iStar Financial Declares Preferred Stock Dividends
NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- iStar Financial Inc. (NYSE: SFI) reported today that the Company's Board of Directors has declared dividends on the Company's Series B, Series C, Series D, Series E and Series F preferred stock. For all four series of preferred stock, dividends are payable on December 15, 2003 to holders of record on December 1, 2003.
A dividend of $0.585938 per share will be paid on the 9.375% Series B preferred stock, a dividend of $0.575 per share will be paid on the 9.20% Series C preferred stock, a dividend of $0.50 per share will be paid on the 8.00% Series D preferred stock, a dividend of $0.492188 per share will be paid on the 7.875% Series E preferred stock and a dividend of $0.417083 per share will be paid on the 7.80% Series F preferred stock (prorated from September 29, 2003 to December 14, 2003).
iStar Financial is the leading publicly traded finance company focused on the commercial real estate industry. The Company provides custom-tailored financing to high-end private and corporate owners of real estate nationwide, including senior and junior mortgage debt, senior, mezzanine and subordinated corporate capital, and corporate net lease financing. The Company, which is taxed as a real estate investment trust, seeks to deliver a strong dividend and superior risk-adjusted returns on equity to shareholders by providing innovative and value-added financing solutions to its customers. Additional information on iStar Financial is available on the Company's website at www.istarfinancial.com.
SOURCE iStar Financial Inc. -0- 11/17/2003 /CONTACT: Catherine D. Rice, Chief Financial Officer, Andrew C. Richardson, Executive Vice President - Capital Markets, or Erin C. Gatewood, Associate - Investor Relations all of iStar Financial Inc., at +1-212-930-9400/ /Web site: http://www.istarfinancial.com/ (SFI) CO: iStar Financial Inc. ST: New York IN: FIN SU: DIV DE-LH -- NYM026 -- 9918 11/17/2003 07:31 EST http://www.prnewswire.com