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|Registrant||Trading Symbol||Title of Each Class||Name of Each Exchange on Which|
|SL Green Realty Corp.|
|SL Green Realty Corp.|
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|Item 7.01.||Regulation FD Disclosure|
Members of senior management of SL Green Realty Corp. (the “Company”) will make a presentation during the Company’s 2020 Annual Investor Conference on Monday, December 7, 2020 (the “Investor Conference”). At the Investor Conference, the Company will provide its earnings guidance for the year ending December 31, 2021 of net income per share of $0.20 to $0.60, and Funds From Operations (“FFO”) per share of $6.30 to $6.70. In addition, the Company will affirm its previously announced earnings guidance for the year ending December 31, 2020 of FFO per share of $6.60 to $7.10.
The presentation will be available online via webcast on our corporate website at www.slgreen.com under the “Investors - Presentations & Webcasts” section. An audio replay and a copy of the presentation will be available on our corporate website following the Investor Conference.
The following table reconciles estimated net income per share (diluted) to FFO per share (diluted) for the years ending December 31, 2020 and 2021.
|Year Ending||Year Ending|
|December 31,||December 31,|
|2020 (1)||2020 (1)||2021 (1)||2021 (1)|
|Net income per share attributable to SL Green stockholders (diluted)||$||3.10||$||3.60||$||0.20||$||0.60|
|Depreciation and amortization||4.42||4.42||2.93||2.93|
|Joint ventures depreciation and noncontrolling interests adjustments||2.33||2.33||3.18||3.18|
|Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests||0.02||0.02||0.02||0.02|
|Depreciable real estate reserve||0.22||0.22||—||—|
|Gain on sale of real estate and discontinued operations, net||3.46||3.46||—||—|
|Equity in net gain on sale of interest in unconsolidated joint venture / real estate||—||—||—||—|
|Purchase price and other fair value adjustments||—||—||—||—|
|Depreciation on non-real estate assets||0.03||0.03||0.03||0.03|
|Funds From Operations per share attributable to SL Green common stockholders and noncontrolling interests (diluted)||$||6.60||$||7.10||$||6.30||$||6.70|
|(1) The weighted-average share counts used herein do not reflect the impact on share counts of the Company's stock dividend and reverse stock split announced on December 4, 2020 as the number of shares to be issued in connection with the dividend and the split ratio for the reverse stock split will be determined in January of 2021.|
The information being furnished pursuant to this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing. This information will not be deemed an admission as to the materiality of such information that is required to be disclosed solely by Regulation FD.
|Item 8.01.||Other Events|
On December 7, 2020, the Company issued a press release announcing that the Company’s Board of Directors authorized an increase to the size of its share repurchase program by an additional $500 million. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|99.1||Press release, dated December 7, 2020, announcing that the Company’s Board of Directors authorized an increase to the size of its share repurchase program.|
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
|SL GREEN REALTY CORP.|
|/s/ Matthew J. DiLiberto|
|Matthew J. DiLiberto|
|Chief Financial Officer|
|Date: December 7, 2020|
SL GREEN REALTY CORP. ANNOUNCES $500 MILLION INCREASE
TO SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM
Total Authorization Now At $3.5 billion
NEW YORK--December 7, 2020--SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG), Manhattan’s largest office landlord, today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has authorized an increase to the size of its share repurchase program by an additional $500 million of the Company’s common stock, bringing the program to a total of $3.5 billion.
“We believe the stock price continues to significantly lag behind the real financial value of the platform. So we intend to continue to invest in a strategic share repurchase program with the proceeds from asset sales as we believe strongly that using incremental capital to buy our stock provides our shareholders the highest return on investment,” said Marc Holliday, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SL Green.
About SL Green
SL Green Realty Corp., an S&P 500 company and Manhattan's largest office landlord, is a fully integrated real estate investment trust, or REIT, that is focused primarily on acquiring, managing and maximizing value of Manhattan commercial properties. As of September 30, 2020, SL Green held interests in 93 buildings totaling 40.6 million square feet. This included ownership interests in 29.2 million square feet of Manhattan buildings and 10.3 million square feet securing debt and preferred equity investments.
Forward Looking Statement
This press release includes certain statements that may be deemed to be “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are intended to be covered by the safe harbor provisions thereof. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this press release that address activities, events or developments that we expect, believe or anticipate will or may occur in the future, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and we caution you not to place undue reliance on such statements. Forward-looking statements are generally identifiable by the use of the words “may,” “will,” “should,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “believe,” “intend,” “project,” “continue,” or the negative of these words, or other similar words or terms.
Forward-looking statements contained in this press release are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control, that may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by forward-looking statements made by us. Factors and risks to our business that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements are described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, potential risks and uncertainties relating to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).