Press coverage about Apollo Commercial Real Est. Finance (NYSE:ARI) has been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Apollo Commercial Real Est. Finance earned a media sentiment score of 0.41 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.320299140904 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Apollo Commercial Real Estate (stockmarketdaily.co)
- Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. 2017 Q4 – Results – Earnings Call Slides (seekingalpha.com)
- Apollo Commercial Is a Buy (finance.yahoo.com)
- More on Apollo Commercial’s Q4 – Seeking Alpha (seekingalpha.com)
- Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results – Business Wire (press release) (businesswire.com)
Apollo Commercial Real Est. Finance (ARI) opened at $18.45 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $1,980.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.22 and a beta of 0.54. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28, a current ratio of 38.53 and a quick ratio of 38.53. Apollo Commercial Real Est. Finance has a 12-month low of $17.56 and a 12-month high of $19.92.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Apollo Commercial Real Est. Finance from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $19.33.
In other Apollo Commercial Real Est. Finance news, CEO Stuart Rothstein sold 40,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.39, for a total value of $735,600.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 0.62% of the company’s stock.
About Apollo Commercial Real Est. Finance
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc is a real estate investment trust. The Company primarily originates, acquires, invests in and manages performing commercial first mortgage loans, subordinate financings, commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) and other commercial real estate-related debt investments.
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