COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Corporate Office Properties Trust on Tuesday boosted its fourth-quarter outlook to a level above current Wall Street predictions.

The Columbia, Md.-based real estate investment trust said that for the quarter ended Dec. 31, it now expects to post funds from operations of between 49 cents and 51 cents per share, up from its previous range of 45 cents to 48 cents per share.

Analysts, on average, had expected 47 cents per share, according to FactSet.

FFO, which adds items such as amortization and depreciation back to net income, is considered a key measure of strength for a real estate investment trust.

For the current quarter, which ends March 31, the company said it expects to post funds from operations of 44 cents to 46 cents per share. Analysts had expected 47 cents per share.

For the full current fiscal year, the company projected funds from operations in the range of $1.83 to $1.93 per share, while analysts expected $1.91 per share.

Shares of Corporate Office Properties rose 34 cents to $25.64 in morning trading.


Publishing Services International Limited (PSIL) is the publisher and operator of a worldwide network of online news sites dedicated to delivering fair, accurate and relevant reporting from a variety of the world’s most trusted sources – from the biggest cities to the smallest towns.

We deliver positive and powerful messages to our readers, providing up‑to‑the‑second news that matters to the individual.

Our promise is to serve communities and individuals worldwide, delivering information that hasn’t always been available to them. We will give them back a voice – a voice that’s empowering because it is theirs – and provide a platform to communicate between themselves and the world.

We believe people are not just generic demographics; they are individuals with their own preferences and curiosities. We are about understanding these individuals, listening to them, and serving them.

We are the new pioneering spirit of news – we’re not talking to everyone, we’re talking with every one.

If you want your news, your voice, your way, on your time – we’ve got news for you.




If you have any questions or concerns please email us on


  • Australia, Toll Free 1-800-983-421
  • Hong Kong, Toll Free 800-906-187
  • Singapore, Toll Free 800-852-3871
  • USA/Canada, Toll Free 1-800-830-4132

Advertise With Us

Interested in being awesome?
Contact us by email or phone.