Agree Realty reports 3Q results

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) _ Agree Realty Corp. (ADC) on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The results met Wall Street expectations.

The Bloomfield Hills, Michigan-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $19.9 million, or 69 cents per share, in the period.

The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 69 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 $12.2 million, or 42 cents per share.

The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $30.4 million in the period, exceeding Street forecasts. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $29.1 million.

The company's shares have increased 6 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Monday, shares hit $48.84, a climb of nearly 2 percent in the last 12 months.

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