JERSEY CITY, N.J. – JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) _ Mack-Cali Realty Corp. (CLI) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations.
The real estate investment trust, based in Jersey City, New Jersey, said it had funds from operations of $50.7 million, or 50 cents per share, in the period.
The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 48 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 $43 million, or 45 cents per share.
The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $139 million in the period.
Mack-Cali expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $1.80 to $1.90 per share.
The company's shares have fallen 20 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $17.34, a fall of 37 percent in the last 12 months.
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