Analyst Ratings for Apollo Investment Corp. (AINV)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AINV) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for AINV last month.

13 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave AINV a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 9 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has decreased by 1.

AINV was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 7, which equates to a potential upside of 9.89 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 5.5, implying a possible loss of -13.66 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -6.25 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.99 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of AINV to grow at a rate of 685.31 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. AINV has a PEG ratio of 0.12.

AINV has a 52-week high of 6.82 and a 52-week low of 5.42. Currently the stock is 17.53 percent higher than its low, and 6.6 percent lower than its 52-week high. AINV has a price/earnings ratio of 79.63. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AINV value stock report compares AINV to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.4 billion. AINV is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.