Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV) and RENN Fund Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:RCG) Contrasting side by side

Both Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV) and RENN Fund Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:RCG) are Asset Management companies, competing one another. We will contrast their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Apollo Investment Corporation 255.08M 4.25 71.95M 0.85 18.55
RENN Fund Inc. N/A 108.67 1.93M 0.43 3.65

We can see in table 1 the earnings per share, top-line revenue and valuation of Apollo Investment Corporation and RENN Fund Inc. The company that Presently has a higher price-to-earnings ratio is considered the more expensive of the two businesses. Apollo Investment Corporation is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than RENN Fund Inc., indicating that it is presently more expensive of the two stocks.

Profitability

Table 2 provides us Apollo Investment Corporation and RENN Fund Inc.’s return on assets, return on equity and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Apollo Investment Corporation 28.21% 4.4% 2.5%
RENN Fund Inc. 0.00% 0% 0%

Dividends

Apollo Investment Corporation pays out its dividends annually at $1.8 per share and 11.38% dividend yield. No dividend is paid out by RENN Fund Inc.

Analyst Recommendations

The table delivered features the ratings and recommendations for Apollo Investment Corporation and RENN Fund Inc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Apollo Investment Corporation 0 1 0 2.00
RENN Fund Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

$14 is Apollo Investment Corporation’s consensus price target while its potential downside is -12.12%.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Apollo Investment Corporation and RENN Fund Inc. has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 46.4% and 13.61%. Insiders owned roughly 0.1% of Apollo Investment Corporation’s shares. Comparatively, insiders own roughly 30.67% of RENN Fund Inc.’s shares.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Apollo Investment Corporation -0.82% 2.75% 2.28% -2.97% -6.44% 26.53%
RENN Fund Inc. 2.61% 1.95% -8.06% -4.85% 6.27% 5.37%

For the past year Apollo Investment Corporation’s stock price has bigger growth than RENN Fund Inc.

Summary

Apollo Investment Corporation beats on 11 of the 12 factors RENN Fund Inc.

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