Analytical Report on Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI)

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI) belonging to the Finance sector has declined -5.1% and closed its last trading session at $16.95.

The company reported its EPS on 10/26/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $17.21.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.6. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 2.6 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.6 and 3 respectively.

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. on 10/26/2016 reported its EPS as $0.52 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.47. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.05. This shows a surprise factor of 10.6%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. Earnings, with 7 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.45. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.5 and $0.37 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.48.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. as $55.1 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 4 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 57.2 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 53.1 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 43.24 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. is -6.2%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -3.9%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 8.24% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 5.3%.

The Company got Upgrade by Wells Fargo on 13-Oct-16 from Underperform to Market Perform.

Insider Trades for Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 30 Aug 2016 where Rothstein (Stuart A), the Chief Executive Officer completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 4744 shares were traded at a price of $0.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 1 transaction in which 66875 shares were traded.

7 analysts projected Price Targets for Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $18. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $16.5 and the Mean Price Target is $17.21.

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI) has the market capitalization of $1.36 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $18.25 on Dec 23, 2015 and touched its 52-Week Low of $13.8 on Jan 20, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 3.3 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 6.7% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 4.6 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -1.63 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.71 and ATR value of 0.32. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.60% and 1.48%.

Company profile:

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. is focused on investing in, acquiring and managing senior performing commercial real estate mortgage loans, commercial mortgage-backed securities, commercial real estate corporate debt and loans, and other real estate debt investments. The Company is a commercial real estate finance company that is managed and advised by ACREFI Management, LLC, a indirect subsidiary of Apollo Global Management, LLC.