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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 : 6/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
ARI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
93% of the 582 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. ARI: No Debt )
ARI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.75
ARI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
94% of the 590 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. ARI: 0.75 )
ARI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 0.75
Current: 0.75

0.35
0.75
Interest Coverage 12.05
ARI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
91% of the 509 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. ARI: 12.05 )
ARI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 12.05
Current: 12.05

1.03
12.05
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.92
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 74.91
ARI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 39.87 vs. ARI: 74.91 )
ARI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -390.65   Max: 82.09
Current: 74.91

-390.65
82.09
Net-margin (%) 74.91
ARI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 612 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 33.54 vs. ARI: 74.91 )
ARI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -390.65   Max: 82.09
Current: 74.91

-390.65
82.09
ROE (%) 7.68
ARI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 598 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.45 vs. ARI: 7.68 )
ARI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.11   Max: 7.68
Current: 7.68

-1.11
7.68
ROA (%) 5.78
ARI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 602 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. ARI: 5.78 )
ARI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.65   Max: 5.78
Current: 5.78

-0.65
5.78
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Q1 2013

ARI Guru Trades in Q1 2013

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Jim Simons 932,196 sh (-7.15%)
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Q3 2013

ARI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

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Jim Simons 713,796 sh (-23.43%)
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Q4 2013

ARI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

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ARIPRA0.008.498 5/8 Cum Red Perp Pfd Shs Series -A-

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 13.50
ARI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 535 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.80 vs. ARI: 13.50 )
ARI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.56   Max: 27.36
Current: 13.5

8.56
27.36
P/B 0.92
ARI's P/B is ranked higher than
84% of the 555 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. ARI: 0.92 )
ARI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 1.06
Current: 0.92

0.76
1.06
P/S 8.64
ARI's P/S is ranked lower than
60% of the 616 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.91 vs. ARI: 8.64 )
ARI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 5.79   Max: 14.35
Current: 8.64

5.79
14.35
PFCF 13.10
ARI's PFCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 363 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. ARI: 13.10 )
ARI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.98   Max: 17.17
Current: 13.1

6.98
17.17
EV-to-EBIT 12.05
ARI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 596 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 28.57 vs. ARI: 12.05 )
ARI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.4   Max: 63.6
Current: 12.05

6.4
63.6

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 9.40
ARI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
93% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. ARI: 9.40 )
ARI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 6.28   Max: 12.88
Current: 9.4

6.28
12.88
Dividend Payout 1.33
ARI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
53% of the 500 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. ARI: 1.33 )
ARI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 1.72
Current: 1.33

0.98
1.72
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.40
ARI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
86% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.26 vs. ARI: 9.40 )
ARI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 6.28   Max: 12.88
Current: 9.4

6.28
12.88

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.92
ARI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
82% of the 546 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ARI: 0.92 )
ARI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 0.99
Current: 0.92

0.8
0.99
Price/Median PS Value 1.12
ARI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 550 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ARI: 1.12 )
ARI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 1.34
Current: 1.12

0.83
1.34
Price/Graham Number 0.70
ARI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 503 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ARI: 0.70 )
ARI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 1.06
Current: 0.7

0.61
1.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.30
ARI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
91% of the 593 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. ARI: 8.30 )
ARI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 15.6
Current: 8.3

1.6
15.6

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:9A1.Germany
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc., is a Maryland corporation that was organized in 2009. The Company is a real estate investment trust that mainly originates, acquires, invests in and manages performing commercial first mortgage loans, commercial mortgage-backed securities, mezzanine financings and other commercial real estate-related debt investments in the United States. The Company is externally managed and advised by ACREFI Management, LLC (the 'Manager'), an indirect subsidiary of Apollo Global Management, LLC, together with its subsidiaries, 'Apollo', a global alternative investment manager with a contrarian and value oriented investment approach in private equity, credit-oriented capital markets and real estate. The Company's main business objective is to make investments in its target assets in order to provide attractive risk adjusted returns to its stockholders over the long term, mainly through dividends and secondarily through capital appreciation. The Company also intends to operate its business in a manner that will permit it to continue to maintain its exemption from registration under the 1940 Act. The Company competes with other REITs, specialty finance companies, savings and loan associations, banks, mortgage bankers, insurance companies, mutual funds, institutional investors, investment banking firms, financial institutions, governmental bodies and other entities.
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