Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund (AFT) Receiving Somewhat Negative Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

Media stories about Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund (NYSE:AFT) have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund earned a news sentiment score of -0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the closed-end fund an impact score of 47.2963285452591 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund (AFT) opened at 16.68 on Friday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $16.71 and a 200 day moving average price of $17.00. Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund has a one year low of $16.24 and a one year high of $18.08.

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.47%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 18th.

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Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Company Profile

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.

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