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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.54
AINV's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 1562 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. AINV: 0.54 )
AINV' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.54

0.48
0.97
Interest Coverage 2.93
AINV's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
68% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3139.65 vs. AINV: 2.93 )
AINV' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.93

2.6
9999.99
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 0.99
WACC vs ROIC
6.41%
5.63%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 50.03
AINV's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1598 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 50.45 vs. AINV: 50.03 )
AINV' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 47.09   Max: 58.61
Current: 50.03

47.09
58.61
Net-margin (%) 36.70
AINV's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1599 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 47.47 vs. AINV: 36.70 )
AINV' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -162.17   Max: 117.31
Current: 36.7

-162.17
117.31
ROE (%) 7.77
AINV's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1623 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.23 vs. AINV: 7.77 )
AINV' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -37.15   Max: 20.27
Current: 7.77

-37.15
20.27
ROA (%) 4.28
AINV's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1643 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. AINV: 4.28 )
AINV' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -19.51   Max: 10.35
Current: 4.28

-19.51
10.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 64.94
AINV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 82.09 vs. AINV: 64.94 )
AINV' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2115.4   Max: 2183.43
Current: 64.94

2115.4
2183.43
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.20
AINV's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. AINV: -4.20 )
AINV' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.9   Max: 60.6
Current: -4.2

-16.9
60.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.90
AINV's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. AINV: 6.90 )
AINV' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.7   Max: 63.7
Current: 6.9

-15.7
63.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.40
AINV's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. AINV: 7.40 )
AINV' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -53.5   Max: 7.4
Current: 7.4

-53.5
7.4
» AINV's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

AINV Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 29,335 sh (New)
David Dreman 4,977 sh (+11.64%)
Leon Cooperman 150,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,161,400 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 30,047 sh (-0.34%)
Murray Stahl 26,700 sh (-0.37%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,717 sh (-12.06%)
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Q2 2014

AINV Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 101,840 sh (New)
George Soros 56,500 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 210,140 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 35,914 sh (+19.53%)
Leon Cooperman 150,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 26,700 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,161,400 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
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Q3 2014

AINV Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Murray Stahl 28,610 sh (+7.15%)
Joel Greenblatt 35,917 sh (+0.01%)
Pioneer Investments 2,409,095 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,161,400 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 99,110 sh (-2.68%)
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Q4 2014

AINV Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 13,692 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 114,150 sh (+15.18%)
Joel Greenblatt 41,302 sh (+14.99%)
Murray Stahl 29,726 sh (+3.9%)
Chuck Royce 1,161,400 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 2,377,197 sh (-1.32%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AINV

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Leon Cooperman 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$8.24 - $8.83 $ 7.79-10%0
George Soros 2014-09-30 Sold Out $8.24 - $8.83 $ 7.79-10%0
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Sold Out $7.89 - $8.59 $ 7.79-5%0
George Soros 2014-06-30 New Buy$7.89 - $8.59 $ 7.79-5%56500
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$8.05 - $9.02 $ 7.79-9%4458
NWQ Managers 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$7.37 - $8.87 $ 7.79-7%0
NWQ Managers 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$8.23 - $9.01 $ 7.79-10%100000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.02%$7.29 - $8.47 $ 7.79-3%30043
Leon Cooperman 2012-06-30 New Buy0.03%$6.65 - $7.72 $ 7.797%150000
David Dreman 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.77%$5.99 - $8.55 $ 7.796%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$5.99 - $8.55 $ 7.796%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 12.10
AINV's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1827 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 22.20 vs. AINV: 12.10 )
AINV' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.51   Max: 45.26
Current: 12.1

4.51
45.26
Forward P/E 7.56
AINV's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 1827 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AINV: 7.56 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 12.20
AINV's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1827 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 22.40 vs. AINV: 12.20 )
AINV' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.51   Max: 45.93
Current: 12.2

4.51
45.93
P/B 0.90
AINV's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 1827 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. AINV: 0.90 )
AINV' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.45
Current: 0.9

0.21
1.45
P/S 4.50
AINV's P/S is ranked higher than
81% of the 1827 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.15 vs. AINV: 4.50 )
AINV' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 22.44
Current: 4.5

0.76
22.44
EV-to-EBIT 22.63
AINV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 1827 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 25.02 vs. AINV: 22.63 )
AINV' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 24.2
Current: 22.63

3.8
24.2
Shiller P/E 10.10
AINV's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 1827 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AINV: 10.10 )
AINV' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.13   Max: 72.91
Current: 10.1

9.13
72.91
Current Ratio 1.62
AINV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. AINV: 1.62 )
AINV' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 6.03
Current: 1.62

0.5
6.03
Quick Ratio 1.62
AINV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. AINV: 1.62 )
AINV' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 6.03
Current: 1.62

0.5
6.03
Days Sales Outstanding 109.73
AINV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 1827 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 104.86 vs. AINV: 109.73 )
AINV' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 48.57   Max: 112.97
Current: 109.73

48.57
112.97

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 10.20
AINV's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
93% of the 1277 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. AINV: 10.20 )
AINV' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.77   Max: 88.78
Current: 10.2

2.77
88.78
Dividend Payout 1.27
AINV's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
63% of the 1827 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. AINV: 1.27 )
AINV' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.22
Current: 1.27

0.3
2.22
Dividend growth (3y) -10.60
AINV's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
58% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. AINV: -10.60 )
AINV' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -18.5   Max: 62.2
Current: -10.6

-18.5
62.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.26
AINV's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. AINV: 6.26 )
AINV' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 54.49
Current: 6.26

1.7
54.49
Share Buyback Rate -6.60
AINV's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 1028 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. AINV: -6.60 )
AINV' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -6.6   Max: -30.1
Current: -6.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.90
AINV's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 1827 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. AINV: 0.90 )
AINV' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.39
Current: 0.9

0.35
1.39
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
AINV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 1827 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. AINV: 0.80 )
AINV' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 4.03
Current: 0.8

0.24
4.03
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.60
AINV's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1825 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AINV: 0.60 )
AINV' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.42
Current: 0.6

0.27
1.42
Price/Graham Number 0.70
AINV's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 1827 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. AINV: 0.70 )
AINV' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.37
Current: 0.7

0.48
1.37
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.40
AINV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1597 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. AINV: 4.40 )
AINV' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 26.2
Current: 4.4

4.1
26.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 19.90
AINV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. AINV: 19.90 )
AINV' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -22.7   Max: 19.9
Current: 19.9

-22.7
19.9

Analyst Estimate

Mar15 Mar16 Mar17
Revenue(Mil) 355 392 472
EPS($) 0.97 1.02 1.02
EPS without NRI($) 0.97 1.02 1.02

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Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Apollo Investment Corp was incorporated on February 2, 2004 in the state of Maryland. The Company is a closed-end, externally managed, non-diversified management investment company. Its investment objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation. It invests in various forms of debt investments includes secured and unsecured loans, mezzanine investments, and/or equity in private middle-market companies. The Company's portfolio is comprised of investments in debt, including secured, unsecured and mezzanine debt of private-middle market companies. The Company is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations and is subject to judicial and administrative decisions that affect its operations, including its loan originations, maximum interest rates, fees and other charges, disclosures to portfolio companies, the terms of secured transactions, collection and foreclosure procedures and other trade practices. The Company's main competitors in providing financing to middle-market companies include public and private funds, commercial and investment banks, commercial financing companies, other BDCs or hedge funds.
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