Pebblebrook Hotel: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) _ Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (PEB) on Thursday reported a loss in funds from operations in its third quarter, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The results did not meet Wall Street expectations.

The real estate investment trust, based in Bethesda, Maryland, said it had a funds from operations loss of $66.6 million, or 51 cents per share, in the period.

The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a funds from operations loss of 45 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 $138.4 million, or $1.06 per share.

The hotel investment company posted revenue of $77 million in the period, surpassing Street forecasts. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $74 million.

The company’s shares have dropped 53% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $12.65, a decrease of 51% in the last 12 months.

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