Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, business-development company Apollo Investment (Nasdaq: AINV ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Apollo's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
||New York (2004)
||CEO James Charles Zelter
CFO Gregory Hunt
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
||$2.7 million / $1.0 billion
Fortress Investment Group LLC
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 1,170 members who have rated Apollo believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Last week, one of those Fools, All-Star coryjobe, succinctly summed up the bull case for our community:
The newly focused business model should pan out well. Shifting to a [business development company] has helped encompass a more diverse offering of private market debt solutions, rather than liquid investments. Recently teamed up with Madison Capital, a middle-market loan originator totaling $250 million. This will increase their [exposure] to senior secured debt opportunities.
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