|6 Months Ended|
Jun. 30, 2021
Note 5 – Equity
The Company’s charter authorizes the issuance of 10,000 shares of preferred stock, par value $0.001 per share. As of June 30, 2021 and December 31, 2020, there were 3,105 shares of Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (“Series A Preferred Stock”), issued and outstanding. The Series A Preferred Stock has a liquidation preference of $25 per share.
Preferred stock dividend activity for the six months ended June 30, 2021 is summarized in the following table:
The holders of the Series A Preferred Stock are entitled to receive dividend payments only when, as and if declared by the Company’s board of directors (the “Board”) (or a duly authorized committee of the Board). Dividends will accrue or be payable in cash from the original issue date, on a cumulative basis, quarterly in arrears on each dividend payment date at a fixed rate per annum equal to 7.50% of the liquidation preference of $25.00 per share (equivalent to $1.875 per share on an annual basis). Dividends on the Series A Preferred Stock will be cumulative and will accrue whether or not (i) funds are legally available for the payment of those dividends, (ii) the Company has earnings or (iii) those dividends are declared by the Board. The quarterly dividend payment dates on the Series A Preferred Stock are January 31, April 30, July 31 and October 31 of each year. During each of the six-month periods ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, the Company paid preferred dividends of $2,911.
The Company has 500,000 authorized shares of common stock, $0.001 par value. As of June 30, 2021 and December 31, 2020, there were 64,197 and 49,461 outstanding shares of common stock, respectively.
Common stock dividend activity for the six months ended June 30, 2021 is summarized in the following table:
During the six months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, the Company paid total dividends on its common stock, LTIP Units and OP Units in the aggregate amount of $24,575 and $19,675, respectively.
As of June 30, 2021 and December 31, 2020, the Company had accrued dividend balances of $317 and $927 for dividends payable on the aggregate annual and long-term LTIP Units that are subject to retroactive receipt of dividends on the amount of LTIP Units ultimately earned. During the six months ended June 30, 2021, $132 of dividends were accrued and $742 of dividends were paid
related to these units. During the six months ended June 30, 2020, $394 of dividends were accrued and $524 of dividends were paid related to these units.
The amount of the dividends paid to the Company’s stockholders is determined by the Board and is dependent on a number of factors, including funds available for payment of dividends, the Company’s financial condition and capital expenditure requirements except that, in accordance with the Company’s organizational documents and Maryland law, the Company may not make dividend distributions that would: (i) cause it to be unable to pay its debts as they become due in the usual course of business; (ii) cause its total assets to be less than the sum of its total liabilities plus senior liquidation preferences; or (iii) jeopardize its ability to maintain its qualification as a REIT.
Capital Raising Activity
On March 18, 2021, the Company closed an underwritten public offering of its common stock, including the related option to purchase additional shares granted to the underwriters. These transactions resulted in the issuance of 8,625 shares of the Company’s common stock at a public offering price of $13.30 per share, resulting in net proceeds to the Company of $109,550.
In August 2020, the Company and the Operating Partnership entered into a Sales Agreement with certain sales agents, pursuant to which the Company may offer and sell, from time to time, up to $150 million of its common stock (the “2020 ATM Program”). During the six months ended June 30, 2021, the Company generated net proceeds of $85,300 through equity issuances of 6,061 shares of the Company’s common stock at an average offering price of $14.29 per share through the 2020 ATM Program. As of August 2, 2021, the Company had $23 million remaining under the 2020 ATM Program.
During the six months ended June 30, 2021, two OP Unit holders redeemed an aggregate of 51 OP Units for shares of the Company’s common stock with an aggregate redemption value of $751. During the year ended December 31, 2020, four OP Unit holders redeemed an aggregate of 1,379 OP Units for shares of the Company’s common stock with an aggregate redemption value of $17,882.
As of June 30, 2021 and December 31, 2020, there were 1,713 and 1,764 OP Unitsand , respectively, with an aggregate value of $9,248 and $9,999, respectively. The OP Unit value at issuance and redemption is based on the Company’s closing share price on the date of the respective transaction and is included as a component of noncontrolling interest equity in the Company’s Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets as of June 30, 2021 and December 31, 2020. The Company has sufficient shares of common stock authorized pursuant to its charter to cover the redemption of outstanding OP Units.
The entire disclosure for shareholders' equity comprised of portions attributable to the parent entity and noncontrolling interest, including other comprehensive income. Includes, but is not limited to, balances of common stock, preferred stock, additional paid-in capital, other capital and retained earnings, accumulated balance for each classification of other comprehensive income and amount of comprehensive income.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/disclosureRef