Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund (AFT) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.08
News stories about Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund (NYSE:AFT) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the closed-end fund an impact score of 47.7543446840928 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund (AFT) traded down 0.42% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $16.61. 83,891 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $16.85 and a 200-day moving average of $17.20. Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund has a 1-year low of $16.22 and a 1-year high of $18.08.
The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 19th will be issued a dividend of $0.09 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 18th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.50%.
Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Company Profile
Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek current income and preservation of capital. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing in senior, secured loans made to companies whose debt is rated below investment grade and investments with similar characteristics.
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