Priority Income Fund Reaches 10 Year Anniversary and Announces 11.3% Annualized Total Cash Distribution Rate (on Class R Offering Price) with New “Bonus” and “Base” Common Shareholder Distributions for March through May 2024

March 4, 2024


NEWYORK,  March 4, 2024 /Business Wire/ --Priority Income Fund, Inc. (“Priority Income Fund” or the “Fund”), which has now reached its 10th year anniversary as an important milestone, announced today that the Fund’s Board of Directors has declared monthly cash “base” and “bonus” common shareholder distributions for March 2024, April 2024 and May2024.

The annualized total cash distribution is $1.34016 per share (11.3% annualized rate for Class R and 12.1% annualized rate for Class I), for distributions with record dates between March 5, 2024 and May 3, 2024 based on the current Class R offering price of $11.91 per common share and the current Class I offering price of $11.11 per common share.

The cash “base” distribution will have monthly record dates and will be payable monthly to common stockholders of record at the close of business each month. These declared distributions equal a weekly cash amount of $0.02014 per share of common stock (or $0.26182on a quarterly basis) as follows:


Monthly  Cash “Base”


     Distribution         Record Date           Payment Date          Total Amount ($ per share)

    March 2024            March 5, 2024            March 25, 2024           $0.10070

    April 2024              April 3, 2024               April 29, 2024              $0.08056

    May 2024               May 3, 2024                May 28, 2024                $0.10070


 These distributions represent the 123rd,124th and 125th consecutive monthly “base” distributions paid by the Fund.

 The Fund's Board of Directors has also declared new monthly cash “bonus” distributions, as follows:

 Quarterly Cash “Bonus”

Shareholder Distribution         Record Date           Payment Date           Amount ($ per share)

March 2024                                    March 5, 2024           March 25, 2024            $0.016666

April 2024                                      April 3, 2024               April 29, 2024               $0.024167

May 2024                                       May 3, 2024                May 28, 2024                 $0.024167



The March, April, and May cash “bonus” distributions represents the 42nd, 43rd, and 44th“bonus” distributions that the Fund has declared, which are now paid monthly starting January 2024.

The Fund has paid or declared cumulative cash distributions totaling $14.72 per common share since inception in January 2014 through May 2024.


The Fund is also pleased to announce the declaration of distributions on shares of the Fund’s7.00% Series D Term Preferred Stock due 2029 (“Series D”), 6.625% Series F Term Preferred Stock due 2027 (“Series F”), 6.250% Series G Term Preferred Stock due2026 (“Series G”), 6.000% Series H Term Preferred Stock due 2026 (“Series H”),6.125% Series I Term Preferred Stock due 2028 (“Series I”), 6.000% Series J Term Preferred Stock due 2028 (“Series J”), 7.000% Series K Cumulative Preferred Stock (“Series K”), and 6.375% Series L Term Preferred Stock due 2029(“Series L”).


                       Ex-Dividend Date                 Record Date                  Payable Date                Distribution per Share


Series D       March 15, 2024                   March 18, 2024          March 28, 2024         $0.43750

Series F       March 15, 2024                   March 18, 2024           March 28, 2024         $0.41406

Series G      March 15, 2024                   March 18, 2024           March 28, 2024         $0.39063

Series H      March 15, 2024                   March 18, 2024           March 28, 2024         $0.37500

Series I        March 15, 2024                   March 18, 2024           March 28, 2024         $0.38281

Series J       March 15, 2024                   March 18, 2024           March 28, 2024         $0.37500

Series K      March 15, 2024                    March 18, 2024          March 28, 2024          $0.43750

Series L      March 15, 2024                    March 18, 2024           March 28, 2024         $0.39844


 Distributions shall first be treated as a distribution of taxable investment company income undistributed from the prior year, and then treated as a distribution of taxable investment company income for the current year. This treatment will not affect tax reporting to shareholders.


About Priority Income Fund
Priority Income Fund, Inc. is a registered closed-end fund that was created to acquire and grow an investment portfolio primarily consisting of senior secured loans or pools of senior secured loans known as collateralized loan obligations("CLOs"). Such loans will generally have a floating interest rate and include a first lien on the assets of the respective borrowers, which typically are private and public companies based in the United States. The Fund is managed by Priority Senior Secured Income Management, LLC, which is led by a team of investment professionals from the investment and operations team of Prospect Capital Management L.P.  For more information, visit

About Prospect Capital Management L.P.
Prospect Capital Management L.P.(“Prospect”), headquartered in New York City, is an SEC-registered investment adviser that, along with its predecessors and affiliates, has more than 30-years of investing in and managing high-yielding debt and equity investments using both private partnerships and publicly traded closed-end structures. Prospect and its affiliates employ a team of over 100 professionals who focus on credit-oriented investments yielding attractive current income. Prospect, together with its affiliates, has $8.8 billion of assets under management as of December 31, 2023. For more information, call (212) 448-0702 or visit

About Preferred Capital Securities, LLC
Preferred Capital Securities, LLC(“PCS”) serves as the dealer-manager for Priority Income Fund, Inc. and has been a member of FINRA/SIPC since 2015. Formed in 2013, PCS is a boutique investment banking firm that distributes real estate and credit investment products in private and public structures through broker dealers and registered investment advisors. PCS has raised over $4.2 billion of capital as a wholesale distributor for various alternative investment strategies. For more information, visit


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Past performance is not indicative of future performance. Our distributions may exceed our earnings, and therefore, portions of the distributions that we make may be are turn of the money that you originally invested and represent a return of capital to you for tax purposes. Such a return of capital is not immediately taxable, but reduces your tax basis in our shares, which may result in higher taxes for you even if your shares are sold at a price below your original investment.

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