Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (ARI) – Booming Business, But Richly Valued Stock

ROTHSTEIN STUART, President & CEO, subtracted 24,707 shares of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (ARI) from its portfolio at the rate of $18.52 per share valuing $457,450 on Apr 15. The insider left behind 276,938 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (ARI) was $18.53. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $18.59, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $18.64. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $18.42 and a 2nd Support Level at $18.30. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (ARI) stock has gained $0.26, or 0.98%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.09, or -0.48%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $0.22, or 1.20%. This year-to-date, Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (ARI) shares have gained $1.87, or 11.22%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (ARI) stock, 40% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 25% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

With 153,532 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $2,831,130K. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (ARI) generates $289,290 K in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $219,990 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -1.70%, a 3-Year Total Return of 14.81%, and a 5-year Total Return of 11.96%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 15.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.460 per share on 06/27/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 9.98%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 1.84.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.44 per share. This estimate came from a total of 2 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.45 and the low estimate was $0.42. In the year-ago quarter, Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (ARI) generated per-share earnings of $0.41. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +7.32%.

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 0 purchases (0 shares in total) and 1 sale (24,707 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 5 insider buys amounting to 27,245 shares and 2 insider sales amounting to 64,707 shares. In the past full year, 8 insider purchases were made (involving 167,144 shares) and 10 insider sell-offs equivalent to 174,314 shares.

Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 98.48, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 49.62, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 48.50. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 67.43 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 33.97.