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CoreSite: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

DENVER (AP) _ CoreSite Realty Corp. (COR) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The results did not meet Wall Street expectations.

The real estate investment trust, based in Denver, said it had funds from operations of $60.1 million, or $1.25 per share, in the period.

The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of $1.29 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 $19.7 million, or 54 cents per share.

The operator of large computing warehouses posted revenue of $138.9 million in the period, which also fell short of Street forecasts. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $140.3 million.

CoreSite expects full-year funds from operations to be $5.21 to $5.31 per share.

The company's shares have increased 25 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $109.24, an increase of roughly 5 percent in the last 12 months.


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