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Kilroy Realty: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Kilroy Realty Corp. (KRC) on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The results topped Wall Street expectations.

The real estate investment trust, based in Los Angeles, said it had funds from operations of $99.8 million, or 95 cents per share, in the period.

The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 93 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 $36.9 million, or 36 cents per share.

The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $201.2 million in the period, also exceeding Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $189.1 million.

Kilroy Realty expects full-year funds from operations to be $3.64 to $3.78 per share.

The company's shares have increased 24% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Monday, shares hit $77.86, an increase of slightly more than 6% in the last 12 months.

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