Apollo Education Group SVP Sells $105,373 in Stock (APOL)
Apollo Education Group (NASDAQ:APOL) SVP Sean Martin sold 3,709 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.41, for a total transaction of $105,372.69. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 97,335 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,765,287. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
Apollo Education Group (NASDAQ:APOL) traded up 1.96% on Tuesday, hitting $29.64. 1,696,517 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Apollo Education Group has a 52-week low of $16.89 and a 52-week high of $35.92. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $28.27 and a 200-day moving average of $29.91. The company has a market cap of $3.299 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.37.
Apollo Education Group (NASDAQ:APOL) last released its earnings data on Tuesday, April 1st. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $679.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $689.04 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.34 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 18.6% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Apollo Education Group will post $2.32 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms have recently commented on APOL. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Apollo Education Group from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, April 21st. They now have a $29.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Robert W. Baird cut their price target on shares of Apollo Education Group from $36.00 to $33.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 9th. Finally, analysts at Citigroup Inc. raised their price target on shares of Apollo Education Group from $30.00 to $35.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $32.64.
Apollo Education Group, Inc offers educational programs and services, online and on-campus, at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels.
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