BOSTON (AP) _ Boston Properties Inc. (BXP) on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The results missed Wall Street expectations.
The real estate investment trust, based in Boston, said it had funds from operations of $244 million, or $1.57 per share, in the period.
The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of $1.64 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 $89.9 million, or 58 cents per share.
The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $693.3 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $666.7 million, topping Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $661.5 million.
The company's shares have fallen 47% since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has increased roughly 5%. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $73.74, a drop of 44% in the last 12 months.
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