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Owners of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE: ARI) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 40 cents per share. At a price of $17.25 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 9.4%. The average volume for Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance has been 492,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance has a market cap of $478.5 million and is part of the real estate industry. Shares are up 4.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. operates as a commercial real estate finance company in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.40. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance Ratings Report now.