American Homes 4 Rent 5.5% Participating Preferred – Series C

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Issue Date  4/29/2014

Shares Offered  7,400,000    Over-allotment shares 1,100,000

S&P Rating  NR   Moodys Rating  NR


Security Ticker Symbol   AMH-C   OTC Temp Ticker  AMHER (Starting 5/1/2014)

Market Traded ON   NYSE

Dividend Payment Paid on the last day of March, June, September and December beginning on 6/30/2014

Quarterly Dividend   .344  Annual Dividend   1.375

Securities may be redeemed, at the issuers option, as early as 3/31/2018 for a redemption price of $25/share plus accrued dividends, PLUS accrued appreciations rights (see prospectus).  The Home Price Appreciation rights cease to accrue on 3/31/2021.


After 9/30/2017 American Homes 4 Rent can convert shares to common shares with a formula outlined in the propectus.  The conversion would be made at par, plus the Home Price Appreciation rights that accrue, plus accrued dividends.

After 3/31/2021 the dividend rate will move to 10% which will be calculated on the $25 share plus accrued Home Price Appreciation amounts.

Until 3/31/2021 dividends (which includes Home Price Appreciation rights) are capped at an maximum of 9% annually (this effectively caps the HPA rights as a dividend is paid each year, but the HPA is paid later).

Dividend Payment Will Not Be Qualified Distributions.  Dividends of preferred stocks of REITs are not eligible for the qualified tax rate.

Maturity Date   None
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Below you can find the offering Prospectus and Final Pricing Document

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Tim McPartland is a private investor with over 45 years of investing experience. His analysis, research and writing is devoted to the hunt for income producing securities of all types, but in particular specializing in preferred stocks, exchange traded debt and Master Limited Partnerships.
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