Net income attributable to common stockholders per diluted share for the third quarter 2019 was $0.23 compared to $0.28 in the same period in 2018. The year-over-year change was principally driven by the positive contribution from new investments, more than offset by higher depreciation and amortization in the third quarter 2019 and the receipt of a $12 million cash fee (the “2018 Fee”) in the third quarter of 2018.
Reported Funds from Operations per share, as defined by the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“Nareit FFO”) was $0.84 compared to $0.88 in the same period in 2018. The change from 2018 results was due to the factors described above, excluding the impact of depreciation and amortization.
Normalized Funds from Operations (“FFO”) per share for the third quarter 2019 was $0.96 compared to $0.99 in 2018. The change from 2018 was primarily the result of growth in income from new investments, more than offset by the receipt of the 2018 Fee in the third quarter of 2018.
Third Quarter 2019 Portfolio Performance
For the third quarter 2019, the Company’s quarterly same-store total property portfolio (1,107 assets, representing 93 percent of the company’s consolidated assets) cash net operating income (“NOI”) rose 0.1 percent compared to the same period in 2018. Year-to-date 2019, the Company’s full year same-store total property portfolio (1,094 assets) cash NOI grew 0.5 percent compared to the same period in 2018. Reported same-store cash NOI performance by segment for the third quarter 2019 and year-to-date 2019 are as follows: