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Apollo Investment Corp
AINV : NASDAQ : Financial
$7.17 | %
Today's Range: 7.11 - 7.19
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,252,000
07/02/15 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


APOLLO INVESTMENT CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 5.55% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY14 Q4 FY13
Net Sales ($mil)102.1296.41
EBITDA ($mil)73.2467.57
EBIT ($mil)73.2467.57
Net Income ($mil)-11.7369.91


Balance Sheet Q4 FY14 Q4 FY13
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)3.7713.41
Total Assets ($mil)3560.893641.95
Total Debt ($mil)1498.761372.26
Equity ($mil)1937.612051.61


Profitability Q4 FY14 Q4 FY13
Gross Profit Margin71.7270.09
EBITDA Margin71.7270.08
Operating Margin71.7270.09
Sales Turnover0.120.1
Return on Assets2.117.43
Return on Equity3.8913.2
Debt Q4 FY14 Q4 FY13
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.440.4
Interest Expense21.1717.96
Interest Coverage3.463.76


Share Data Q4 FY14 Q4 FY13
Shares outstanding (mil)236.74236.74
Div / share0.20.2
EPS-0.050.3
Book value / share8.188.67
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1256843.01909107.0

Valuation


HOLD. APOLLO INVESTMENT CORP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 21.84 for the Capital Markets industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.55. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.88 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.37. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, APOLLO INVESTMENT CORP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AINV 23.16 Peers 21.84   AINV 40.45 Peers 21.42

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

AINV is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.

 

Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

AINV is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AINV 8.16 Peers 15.83   AINV 0.14 Peers 1.36

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

AINV is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

AINV trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
AINV 0.88 Peers 2.37   AINV -73.51 Peers 24.59

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

AINV is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, AINV is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AINV 3.92 Peers 3.66   AINV 13.71 Peers 3.28

Average. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

AINV is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

AINV has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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