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Empire State Realty Trust: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

NEW YORK (AP) _ Empire State Realty Trust Inc. (ESRT) on Wednesday 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 $87.3 million, or 29 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 net income of $22.8 million, or 13 cents per share.

The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $199.3 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $123.3 million.

For the year, the company reported funds from operations of $290 million. Revenue was reported as $493.2 million.

The company's shares have climbed 9 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $15.53, a decrease of 14 percent in the last 12 months.

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