|6 Months Ended|
Jun. 30, 2022
Dividends and Distributions
Our board of directors declared the following dividends in 2021 and 2022:
(1) This dividend was treated as a distribution in 2022 for tax purposes.
We have an effective universal shelf registration statement registering the potential offer and sale, from time to time and in one or more offerings, of any combination of our common stock, preferred stock, depositary shares, debt securities, warrants and rights (collectively referred to as the “securities”). We may offer the securities directly, through agents, or to or through underwriters by means of ordinary brokers’ transactions on the NYSE or otherwise at market prices prevailing at the time of sale or at negotiated prices and may include “at the market” (“ATM”) offerings to or through a market maker or into an existing trading market on an exchange or otherwise. We completed the following public offerings (including ATM issuances) of our common stock during 2022 and 2021:
(1)Net proceeds from the offerings are shown after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions.
(2)Represents the average price per share at which investors in our ATM offerings purchased our shares.
Equity-based Compensation Awards
We have issued equity awards that vest from 2023 to 2026 subject to service, performance and market conditions. During the six months ended June 30, 2022, our board of directors awarded employees and directors 332,322 shares of restricted stock, restricted stock units and LTIP Units that vest from 2023 to 2026. As of June 30, 2022, we have concluded that it is probable that the performance conditions will be met for previously issued restricted stock awards with performance conditions. Refer to Note 4 to our financial statements in this Form 10-Q for background on the LTIP Units.
For the three and six months ended June 30, 2022 we recorded $12 million and $16 million of stock based compensation, respectively, compared to $4 million and $10 million during the three and six months ended June 30, 2021. $9 million of the current period expense is due to the acceleration of expense upon adoption of a retirement policy. The retirement policy provides for full vesting at retirement of any time-based awards that were granted prior to the date of retirement and permits the vesting of performance-based awards that were granted prior to the date of retirement according to the original vesting schedule of the award, subject to the achievement of the applicable performance measures. Employees are eligible for the retirement policy upon meeting age and years of service criteria. Upon adoption of the policy, we recognized any remaining unrecognized share based compensation expense for awards to employees who met the retirement criteria at the time of adoption and accelerated the recognition of expense for employees who will meet the criteria prior to the vesting of their existing awards. Of the prior-year six-month period expense, $2 million is related to the acceleration of compensation expense related to an employee with a change in employment status that occurred in the first quarter of 2021. The total unrecognized compensation expense related to awards of shares of restricted stock and restricted stock units was approximately $16 million as of June 30, 2022. We expect to recognize compensation expense related to our equity awards over a weighted-average term of approximately 2 years. A summary of the unvested shares of restricted common stock that have been issued is as follows:
A summary of the unvested shares of restricted stock units that have market-based vesting conditions that have been issued is as follows:
(1) As discussed in Note 2 to our financial statements in this Form 10-Q, restricted stock units with market-based vesting conditions can vest between 0% and 200% subject to both the absolute performance of the Company's common stock as well as relative performance compared to a group of peers. The incremental performance shares granted relate to the vesting of an award at the 200% level.
A summary of the unvested LTIP Units that have time-based vesting conditions that have been issued is as follows:
(1) See Note 4 to our financial statements in this Form 10-Q for information on the vesting of LTIP Units.
A summary of the unvested LTIP Units that have market-based vesting conditions that have been issued is as follows:
(1) See Note 4 to our financial statements in this Form 10-Q for information on the vesting of LTIP Units. LTIP Units with market-based vesting conditions can vest between 0% and 200% subject to both the absolute performance of the Company's common stock as well as relative performance compared to a group of peers. The incremental performance shares granted relate to the vesting of an award at the 200% level.
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The entire disclosure for shareholders' equity comprised of portions attributable to the parent entity and noncontrolling interest, including other comprehensive income. Includes, but is not limited to, balances of common stock, preferred stock, additional paid-in capital, other capital and retained earnings, accumulated balance for each classification of other comprehensive income and amount of comprehensive income.
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