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QTS Announces Tax Allocations of Dividend Distributions

Companies mentioned in this article: QTS Realty Trust, Inc.

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and managed services, today announced tax allocations of 2013 dividend distributions on its common shares.

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For shareholders of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. common shares, the Form 1099-DIV summarizes the allocation of 2013 dividends. The amounts indicated on Form 1099-DIV should be reported on shareholders' 2013 federal income tax returns. The schedule below, presented on a per share basis, is provided for informational purposes only and should only be used to clarify the Form 1099-DIV.

Please note that a portion of the total January 7, 2014 common share distribution is included in the tax allocations for 2013, and a portion will be included in the tax allocation for 2014.

    Common Shares (NYSE:  QTS)                                                                      Year Included in Shareholders'
                                                                                                              Income
                                                                                                   ------------------------------

       Period              CUSIP         Record Date       Payable Date     Total Distribution Per      2014 (Next Year)           2013 (Current Year)           2013 Ordinary Dividends     Total Capital  Return of Capital
                                                                                    Share                                                                                                        Gain                (1)       Total 2013 Dividends  Unrecaptured Sec. 1250 Gain
       ------                      -----       -----------    ------------ ----------------------                 ---------------            -------------------    ----------------------- -------------  ------------------  --------------------  ---------------------------

        4Q13             74736A103              12/20/2013        1/7/2014               $0.240000                      $0.118955                      $0.121045                  $0.121045       $      -           $       -             $0.121045         $                 -
        ----             ---------              ----------        --------               ---------                      ---------                      ---------                  ---------       --------           ---------             ---------         -------------------

        Total                                                                            $0.240000                      $0.118955                      $0.121045                  $0.121045       $      -           $       -             $0.121045
        -----                                                                            ---------                      ---------                      ---------                  ---------       --------           ---------             ---------

(1) Represents a return on stockholders' original investment.

About QTS
QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) is a leading national provider of data center solutions and fully managed services. The company offers a complete, unique portfolio of core data center products, including custom data center (C1), colocation (C2) and cloud and managed services (C3), providing the flexibility, scale and security needed to support the rapidly evolving infrastructure demands of web and IT applications. With 10 data centers in seven states, QTS owns, operates and manages approximately 3.8 million square feet of secure, state-of-the-art data center infrastructure and supports more than 875 customers. For more information about QTS, please visit www.qtsdatacenters.com or call toll-free 877.QTS.DATA or follow us on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS.

Investor Relations Contact:
Jeff Berson, Chief Investment Officer
QTS
ir@qualitytech.com

Media Contact:
Marlena Reed
communications 21 for QTS
404.814.1330
mreed@c21pr.com

SOURCE QTS Realty Trust, Inc.