Apollo Investment Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Apollo Investment (NASDAQ:AINV) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, May 23rd. Apollo Investment Corporation is a closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Company generates both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Apollo Investment Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.21 per share on revenues of $83.66 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 11.31.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.21 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.83, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Apollo Investment has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 377 340 359 358
Diluted EPS ($) 1.48 1.65 0.93 -0.24

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 85.20 80.33 83.83 83.21
Diluted EPS ($) 0.57 0.19 0.35 -0.11

Past Performance:
Apollo Investment has beat analyst estimates 1 time in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)