By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Investment Weekly News -- Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE: INN) ("the Company") announced that its Board of Directors has authorized, and the Company declared, a cash dividend for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 of $0.1125 per share of common stock of the Company and per common unit of limited partnership in Summit Hotel OP, LP, the Company's operating partnership. The common dividend represents an annualized yield of approximately 4.9 percent based on the closing price of shares of the common stock on May 5, 2014.
The Board of Directors also authorized, and the Company has declared, a cash dividend of $0.578125 per share of the Company's 9.25 percent Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock for the dividend period ending on May 30, 2014; a cash dividend of $0.4921875 per share of the Company's 7.875 percent Series B Cumulative Preferred Stock for the dividend period ending on May 30, 2014; and a cash dividend of $0.4453125 per share of the Company's 7.125 percent Series C Cumulative Preferred Stock for the dividend period ending on May 30, 2014.
The dividends are payable May 30, 2014 to holders of record as of May 16, 2014. About Summit Hotel Properties Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. is a publicly-traded real estate investment trust focused primarily on acquiring and owning premium-branded, select-service hotels in the upscale and upper midscale segments of the lodging industry. As of May 6, 2014, the Company's portfolio consisted of 90 hotels with a total of 11,353 guestrooms located in 22 states.
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