Brixmor: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

NEW YORK (AP) _ Brixmor Property Group Inc. (BRX) on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The results matched Wall Street expectations.

The real estate investment trust, based in New York, said it had funds from operations of $154.8 million, or 51 cents per share, in the period.

The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 51 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 $61 million, or 20 cents per share.

The owner and operator of shopping centers posted revenue of $317.2 million in the period, falling short of Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $318.7 million.

The company's shares have decreased 20 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Monday, shares hit $14.88, a decline of 25 percent in the last 12 months.

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