Analyst Ratings for Apollo Global Management LLC Cl A (APO)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Apollo Global Management LLC Cl A (NYSE:APO) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, APO received an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 17 analysts covering the stock, 11 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for APO. The most optimistic price target was 34.5, which equates to a potential upside of 22.43 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 26, implying a possible loss of -7.74 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -10.98 percent. That number becomes -10.19 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -2.35 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 6.2 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 4 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of APO to grow at a rate of -17.77 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. APO has a PEG ratio of -0.52.

In the trailing 52-weeks, APO hit 28.50 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 16.64. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 69.35 percent, and 1.12 percent below the high. APO has a P/E ratio of 9.3. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The APO value stock report compares APO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $11.62 billion. APO's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.