May 11 (Reuters) - Gpt Group
* "with a strong rental growth outlook, we expect to see further valuation gains for prime assets, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne"
* "guidance for ffo per security growth for 2017 is approximately 2 per cent, with distribution growth expected to be approximately 5 per cent"
* "remain optimistic about outlook for group and believe we are well positioned to deliver earnings growth over course of this year." Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: