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Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finan... (ARI)
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Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance: Good Buying Opportunity
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE: ARI ) offers a compelling 9.9% dividend yield, the highest amongst its peer group and significantly higher than the peer average of 8.0%. The dividend has been covered over the past 12 months, and we expect the dividend coverage ratio to increase in…
The A-Team: End Of November 2017 Monthly Review
Background During the first quarter of 2016, I went on a shopping spree. Following a collapse in valuations of regulated investment corporations (RICs), especially business development companies ( BDCS ) like BIZD and BDCS , and mortgage REITs (mREITs) like REM and MORT , I bought ma…
I Punched The Lottery Ticket With Apollo Commercial
Some people thought I was crazy when I decided to recommend Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (ARI) in January 2017: … when a stock is paying an extraordinarily high dividend yield combined with an unsustainable business model, there will almost always be loss of principal...
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance: This 9.9%-Yielding REIT Still Has A Lot Of Potential
I continue to believe that Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. ( ARI ) is a preferred income vehicle to hold in a rising rate environment. Higher prime rates should translate into net interest income tailwinds related to the REIT's large portfolio of floating-rate debt. Shares sell f…
Without The 'Hot' Ingredients, The Salsa Would Be Flat
I just finished content for the December edition of the Forbes Real Estate Investor (newsletter), and I am excited to release the year-to-date performance results. Specifically, my core portfolio - the Durable Income Portfolio - has returned 11.9%. A majority of the REITs held in my Durable …
Thoughts On A Handful Of mREITs And The State Of The Industry (Week 75)
Rating updates are sent to subscribers first. Welcome to week 75. The environment for mortgage REITs is growing even worse as we get deeper into 2017, but investors wouldnt know it from share prices. Many mortgage REITs rallied today as the curve flattened and moved higher. In a …
Quick And Dirty mREIT Discounts For November 20th, 2017
If youre used to this series, jump to Table 1. If you have any challenges reading the charts in this article, check out the first article on quick and dirty discounts to book value for mortgage REITs . This piece is designed to be short and to emphasize providing easy charts that he…
The A-Team: End Of October 2017 Monthly Review
During the first quarter of 2016, I went on a shopping spree. Following a collapse in valuations of regulated investment corporations (RICs) --especially business development companies (BDCs) like BIZD and BDCS and mortgage REITs (mREITs) like REM and MORT -- I bought many beaten-up na…
My Journey To Financial Independence: 85-Stock October Portfolio Update - Buying AT&T, Texas Instruments And Nike
It's October and it's earnings season again which saw some stocks tumbling and others soaring. While big tech led by Amazon ( AMZN ), Microsoft ( MSFT ) and Google ( GOOG ) rallied impressively after earnings, bio-techs with Gilead ( GILD ) and particularly Celgene ( CELG ) sold off. The REIT …
Past Is Prologue Part III
In the last installment of my past is prologue series I briefly touched upon analyst ratings and my negative feelings about them; along with the reason I rarely considered them nor paid them much attention. However, because of recent findings I decided to devote this article, Past Is Prologue …
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. Announces Pricing of Convertible Senior Notes
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (the Company or ARI) (NYSE:ARI), today announced the pricing of its public offering of $100,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 4.75% Convertible Senior Notes due 2022 (the Notes) for total gros…
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finan... (ARI)
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finan... (ARI)