Press coverage about Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund (NYSE:AFT) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the closed-end fund an impact score of 48.2035563616897 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund (NYSE:AFT) traded down 0.24% on Thursday, reaching $16.52. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 55,802 shares. Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund has a 52 week low of $16.22 and a 52 week high of $18.08. The company has a 50 day moving average of $16.81 and a 200 day moving average of $17.16.
The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 19th will be given a $0.09 dividend. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.52%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 18th.
About Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund
Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek current income and preservation of capital. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing in senior, secured loans made to companies whose debt is rated below investment grade and investments with similar characteristics.
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