NEW YORK (AP) — Lexington Realty Trust (LXP) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The results matched Wall Street expectations.
The New York-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $48.7 million, or 20 cents per share, in the period.
The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 20 cents per share.
Funds from operations is a closely watched measure in the REIT industry. It takes net income and adds back items such as depreciation and amortization.
The company said it had net income of $141.6 million, or 59 cents per share.
The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $81.6 million in the period, which beat Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $79.7 million.
Lexington Realty expects full-year funds from operations in the range of 77 cents to 80 cents per share.
The company's shares have climbed 27% since the beginning of the year. The stock has risen 32% in the last 12 months.