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Urban Edge Properties reports 1Q results

NEW YORK (AP) _ Urban Edge Properties (UE) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter.

The real estate investment trust, based in New York, said it had funds from operations of $35.6 million, or 33 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 $50.6 million, or 50 cents per share.

The real estate investment trust that owns and manages shopping centers posted revenue of $126.1 million in the period.

The company's shares have fallen almost 5 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $26.18, a drop of almost 1 percent in the last 12 months.

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