NASDAQ:AINV - Apollo Investment Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$5.87 +0.02 (+0.34 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$5.85
Today's Range$5.85 - $5.94
52-Week Range$5.18 - $6.44
Volume566,200 shs
Average Volume665,983 shs
Market Capitalization$1.26 billion
P/E Ratio9.62
Dividend Yield10.26%
Apollo Investment logoApollo Investment Corporation is business development company specializing in middle market companies. It provides direct equity capital, mezzanine and senior secured loans, unsecured debt, and subordinated debt and loans. It also seeks to invest in PIPES transactions. The fund may also invest in securities of public companies that are thinly traded and may acquire investments in the secondary market and structured products. It prefers to invest in warrants, makes equity co-investments, and may also invest in cash equivalents, U.S. government securities, high-quality debt investments that mature in one year or less, high-yield bonds, distressed debt, non-U.S. investments, or securities of public companies that are not thinly traded. It also focuses on other investments such as collateralized loan obligations and credit-linked notes. The fund typically invests in building materials, business services, cable television, chemicals, consumer products, direct marketing, distribution, energy and utilities, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, media, publishing, retail and transportation. It primarily invests between $20 million and $250 million in its portfolio companies. The fund seeks to make investments with stated maturities of five to 10 years.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Investment offices, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.56
Current Ratio0.42
Quick Ratio0.42


Trailing P/E Ratio9.62
Forward P/E Ratio9.47
P/E Growth1.88

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$259.29 million
Price / Sales4.88
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$6.55 per share
Price / Book0.90


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.61
Net Income$87.02 million
Net Margins33.55%
Return on Equity9.18%
Return on Assets5.52%


Outstanding Shares215,370,000
Market Cap$1,259.90

Apollo Investment (NASDAQ:AINV) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Apollo Investment's stock symbol?

Apollo Investment trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AINV."

How often does Apollo Investment pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Apollo Investment?

Apollo Investment declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 21st will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, July 6th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 10.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 20th. View Apollo Investment's Dividend History.

How were Apollo Investment's earnings last quarter?

Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AINV) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 18th. The asset manager reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.01. The asset manager had revenue of $61.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $64.17 million. Apollo Investment had a net margin of 33.55% and a return on equity of 9.18%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 7.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.17 EPS. View Apollo Investment's Earnings History.

When is Apollo Investment's next earnings date?

Apollo Investment is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Apollo Investment.

What price target have analysts set for AINV?

10 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Apollo Investment's stock. Their predictions range from $6.00 to $7.00. On average, they expect Apollo Investment's stock price to reach $6.3750 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Apollo Investment.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Apollo Investment?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Apollo Investment in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Apollo Investment stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Apollo Investment stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Apollo Investment Corporation is a closed-end investment company that has elected to be treated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940. The Company's investment portfolio will be principally in middle-market private companies. " (5/21/2018)
  • 2. National Securities analysts commented, "• For fiscal 4Q18, AINV earned NII/share of $0.15, a penny shy of our estimate but covering the quarterly dividend. Investment income was down Q/Q largely as a result of a smaller portfolio, the addition of Sprint Industrial to non-accrual, and lower prepayment fees.
    • In April, Apollo’s Board approved an increase in regulatory leverage from 1.00x D/E to 2.00x D/E. The company will also be permanently reducing the base fee to 150 bps from 200 bps although the advisor was waiving 50 bps of the fee previously and thus we don’t expect any impact from this aside from a good gesture. However, when D/E exceeds 1.00x Apollo will lower the base fee to 100 bps. Beginning 4/1/18, a rolling three-year lookback feature is beginning for the incentive fee.
    • The company is certainly doing the right thing with fees, especially as it pertains to increased leverage. On the earnings call, management stated that they will target D/E of between 1.25x – 1.40x. In terms of what investments will likely be on-balance sheet with increased leverage available, the company guided towards L+500 – L+700 loans with leverage of 4.0-5.0x.
    • The increasing utilization of co-investment, particularly with MidCap, bodes well for the ability of AINV to have adequate sourcing of more lower yielding, senior secured loans.
    • James Zelter, CEO, is stepping down from his position. Mr. Zelter will remain a director of the company. Howard Widra is taking the helm as CEO. Mr. Widra was a cofounder of MidCap and has been President of AINV since June 2016.
    • AINV’s non-accruals at amortized cost increased to $75.7 million of 3.3% of the portfolio from $57.9 million or 2.4% of the portfolio Q/Q. Apollo had one new loan placed on non-accrual status during the quarter with a cost of $18.1 million.
    • We are revising our fiscal 2019 NII/share estimate to $0.61 from $0.66 and are rolling out our fiscal 2020 NII/share estimate of $0.66. We think Apollo’s D/E will remain under 0.90x through fiscal 2020 and we think that the benefits of the scaled base fee reduction with increased leverage are considerably further down the road and that the non-sponsor portion of the portfolio remaining (19%) will be reflected in a modest NAV/share discount. " (5/21/2018)

Who are some of Apollo Investment's key competitors?

Who are Apollo Investment's key executives?

Apollo Investment's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John J. Hannan, Chairman (Age 66)
  • Mr. Howard T. Widra, CEO & Director (Age 46)
  • Mr. Tanner Powell, Pres & Chief Investment Officer of Apollo Investment Management
  • Mr. Gregory William Hunt, CFO & Treasurer (Age 61)
  • Mr. Amit Joshi, VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Assistant Treasurer

Has Apollo Investment been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about AINV stock have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Apollo Investment earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the asset manager an impact score of 45.38 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Apollo Investment's major shareholders?

Apollo Investment's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware (0.25%), DnB Asset Management AS (0.10%), Alpha Windward LLC (0.04%), Regent Investment Management LLC (0.02%) and Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Inc. ADV (0.01%). Company insiders that own Apollo Investment stock include Elliot Stein Jr, Frank C Puleo, Hilary E Ackermann, Howard Widra and James C Zelter. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Apollo Investment.

Which major investors are selling Apollo Investment stock?

AINV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Regent Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Apollo Investment.

Which major investors are buying Apollo Investment stock?

AINV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alpha Windward LLC, Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware, Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Inc. ADV and DnB Asset Management AS. Company insiders that have bought Apollo Investment stock in the last two years include Elliot Stein Jr, Frank C Puleo, Hilary E Ackermann, Howard Widra and James C Zelter. View Insider Buying and Selling for Apollo Investment.

How do I buy shares of Apollo Investment?

Shares of AINV can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Apollo Investment's stock price today?

One share of AINV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.87.

How big of a company is Apollo Investment?

Apollo Investment has a market capitalization of $1.26 billion and generates $259.29 million in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $87.02 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.61 on an earnings per share basis.

How can I contact Apollo Investment?

Apollo Investment's mailing address is 9 West 57th Street 37th Floor, New York NY, 10019. The asset manager can be reached via phone at 212-515-3450 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Apollo Investment (NASDAQ AINV)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  227 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  315 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  542
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This page was last updated on 7/21/2018 by Staff

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