Of the 17 analysts currently covering APO stock, 11 analysts have given “buy” ratings, and the remaining six have given “hold” ratings.
In 1Q17, Apollo Global (APO) declared a cash distribution amounting to $0.49 per Class A share, as compared to $0.45 per Class A share in 4Q16.
Apollo’s one-year forward PE ratio stands at ~10.9x, as compared to its competitors’ average one-year forward PE ratio of ~11.7x.
In 1Q17, Apollo Global’s (APO) private equity division’s AUM (assets under management) stood at $44.6 billion, of which $30.8 billion was fee-generating.
As of March 31, 2017, Apollo Global Management (APO) was managing $12 billion in its Real Estate division, of which $8.4 billion was fee-generating.
Apollo Global Management (APO) made a big move by acquiring MidCap Financial.
Though further rate hikes by the Fed in 2H17 could impact Apollo Global’s (APO) Credit segment, the company has noteworthy competitive strengths.
On March 31, 2017, BlackRock was managing a record $3.1 trillion—about 56% of the company’s total AUM—in its Institutional Clients division.
BlackRock continues to command a premium valuation among other traditional and alternative asset managers—thanks to its diversified offerings.
So far in June 2017, ten of the 14 analysts covering BlackRock (BLK) have rated the stock as a “strong buy” or “buy.” Four analysts have rated it as “hold.”
BlackRock’s (BLK) iShares offerings continue to outperform among ETFs, while ETFs keep outperforming other product offerings among new fund flows.
BlackRock has maintained operating margins in the range of 42%–46% over the past few quarters and saw YoY improvements in all four quarters of 2016.
BlackRock (BLK) has brought in record assets through its ETF offerings and is managing record funds for institutional investors.
BlackRock’s (BLK) Retail business had AUM (assets under management) of $564 billion, making up 11% of the company’s total, on March 31, 2017.
BlackRock has seen rising and sustained income levels over the past few years, mainly due to diversified and innovative product offerings like iShares.
Prospect Capital has a current dividend yield of 12.2%.
Analysts have given PSEC a one-year price target of $8.50 from the current price level, reflecting 0.7% growth.
Although Prospect Capital (PSEC) has been delivering decent returns to investors, there has not been much change in the analysts’ ratings.
About 70% of Prospect Capital’s portfolio is composed of first and second lien secured loans
In fiscal 3Q17, Prospect Capital’s total value of investments stood at $6.0 billion in 125 companies, compared to $5.9 billion in fiscal 2Q17 in 123 companies.