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Washington Prime Group: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter.

The Columbus, Ohio-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $62 million, or 28 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 a loss of $4.4 million, or 2 cents per share.

The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $161.2 million in the period.

Washington Prime Group expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $1.16 to $1.24 per share.

In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, the company's shares hit $4.45. A year ago, they were trading at $6.30.

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