FREEHOLD, N.J., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eugene W. Landy, Chairman of the Board of UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UMH) announced that, on January 18, 2012, the Board of Directors declared its quarterly cash dividend on the Company's Common Stock of $0.18 per share payable March 15, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business February 15, 2012. The Company's annual dividend rate on its Common Stock is $0.72 per share.
Also on January 18, 2012, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.515625 per share for the period from December 1, 2011 through February 29, 2012, on the Company's 8.25% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock payable March 15, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 15, 2012. Series A preferred share dividends are cumulative and payable quarterly at an annual rate of $2.0625 per share.
UMH Properties, Inc., a publicly owned REIT, owns and operates forty-one manufactured home communities located in Indiana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee. In addition, the Company owns a portfolio of REIT securities.
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