* Says increase in 9m ffo i by 9% to eur 330 million or eur 0.94 per share
* Says like-for-like rental growth of 4.2%
* Says company was able to increase 9m profit by eur 43.4 million to eur 706.0 million (9m 2016: eur 662.6 million)
* Says forecast for ffo i for financial year 2017 remains unchanged at eur 425 million at least.
* Says loan-to-value ratio of deutsche wohnen group fell slightly to 37.0% (31 december 2016: 37.7%) and so remains within target corridor of 35% to 40%.
* Says contracted rental income rose to eur 553.4 million (previous year: eur 526.1 million) in first none months of this year. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: