Media stories about Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund (NYSE:AFT) have been trending somewhat negative on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund earned a news impact score of -0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the closed-end fund an impact score of 47.589712961196 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund (AFT) traded up 0.06% on Monday, reaching $16.75. 37,653 shares of the company were exchanged. The company’s 50-day moving average is $16.73 and its 200-day moving average is $17.08. Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund has a 52 week low of $16.22 and a 52 week high of $18.08.
The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, October 19th will be issued a dividend of $0.09 per share. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.45%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 18th.
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About Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund
Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek current income and preservation of capital. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing in senior, secured loans made to companies whose debt is rated below investment grade and investments with similar characteristics.