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Tanger Properties Limited Partnership -- Moody's revises Tanger's outlook to negative

Despite the REIT's sufficient liquidity position and coverage ratios, the company's operating results over the last 12 months are not commensurate with a Baa1 stable rated issuer. Management's 2019 guidance for lower occupancy levels and negative same store growth are also important drivers for the negative outlook. While the REIT's portfolio was 97% occupied at year-end, same-center NOI for Tanger's consolidated portfolio was down 1.3% compared to the same period a year ago.