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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report: June 15, 2020

(Date of earliest event reported)

 

Essential Properties Realty Trust, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Maryland

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

 

001-38530

(Commission File Number)

 

 

82-4005693

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

902 Carnegie Center Blvd., Suite 520

Princeton, New Jersey

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

08540

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (609) 436-0619

  

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligations of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of Each Class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered

Common Stock, $0.01 par value

EPRT

New York Stock Exchange

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

 

 


 

Item 8.01 — Other Events.

On June 15, 2020, Essential Properties Realty Trust, Inc. issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.23 per share of common stock for the quarter ending June 30, 2020. This represents an annualized dividend of $0.92 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on July 15, 2020 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on June 30, 2020. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 — Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit No.

 

Description

99.1

 

Press Release dated June 15, 2020

104

 

Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).

 

 


 


 

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

ESSENTIAL PROPERTIES REALTY TRUST, INC.

 

 

 

 

Date:  June 15, 2020

 

By:

/s/ Anthony K. Dobkin

 

 

 

Anthony K. Dobkin

 

 

 

Interim Chief Financial Officer