Kimco Realty Corp Earnings Cheat Sheet: Double Digit FFO Growth

S&P 500 (NYSE:SPY) component Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM) reported its results for the fourth quarter. Kimco Realty is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns and operates neighborhood and community shopping centers. The company is primarily engaged in acquisitions, development, and management of its properties.

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Kimco Realty Earnings Cheat Sheet for the Fourth Quarter

Results: The company’s funds from operations (FFO) rose 13.8% from the year earlier quarter to 33 cents. FFO, a measure of performance of a real estate investment trust (REIT), removes the profit-reducing effect that depreciation has on earnings. It come in ahead of the consensus estimate of 30 cents per share. FFO, a measure of performance of a real estate investment trust (REIT), removes the profit-reducing effect that depreciation has on earnings.

Looking Forward: The average estimate for the first quarter of the next fiscal year remains unchanged at 30 cents a share. The average estimate for the fiscal year has remained at $1.19 per share.

(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)

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