Gaming and Leisure Properties: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

WYOMISSING, Pa. (AP) _ Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. (GLPI) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter.

The Wyomissing, Pennsylvania-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $169.7 million, or 79 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 $96.8 million, or 45 cents per share.

The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $244.1 million in the period, missing Street forecasts. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $251.3 million.

The company's shares have decreased slightly more than 7 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased slightly in the last 12 months.

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