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Vornado: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

NEW YORK (AP) _ Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations.

The real estate investment trust, based in New York, said it had funds from operations of $209.7 million, or $1.10 per share, in the period.

The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 97 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 $111.5 million, or 58 cents per share.

The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $541.8 million in the period, also exceeding Street forecasts. Eleven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $536.3 million.

The company's shares have dropped 10 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has climbed roughly 5 percent. In the final minutes of trading on Monday, shares hit $70.05, a decrease of 11 percent in the last 12 months.

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