NEW YORK (AP) _ W.P. Carey Inc. (WPC) on Friday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter.

The real estate investment trust, based in New York, said it had funds from operations of $159.8 million, or $1.48 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 $77.3 million, or 71 cents per share.

The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $179.3 million in the period.

W.P. Carey expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $5.34 to $5.44 per share.

The company's shares have decreased roughly 6 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has dropped nearly 5 percent in the last 12 months.


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