Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance Series A Preferred Shares Cross 8.5% Yield Mark

In trading on Friday, shares of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance Inc.'s 8.625% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock (ARI.PRA) were yielding above the 8.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.1564), with shares changing hands as low as $25.20 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 7.65% in the "Real Estate" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel. As of last close, ARI.PRA was trading at a 1.80% premium to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average discount of 4.93% in the "Real Estate" category.

The chart below shows the one year performance of ARI.PRA shares, versus ARI:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for ARI.PRA, showing historical dividend payments on Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance Inc.'s 8.625% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock :

ARI.PRA+Dividend+History+Chart

In Friday trading, Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance Inc.'s 8.625% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock ( ARI.PRA) is currently down about 0.2% on the day, while the common shares ( ARI) are up about 0.1%.

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