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Columbia: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

NEW YORK (AP) _ Columbia Property Trust Inc. (CXP) on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter.

The New York-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $39.9 million, or 34 cents per share, in the period.

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 a loss of $21.8 million, or 19 cents per share.

The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $68.7 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported funds from operations of $174.3 million, or $1.50 per share. Revenue was reported as $288.8 million.

Columbia expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $1.46 to $1.51 per share.

The company's shares have increased 7.5% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $22.47, a fall of slightly more than 1% in the last 12 months.


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