HOUSTON (AP) _ Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The results did not meet Wall Street expectations.
The Houston-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $43.9 million, or 34 cents per share, in the period.
The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 40 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 $11.4 million, or 9 cents per share.
The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $98.1 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $95.8 million, which also missed Street forecasts. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $102.1 million.
The company's shares have fallen 44% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $17.62, a fall of 36% in the last 12 months.