Zacks Rating on Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV)

Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV) : 10 analysts are covering Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV) and their average rating on the stock is 2.5, which is read as a Buy. 3 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 4, which recommends a Sell affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. 1 more analyst has given the stock a Sell recommendation. A total of 6 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV) : The consensus price target for Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV) is $6.31 for the short term with a standard deviation of $1.19. The most optimist securities analyst among the 8 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $9, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $5.


Shares of Apollo Investment Corporation rose by 0.66% in the last five trading days and 6.67% for the last 4 weeks. Apollo Investment Corporation is up 22.15% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 25.18%. Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $6.11, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $6.135 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $6.06 and closed the trading day at $6.08, in the green by 0.33%. The total traded volume for the day was 956,870. The stock had closed at $6.06 in the previous days trading.

Apollo Investment Corporation (Apollo Investment) is a closed-end, externally managed, non-diversified management investment company. The Companys investment objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation. The Company invests primarily in various forms of debt investments, including secured and unsecured debt, loan investments and/or equity in private middle-market companies. It may also invest in the securities of public companies and structured products, such as collateralized loan obligations (CLOs) and credit-linked notes (CLNs). It invests in middle-market, which include companies with annual revenues between $50 million and $2 billion. It may also invest a portion of the portfolio in other investment opportunities, including foreign securities and structured products. Apollo Investment Management, L.P. is the Companys investment adviser.

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