Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance Inc (NYSE:ARI) Has Decline in Shorts

April 17, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.38 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.96, from 2.34 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 12 investors sold Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. shares while 54 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. 71.19 million shares or 0.99% more from 70.50 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Tiaa Cref Inv Mgmt Lc invested 0.01% in Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI). Sol Management has 26,100 shares. Ls Invest Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 2,801 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Ny holds 0.01% or 34,089 shares in its portfolio. Cypress Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability (Wy) reported 61,225 shares stake. American Gru has invested 0.01% in Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI). Texas Permanent School Fund holds 65,893 shares. Susquehanna Grp Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0% or 11,075 shares. Counselors holds 11,150 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Winslow Evans & Crocker invested in 13,078 shares. Security Natl Tru Company has invested 0.05% in Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI). The Switzerland-based Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0% in Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI). Atlantic Tru Gru Limited Liability Corp holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI) for 104,856 shares. Fuller And Thaler Asset Mngmt owns 4.57M shares. 61,496 are owned by Public Sector Pension Inv Board.

The stock of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance Inc (NYSE:ARI) registered a decrease of 23.18% in short interest. ARI’s total short interest was 11.52M shares in April as published by FINRA. Its down 23.18% from 14.99M shares, reported previously. With 2.45M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their ARI’s short positions. The short interest to Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance Inc’s float is 11.59%.

It closed at $17.88 lastly. It is down 2.92% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.47% the S&P500.

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust that primarily originates, acquires, invests in, and manages commercial first mortgage loans, subordinate financings, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related debt investments in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.20 billion. The firm is qualified as a REIT under the Internal Revenue Code. It has a 11.64 P/E ratio. As a REIT, it would not be subject to federal income taxes, if it distributes at least 90% of its REIT taxable income to its stockholders.

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Apollo Real Estate (NYSE:ARI), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Apollo Real Estate had 2 analyst reports since March 6, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel.

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