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  • The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 39 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.32 billion. Host Hotels expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $1.60 to $1.68 per share.

  • BETHESDA, Md. _ First Potomac Realty Trust on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 22 cents per share. First Potomac Realty Trust expects full-year funds from operations in the range of 80 cents to 85 cents per share.

  • COLUMBIA, Md. _ Corporate Office Properties Trust on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 46 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in July, Corporate Office Properties expects its per-share funds from...

  • BETHESDA, Md. _ Pebblebrook Hotel Trust on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 49 cents per share. Pebblebrook Hotel expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $2.37 to $2.50 per share.

  • More states are mulling whether to prohibit salary history questions from job interviews

    According to USA Today, several states and cities are banning the question as part of efforts to ensure equal pay for women.

  • BALTIMORE— Under Armour slipped to a loss in its first quarter as costs rose, but it still beat Wall Street expectations and shares surged more than 11 percent before the market opened Thursday. International revenue, from Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific and Latin America regions, made up 20 percent of total revenue in the quarter.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump "has no intention" of releasing his tax returns to the public, says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, asserting Americans have "plenty of information" about the president's financial matters. For decades, presidents have released their tax returns. But Trump has so far refused, saying that he would share the tax documents only...

  • NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 26- Even if President Donald Trump wins an appeal of a court ruling blocking his executive order on sanctuary cities, arguments made by the government in the case could permanently harm its efforts to cut off wide swaths of federal funding to targeted cities, some legal experts say. U.S. Justice Department attorneys defending the...

  • NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 26- Even if President Donald Trump wins an appeal of a court ruling blocking his executive order on sanctuary cities, arguments made by the government in the case could permanently harm its efforts to cut off federal funding to targeted cities, some legal experts say. "Disavowing the plain language of the executive order itself" was a...

  • BALTIMORE _ Legg Mason Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $75.9 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 63 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $702.7 million.

  • BETHESDA, Md. _ American Capital Agency Corp. on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $76 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 58 cents per share. American Capital Agency shares have increased 15 percent since the beginning of...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump "has no intention" of releasing his tax returns to the public, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Wednesday, asserting Americans have "plenty of information" about the president's financial matters. For decades, presidents have released their tax returns. But Trump has so far refused, saying that he would share the tax...

  • April 26- Lockheed Martin Corp will announce on Wednesday that the U.S. Air Force and Navy have approved installation of the newest version of the F-35 fighter jet's computer-based logistics system incorporating engine data for the first time, people familiar with the program said. A Pentagon representative declined comment on the software's approval.

  • COLUMBIA, Md. _ W.R. Grace& Co. on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $42.9 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. W.R. Grace expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.30 to $3.45 per share. W.R. Grace shares have climbed 4 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SILVER SPRING, Md. _ United Therapeutics Corp. on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $178.6 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $3.54 per share. United Therapeutics shares have fallen 15 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • ANNAPOLIS, Md. _ Chesapeake Lodging Trust on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 36 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in July, Chesapeake Lodging expects its per-share funds from operations to range from...

  • NEW YORK, April 25- More than a dozen state prosecutors urged President Donald Trump in a letter on Tuesday not to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, which commits the United States, along with 200 other countries, to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in an attempt to slow global warming. In an April 14 appearance on television show "Fox& Friends," Scott...

  • BALTIMORE _ T. Rowe Price Group Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $385.9 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.20 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • BETHESDA, Md. _ Lockheed Martin Corp. on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $763 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.76 per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $11.26 billion.

  • FREDERICK, Md. _ U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $2.5 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 6 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $227.2 million.