For the six-month period ended June 30, 2013, the Company reported net income available to common stockholders of $87.2 million, or $0.76 per diluted common share, on operating revenues of $204.3 million. This compares to net income available to common stockholders of $56.7 million, or $0.54 per diluted common share, on operating revenues of $168.3 million, for the same period in 2012.

The year-to-date increase in net income was primarily due to: (i) additional rental income and mortgage interest income associated with approximately $510 million of new investments made since the second quarter of 2012 and (ii) an $11.1 million interest refinancing adjustment (gain) recorded in the second quarter of 2013. These increases to net income were partially offset by (i) increased expenses associated with new investments made throughout 2012 and 2013, including: (a) $9.8 million in increased depreciation expense and (b) $3.6 million in increased interest expense and (ii) $5.4 million in interest refinancing costs relating to 2012 refinancing activities.

SECOND QUARTER 2013 HIGHLIGHTS AND OTHER RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
  • In July 2013, the Company increased its quarterly common stock dividend to $0.47 per share.
  • In Q2 2013, the Company paid off $51 million of long-term debt.
  • In Q2 2013, the Company completed $25 million of new investments.
  • In Q2 2013, the Company completed $10 million of capital renovation projects.
  • In April 2013, the Company increased its quarterly common stock dividend to $0.46 per share.

SECOND QUARTER 2013 RESULTS

Operating Revenues and Expenses – Operating revenues for the three-month period ended June 30, 2013 were $102.5 million. Operating expenses for the three-month period ended June 30, 2013 totaled $37.8 million and were comprised of $32.2 million of depreciation and amortization expense, $4.0 million of general and administrative expense, $1.5 million of stock-based compensation expense and a $65 thousand provision for uncollectible straight-line accounts receivable.

Other Income and Expense – Other income and expense for the three-month period ended June 30, 2013 was a net expense of $14.5 million, which was comprised of $25.0 million of interest expense and $0.7 million of amortized deferred financing costs. The Company also recorded an $11.1 million interest refinancing adjustment (gain) related to the write-off of the remaining fair market value debt adjustment on 11 mortgage loans that the Company paid off in May 2013.

Funds From Operations – For the three-month period ended June 30, 2013, reportable FFO available to common stockholders was $82.4 million, or $0.70 per common share on 117 million weighted-average common shares outstanding, compared to $55.8 million, or $0.53 per common share on 106 million weighted-average common shares outstanding, for the same period in 2012.

The $82.4 million of FFO for the three-month period ended June 30, 2013 includes the impact of the $11.1 million interest refinancing adjustment (gain), $1.5 million of stock-based compensation expense and the $65 thousand provision for uncollectible straight-line accounts receivable.

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