LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Rexford Industrial Realty Inc. (REXR) on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The results beat Wall Street expectations.
The real estate investment trust, based in Los Angeles, said it had funds from operations of $35.8 million, or 32 cents per share, in the period.
The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 31 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 $19.9 million, or 18 cents per share.
The industrial real estate investment trust posted revenue of $74.4 million in the period, also beating Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $71.3 million.
For the year, the company reported funds from operations of $131.1 million, or $1.23 per share. Revenue was reported as $267.2 million.
Rexford Industrial expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $1.30 to $1.32 per share.
The company's shares have risen 11% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $50.50, a climb of 45% in the last 12 months.