EPR Properties Announces Tax Status of 2012 Distributions

  EPR Properties Announces Tax Status of 2012 Distributions

Business Wire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- January 11, 2013

EPR Properties (NYSE: EPR) today announced the 2012 year-end tax reporting
information for 2012 distributions made to shareholders. Shareholders are
encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisors as to their specific
tax treatment of EPR Properties distributions.

The 2012 distributions paid of $2.950000 per Common Share (CUSIP #26884U109,
previously #29380T105) are as follows:

                      Cash           Taxable     Non-Taxable   Total          Unrecaptured
Record    Payment   Distribution  Ordinary   Return of    Capital       Sec. 1250
Date       Date       per share      Dividend    Capital       Gain           Gain
                                                               Distribution
12-30-11   01-16-12   $0.700000      $0.433687   $0.266313     $0.000000      $0.000000
03-30-12   04-16-12   $0.750000      $0.464665   $0.285335     $0.000000      $0.000000
06-29-12   07-16-12   $0.750000      $0.464665   $0.285335     $0.000000      $0.000000
09-28-12   10-15-12   $0.750000      $0.464665   $0.285335     $0.000000      $0.000000
Total for 2012        $2.950000      $1.827682   $1.122318     $0.000000      $0.000000
                      100.000%       61.955%     38.045%       0.000%

The 2012 distributions paid of $1.437500 per share for the Series C 5.75%
Cumulative Convertible Preferred Shares (CUSIP #26884U208, previously
#29380T402) are as follows:

                      Cash           Taxable     Non-Taxable   Total          Unrecaptured
Record    Payment   Distribution  Ordinary   Return of    Capital       Sec. 1250
Date       Date       per share      Dividend    Capital       Gain           Gain
                                                               Distribution
12-30-11   01-16-12   $0.359375      $0.359375   $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
03-30-12   04-16-12   $0.359375      $0.359375   $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
06-29-12   07-16-12   $0.359375      $0.359375   $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
09-28-12   10-15-12   $0.359375      $0.359375   $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
Total for 2012        $1.437500      $1.437500   $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
                      100.000%       100.000%    0.000%        0.000%

The 2012 distributions paid of $2.023750 per share for the Series D 7.375%
Cumulative Preferred Shares (CUSIP #29380T501) are as follows:

                      Cash           Taxable     Non-Taxable   Total          Unrecaptured
Record    Payment   Distribution  Ordinary   Return of    Capital       Sec. 1250
Date       Date       per share      Dividend    Capital       Gain           Gain
                                                               Distribution
12-30-11   01-16-12   $0.460938      $0.460938   $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
03-30-12   04-16-12   $0.460938      $0.460938   $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
06-29-12   07-16-12   $0.460938      $0.460938   $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
09-28-12   10-15-12   $0.460938      $0.460938   $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
11-05-12   11-05-12   $0.180000      $0.180000   $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
Total for 2012 ^(1)   $2.023750      $2.023750   $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
                      100.000%       100.000%    0.000%        0.000%
^(1) Differences between totals and details relate to rounding.

The 2012 distributions paid of $2.250000 per share for the Series E 9.00%
Cumulative Convertible Preferred Shares (CUSIP #26884U307, previously
#29380T600) are as follows:

                      Cash           Taxable     Non-Taxable   Total          Unrecaptured
Record    Payment   Distribution  Ordinary   Return of    Capital       Sec. 1250
Date       Date       per share      Dividend    Capital       Gain           Gain
                                                               Distribution
12-30-11   01-16-12   $0.562500      $0.562500   $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
03-30-12   04-16-12   $0.562500      $0.562500   $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
06-29-12   07-16-12   $0.562500      $0.562500   $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
09-28-12   10-15-12   $0.562500      $0.562500   $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
Total for 2012        $2.250000      $2.250000   $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
                      100.000%       100.000%    0.000%        0.000%

About EPR Properties

EPR Properties is a specialty real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests
in properties in select market segments which require unique industry
knowledge, while offering the potential for stable and attractive returns. Our
total investments exceed $3.1 billion and our primary investment segments are
Entertainment, Recreation and Education. We adhere to rigorous underwriting
and investing criteria centered on key industry and property level cash flow
standards. We believe our focused niche approach provides a competitive
advantage, and the potential for higher growth and better yields. Further
information is available at www.eprkc.com.

Contact:

EPR Properties
Brian Moriarty, 1-888-EPR-REIT
Vice President-Corporate Communications
brianm@eprkc.com
 
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