except for NASDAQ. Past performance does not guarantee future performance. Realty Income presents this data for informational purposes only and makes no representation about its future performance or how it will compare in performance to other indices in the future.

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