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.

Several price targets were given for APO by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 34.5, implying potential capital gains of 22.43 percent. The lowest price target was 26, implying a possible loss of -7.74 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 6.2 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 4 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of APO's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -17.77 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of APO is -0.52.

APO has traded between a high of 28.50 and a low of 16.64 over the past year. Today's price is 69.35 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 1.12 percent. 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 market cap of APO is $11.62 billion. APO's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.