PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The results topped Wall Street expectations.
The real estate investment trust, based in Philadelphia, said it had funds from operations of $64.4 million, or 36 cents per share, in the period.
The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 35 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 $121.9 million, or 68 cents per share.
The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $139.2 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $132.6 million, also exceeding Street forecasts. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $128.9 million.
For the year, the company reported funds from operations of $248.4 million, or $1.37 per share. Revenue was reported as $513.3 million.
Brandywine Realty Trust expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $1.37 to $1.47 per share.
The company's shares have risen 18 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $15.21, a drop of 13 percent in the last 12 months.
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