SAN DIEGO (AP) _ Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (ROIC) announced a key measure of its third-quarter profitability on Tuesday. The results missed Wall Street expectations.

The San Diego-based real estate investment trust said it had operating funds of $36.5 million, or 27 cents per share, during the period.

The average estimate of six analysts polled by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations 28 cents per share.

Funds from operations is a closely watched metric in the REIT industry. It takes net income and adds items such as depreciation and amortization.

The company said it had net income of $18.5 million, or 15 cents per share.

The San Diego-based real estate investment trust posted revenue of $78 million during the period, beating Street’s forecast. Three analysts polled by Zacks expected $77.7 million.

Retail Opportunity Investments expects funds from operations for the full year to be $1.09 to $1.11 per share.


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