Two Stocks Under Discussion: Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC), Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI)

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC)

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) closed at $23.47 on the last trading session with an increase of 5.82%, whereas, it previously closed at $22.18. The company has a market capitalization of $211.54 Billion. The company traded shares of 66.92 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 87.69 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) produced diluted EPS of 2.45. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 2.25 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.3. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 5.6, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 2.25% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 5.12% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 45.5%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) is at 9.58 while the forward p/e is at 10.44. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) stands at 3.06 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 0.88. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) are reported at 0 and 0 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) stands at 1.1, 10.8 and 6 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) is reported at 69.16 Billion with income of 22.67 Billion. The outstanding shares of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) are 9.01 Billion. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 73.8 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.11 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) is ticked at 0.1%, the figure is rose 0% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 27.02. The 52 week high of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) is placed at 35.72 and 52 week low is standing at 17.95.

Performance wise the shares of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) rose up 4.31% for the week, it also rise 3.3% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -28.55%. The shares decrease -25.16% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) shrinked -22.67% for the yearly performance.

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI)

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) closed at $7.34 on the last trading session with an increase of 2.51%, whereas, it previously closed at $7.16. The company has a market capitalization of $1.13 Billion. The company traded shares of 1.36 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 2.73 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) produced diluted EPS of 1.35. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 1.33 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.39. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -5, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 1.33% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 0.07% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -3.9%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) is at 5.42 while the forward p/e is at 5.53. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) stands at 2.32 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 0.43. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 268.82. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) are reported at 0 and 0 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) stands at 3.4, 7.9 and 4 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) is reported at 487.4 Million with income of 207.8 Million. The outstanding shares of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) are 153.82 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 69.1 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.09 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) is ticked at 0.6%, the figure is rose 9.49% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 11.33. The 52 week high of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) is placed at 19.76 and 52 week low is standing at 4.12.

Performance wise the shares of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) fell down -0.94% for the week, it also fell -22.08% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -59.78%. The shares decrease -60.22% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) shrinked -61.08% for the yearly performance.