Stockholders' Equity and Distributions
|6 Months Ended|
Jun. 30, 2023
|Stockholders' Equity and Distributions||
7. Stockholders’ Equity and Distributions
The Company has issued and outstanding 144,641,540 and 133,044,602 shares of common stock as of June 30, 2023 and December 31, 2022, respectively. We currently sell shares through our equity distribution agreement with JMP Securities LLC (“JMP”) and Jefferies LLC (“Jefferies”) (the “2023 Equity Distribution Agreement”) entered into on May 5, 2023. The 2023 Equity Distribution Agreement provides that we may offer and sell up to 25.0 million shares of our common stock from time to time through JMP or Jefferies, as our sales agents. Sales of our common stock, if any, may be made in negotiated transactions or transactions that are deemed to be “at the market,” as defined in Rule 415 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), including sales made directly on the NYSE or similar securities exchange or sales made to or through a market maker other than on an exchange, at prices related to the prevailing market prices or at negotiated prices. The 2023 Equity Distribution Agreement replaced the ATM equity distribution agreement between us, JMP and Jefferies executed on May 9, 2022.
The Company issued and sold the following shares of common stock during the six months ended June 30, 2023 and 2022:
The Company generally uses net proceeds from these offerings to make investments, to repurchase or pay down liabilities and for general corporate purposes. As of June 30, 2023, approximately 23.8 million shares remain available for issuance and sale under the current equity distribution agreement.
The Company currently pays quarterly distributions to its stockholders. The following table summarizes the Company’s distributions declared during the six months ended June 30, 2023 and year ended December 31, 2022:
During the six months ended June 30, 2023, for income tax purposes, the distributions paid of $0.94 per share were comprised of ordinary income. As of June 30, 2023, the Company estimates that it has generated undistributed taxable earnings “spillover” of $1.02 per share. The undistributed taxable earnings spillover will be carried forward toward distributions to be paid in accordance with RIC requirements.
The Company has a distribution reinvestment plan, whereby the Company may buy shares of its common stock in the open
market or issue new shares in order to satisfy dividend reinvestment requests. When the Company issues new shares in connection
with the dividend reinvestment plan, the issue price is equal to the closing price of its common stock on the dividend record date.
During the six months ended June 30, 2023 and 2022, the Company issued 133,142 and 121,471 shares, respectively, of common stock to stockholders in connection with the dividend reinvestment plan.
The entire disclosure for equity.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/disclosureRef