Franklin Street: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

WAKEFIELD, Mass. (AP) _ Franklin Street Properties Corp. (FSP) on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The results missed Wall Street expectations.

The Wakefield, Massachusetts-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $18 million, or 17 cents per share, in the period.

The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 18 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 a loss of $6.5 million, or 6 cents per share.

The hybrid real estate investment trust posted revenue of $59 million in the period.

The company's shares have increased 20% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $5.25, a climb of 4% in the last 12 months.


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