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Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) closed at $18.44. The Company reported operating income for fourth quarter 2012 of $184 million or $0.95 per diluted share due primarily to higher terminations of structured finance exposures and refundings of public finance exposures. Operating income for FY 2012 was $535 million or $2.81 per diluted share, compared with $601 million, or $3.24 per diluted share, for the year ended December 31, 2011. Fourth quarter 2012 net income was $74 million or $0.38 per diluted share compared with fourth quarter 2011 net loss of $84 million, or $0.46 per diluted share.
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Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AHT) closed at $11.68. The Company posted adjusted EBITDA increased $8.2 million or 10.9% during the fourth quarter. RevPAR increased 8.6% for all hotels in the Highland Hospitality portfolio. RevPAR increased 4.4% for all Legacy hotels in continuing operations, driven by a 2.5% increase in ADR and a 124 basis point increase in occupancy. Net loss attributable to common shareholders was $21.1 million or $0.32 per diluted share compared with net loss attributable to common shareholders of $18.3 million, or $0.28 per diluted share in the prior year quarter
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Apollo Commercial Real Est. Finance Inc. (NYSE:ARI) closed at $17.59. The Company generated $12.3 million of net interest income in the fourth quarter from the Company's $669 million investment portfolio, which had a current weighted average underwritten internal rate of return of approximately 12.7% and a levered weighted average underwritten IRR of approximately 14.1% at December 31, 2012. The Company reported Operating Earnings of $7.4 million, or $0.27 per share, for the three months ended December 31, 2012, as compared to Operating Earnings of $8.3 million, or $0.39 per share, for the three months ended December 31, 2011. The Company completed an underwritten public offering of 7,404,640 shares of common stock at a price of $16.81 per share, raising net proceeds of $124.1 million.
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