JERUSALEM, March 28 (Reuters) -
* Gazit-Globe, Israel’s largest real-estate company, recorded a slight decline in fourth-quarter net profit.
* The company said on Tuesday it earned 583 million shekels ($167 million) in the quarter compared with 587 million a year earlier.
* Property rental income rose to 726 million shekels from 712 million, while net operating income (NOI) was largely flat at 483 million shekels.
* Economic FFO (funds from operation) slipped to 162 million shekels from 165 million, with the decline attributed to the sale of shares in Regency Centers and First Capital Realty.
* Gazit-Globe will pay a quarterly cash dividend of 0.38 shekel per share, up from 0.35 shekel a share in the third quarter.
* ($1 = 3.4967 shekels) (Reporting by Steven Scheer)