Washington Prime Group: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter.

The Columbus, Ohio-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $82.1 million, or 37 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 $463,000, or less than 1 cent on a per-share basis.

The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $179.9 million in the period.

Washington Prime Group expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $1.48 to $1.56 per share.

The company's shares have declined 14 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $6.14, a decrease of 27 percent in the last 12 months.

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