BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA decreased its position in Apollo Education Group Inc. (NASDAQ:APOL) by 52.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 17,552 shares of the company’s stock after selling 19,109 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA’s holdings in Apollo Education Group were worth $140,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. AIMZ Investment Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Apollo Education Group during the first quarter worth $201,000. Winton Capital Group Ltd bought a new stake in Apollo Education Group during the second quarter worth $105,000. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in Apollo Education Group by 103.4% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 13,650 shares of the company’s stock worth $113,000 after buying an additional 6,939 shares during the last quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas increased its stake in Apollo Education Group by 21.1% in the second quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 14,450 shares of the company’s stock worth $132,000 after buying an additional 2,521 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Eqis Capital Management Inc. bought a new stake in Apollo Education Group during the third quarter worth $129,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 75.75% of the company’s stock.
Apollo Education Group Inc. (NASDAQ:APOL) opened at 8.12 on Wednesday. The company’s market cap is $883.29 million. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $8.27 and its 200 day moving average is $8.61. Apollo Education Group Inc. has a 12-month low of $6.31 and a 12-month high of $11.02.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Apollo Education Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, July 12th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $10.08.
Apollo Education Group Company Profile
Apollo Education Group, Inc is a private education provider. The Company offers undergraduate, graduate, certificate and non-degree educational programs and services, online and on-campus, principally to working learners in the United States and abroad. The Company’s segments are University of Phoenix, Apollo Global and Other.
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