Contrasting of Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. (AFT) and Nuveen New Jersey Municipal Value Fund (NYSE:NJV)

Since Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. (NYSE:AFT) and Nuveen New Jersey Municipal Value Fund (NYSE:NJV) are part of the Asset Management industry, they are influenced by contrast. The influences particularly affect the dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership of both companies.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. 30.08M 7.82 4.07M 0.71 21.35
Nuveen New Jersey Municipal Value Fund 1.11M 18.28 N/A 0.15 86.32

Demonstrates Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. and Nuveen New Jersey Municipal Value Fund earnings per share, top-line revenue and valuation. Nuveen New Jersey Municipal Value Fund seems to has lower revenue and earnings compared to Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. The company that Currently has a lower price-to-earnings ratio is considered the more affordable of the two businesses. Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc.’s presently lower price-to-earnings ratio means it is more affordable than Nuveen New Jersey Municipal Value Fund.

Profitability

Table 2 has Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. and Nuveen New Jersey Municipal Value Fund’s return on equity, net margins and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. -13.53% 0% 0%
Nuveen New Jersey Municipal Value Fund 0.00% 0% 0%

Dividends

Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. dividend pay is $1.15 per share with 7.64% dividend yield annually. On the other side, $0.92 per share with a dividend yield of 7.07% for Nuveen New Jersey Municipal Value Fund.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

The shares of both Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. and Nuveen New Jersey Municipal Value Fund are owned by institutional investors at 27.82% and 19.9% respectively.

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 Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. 0.53% 3.01% 1.73% -5.61% -7.4% 4.73%
Nuveen New Jersey Municipal Value Fund 0.74% 1.63% 6.5% 4.37% 0.18% 2.99%

For the past year Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. was more bullish than Nuveen New Jersey Municipal Value Fund.

Summary

Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. beats Nuveen New Jersey Municipal Value Fund on 7 of the 11 factors.

Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. is a closed ended fixed income mutual fund launched and managed by Apollo Credit Management, LLC. The Fund invests in fixed income markets. It primarily invests in senior secured loans made to companies whose debt is rated below investment grade. The Fund employs a conservative approach to credit selection that focuses on collateral coverage, structural seniority, and credit fundamentals, with emphasis on leading defensible market positions, stable companies with positive cash flow, and proven management teams. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolios against the S&P/LSTA Leveraged Loan Index. Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. was formed on February 23, 2011 and is domiciled in United States.