Contrasting of Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV) and Mexico Equity & Income Fund Inc. (NYSE:MXE)

We will be comparing the differences between Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV) and Mexico Equity & Income Fund Inc. (NYSE:MXE) as far as risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation are concerned. The two businesses are rivals in the Asset Management industry.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Apollo Investment Corporation 255.08M 4.40 71.95M 0.85 18.55
Mexico Equity & Income Fund Inc. 2.07M 36.67 6.98M -1.01 0.00

We can see in table 1 the earnings per share, gross revenue and valuation of Apollo Investment Corporation and Mexico Equity & Income Fund Inc.

Profitability

Table 2 represents Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV) and Mexico Equity & Income Fund Inc. (NYSE:MXE)’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Apollo Investment Corporation 28.21% 4.4% 2.5%
Mexico Equity & Income Fund Inc. -337.20% 0% 0%

Dividends

$1.8 per share with a dividend yield of 11% is the annual dividend that Apollo Investment Corporation pay. No dividend is paid out for Mexico Equity & Income Fund Inc.

Analyst Ratings

In next table is shown Apollo Investment Corporation and Mexico Equity & Income Fund Inc.’s ratings and recommendations.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Apollo Investment Corporation 0 1 0 2.00
Mexico Equity & Income Fund Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

Apollo Investment Corporation’s average price target is $14, while its potential downside is -14.06%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors owned 46.4% of Apollo Investment Corporation shares and 49.21% of Mexico Equity & Income Fund Inc. shares. Apollo Investment Corporation’s share owned by insiders are 0.1%.

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%
Mexico Equity & Income Fund Inc. 0.56% -2.57% -0.79% -0.16% 6.88% 8.37%

For the past year Apollo Investment Corporation was more bullish than Mexico Equity & Income Fund Inc.

Summary

On 11 of the 12 factors Apollo Investment Corporation beats Mexico Equity & Income Fund Inc.

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