Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, mortgage REIT Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Apollo Commercial and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
New York (2009)
President/CEO/CFO Stuart Rothstein
Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity
Cash / Debt
$115.2 million / $225.3 million
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 51 members who have rated Apollo Commercial believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[D]ividend yield of 9.2% with a payout ratio of 85%. This stock is a dividend gold mine, and I expect that they could easily pass on a larger dividend as they have minimal debt and are expected to grow their earnings by 7% over the next few years. I'm bullish and plan on buying some shares in this REIT.
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