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Strawberry Fields REIT Inc. Q4 2023 Cash Dividend of $0.12 per Common Share

Tuesday, 14 November 2023 09:00 AM

Strawberry Fields REIT

SOUTH BEND, IN / ACCESSWIRE / November 14, 2023 / Strawberry Fields REIT, Inc. (NYSE AMERICAN:STRW) ("Strawberry Fields" or the "Company") today announced that on November 9, 2023 its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend on its common stock in the amount of $0.12 per share (the "Dividend"). The Dividend will be payable in cash on December 29, 2023, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on December 15, 2023.

For 2024, the Company currently expects that it will continue to be able to make quarterly cash dividends in the range of $0.12 to $0.16 per share. This guidance is based on the Company's current plans and assumptions and subject to risks and uncertainties more fully described in this press release and the Company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Moishe Gubin, the Company's Chairman & CEO, said: "The Company has maintained its steady growth through 2023, which allowed us to complete the acquisition of 24 healthcare facilities in Indiana. I am very pleased that in addition to this growth we have been able to increase the quarterly dividend; we look forward to continuing this momentum into 2024."

About Strawberry Fields REIT Inc.

Strawberry Fields REIT, Inc., is a self-administered real estate investment trust engaged in the ownership, acquisition, development and leasing of skilled nursing and certain other healthcare-related properties. The Company's portfolio includes 107 healthcare facilities with an aggregate of 12,203 beds, located throughout the states of Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas. The 107 healthcare facilities comprise 97 skilled nursing facilities, eight assisted living facilities, and two long-term acute care hospitals.

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Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release. Except in the normal course of our public disclosure obligations, we expressly disclaim any obligation to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect any change in our expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based.


Investor Relations:
Strawberry Fields REIT, Inc.
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+1 (773) 747-4100 x422

SOURCE: Strawberry Fields REIT

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