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Vornado: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

NEW YORK (AP) _ Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The results missed Wall Street expectations.

The real estate investment trust, based in New York, said it had funds from operations of $171.4 million, or 90 cents per share, in the period.

The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 97 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 $100.5 million, or 53 cents per share.

The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $543.4 million in the period, also falling short of Street forecasts. Ten analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $544.8 million.

For the year, the company reported funds from operations of $718.8 million, or $3.76 per share. Revenue was reported as $2.16 billion.

The company's shares have risen 13 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has risen 8 percent. In the final minutes of trading on Monday, shares hit $70.04, an increase of 3.5 percent in the last 12 months.


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