Media coverage about Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund (NYSE:AFT) has been trending somewhat negative recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog 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 -0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the closed-end fund an impact score of 48.2895121790318 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Shares of Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund (NYSE:AFT) traded up 0.06% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $16.73. The stock had a trading volume of 90,131 shares. Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund has a 12-month low of $16.22 and a 12-month high of $18.08. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $16.75 and a 200 day moving average of $17.10.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, October 19th will be given a $0.09 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 18th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.46%.

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About Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund

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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