Hospitality Properties Trust Announces 2017 Dividend Allocation

January 16, 2018

NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hospitality Properties Trust (Nasdaq: HPT) today announced that the characterization of dividends for 2017 income tax reporting purposes is as follows:

               

Common Shares

 
Dividend Allocation
Per Share
        Total     Unrecaptured    
Declaration Record Paid/Payable Dividends Ordinary Qualified Capital Section 1250 Return of

Dates

Dates

Dates Per Share Income Dividend(1) Gain Gain(2) Capital
01/13/17 01/23/17 02/21/17 $0.5100 $0.4829 $0.0037 $0.0047 $0.0047 $0.0224
04/11/17 04/21/17 05/18/17 $0.5200 $0.4924 $0.0038 $0.0048 $0.0048 $0.0228
07/12/17 07/24/17 08/17/17 $0.5200 $0.4924 $0.0038 $0.0048 $0.0048 $0.0228
10/12/17 10/23/17 11/16/17 $0.5200 $0.4924 $0.0038 $0.0048 $0.0048 $0.0228
TOTALS: $2.0700 $1.9601 $0.0151 $0.0191 $0.0191 $0.0908
100.00% 94.69% 0.92% 4.39%

HPT’s common share CUSIP number is 44106M102. This information represents final income allocations.

               

Series D Preferred Shares

 
Dividend Allocation
Per Share
        Total     Unrecaptured    
Declaration Record Paid/Payable Dividends Ordinary Qualified Capital Section 1250 Return of
Dates Dates Dates Per Share Income Dividend(1) Gain Gain(2) Capital
12/01/16 12/31/16 01/17/17 $0.4453 $0.4412 $0.0032 $0.0041 $0.0041 $0.0000
TOTALS: $0.4453 $0.4412 $0.0032 $0.0041 $0.0041 $0.0000
100.00% 99.08% 0.92% 0.00%

(1) Qualified Dividends are a subset of, and included in, the Ordinary Income Amount.

(2) Unrecaptured Section 1250 Gain is a subset of, and included in, the Total Capital Gain Amount.

HPT’s Series D preferred share CUSIP number is 44106M607. This information represents final income allocations.

Shareholders should look to IRS Form 1099-DIV for their tax reporting. This press release is not intended to replace the Form 1099-DIV.

Hospitality Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns a diverse portfolio of hotels and travel centers located in 45 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. HPT's properties are operated under long term management or lease agreements. HPT is managed by the operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR), an alternative asset management company that is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

A Maryland Real Estate Investment Trust with transferable shares of beneficial interest listed on the Nasdaq.
No shareholder, Trustee or officer is personally liable for any act or obligation of the Trust.

Source: Hospitality Properties Trust

Hospitality Properties Trust

Katherine Strohacker, 617-796-8232

Senior Director, Investor Relations

www.hptreit.com

Cautionary Language

The information appearing on HPT’s website includes statements which constitute forward looking statements. These forward looking statements are based upon HPT’s present intents, beliefs or expectations, but forward looking statements are not guaranteed to occur and may not occur. HPT’s actual results may differ materially from those contained in HPT’s forward looking statements. The information contained in HPT’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including under “Risk Factors" and “Warnings Concerning Forward Looking Statements” in HPT’s periodic reports and other filings, identifies important factors that could cause HPT’s actual results to differ materially from those stated in HPT’s forward looking statements. HPT’s filings with the SEC are available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov and are also accessible on HPT’s website at the following link: SEC Filings. You should not place undue reliance upon forward looking statements.

The documents provided in this archived section are provided for historical purposes only. The information contained in each document is accurate only as of the date each document was originally issued or such earlier date stated in those documents. Except as required by law, Hospitality Properties Trust does not undertake any obligation to update any information contained in these documents. For current information about the company, please refer to our most recent public SEC Filings.

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