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Posts Tagged ‘Apollo Group Inc (APOL)’


Apollo Group Inc (APOL) Still Treading In Murky Waters Following Earnings Report, Hedgies Jumping Ship

Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)‘s stock is down by almost 10% in pre-market trading following a rather disappointing earnings release for the third......(read more)
DeVry Inc. (NYSE:DV)

Apollo Group Inc (APOL), DeVry Inc. (DV) & Investing In For-Profit Schools

With for-profit schools under renewed scrutiny we decided to look at their impact on the market.  A recent article from Bloomberg is shedding new......(read more)
JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC): Should Credit Unions Pay Taxes?

Credit unions got a big reputational boost during the financial crisis, as banking customers protested what in their eyes were reckless lending practices......(read more)
McGraw Hill Financial Inc

McGraw Hill Financial Inc (MHFI), Apollo Group Inc (APOL), Pearson PLC (ADR) (PSO): Is the Textbook Market a Sustainable Business?

A popular chart going around shows that since 2001, college textbooks have increased in price more than 100% while recreational books have fallen in price......(read more)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS), Apollo Group Inc (APOL): Avoid These Shrinking Market Leaders

Even the best companies are finding it hard to generate solid revenue growth these days. The slow-growth economy means that the majority of companies......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Apollo Group Inc (APOL), DeVry Inc. (DV): Is Going to College Worthwhile? Based on a New Study, It Depends

We’ve all heard the adage that if we want a good job, we have to go to college first. In the past — and when I say “the past,”......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Apollo Group Inc (APOL), Strayer Education Inc (STRA): Why This Company Will Change the Education Services Industry

For-profit education is regarded as one of the worst possible industries to invest your money in. The industry has long been known for its high default......(read more)
Andreas Halvorsen

Equinix Inc (EQIX), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)–Hedge Fund Battleground Stocks: What Should You Do?

A popular misconception among investors is that the rounds of 13F filings released by hedge funds and other notable investors several weeks after the......(read more)
Washington Post Company (NYSE:WPO)

Hedge Funds Are Dumping The Washington Post Company (WPO)

Post-Bezos, is The Washington Post Company (NYSE:WPO) a buy? If you were to ask many market players, hedge funds are perceived as delayed, old investment......(read more)
DeVry Inc. (NYSE:DV)

Should You Buy DeVry Inc. (DV)?

To the average investor, there are tons of gauges shareholders can use to watch their holdings. A couple of the most innovative are hedge fund and insider......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

What Hedge Funds Think About Apollo Group Inc (APOL)

At the moment, there are plenty of gauges investors can use to analyze publicly traded companies. Two of the most innovative are hedge fund and insider......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Apollo Group Inc (APOL), DeVry Inc. (DV), Corinthian Colleges Inc (COCO): For-Profit Education and the Jobs Debate

I have been following the for-profit education sector for a number of years now. In that time, I’ve been convinced that many of the major players......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Career Education Corp. (CECO), Grand Canyon Education Inc (LOPE), Apollo Group Inc (APOL): These ‘Hated’ Stocks Have Staged A Remarkable Comeback. Can The Good Times Last?

What do Warren Buffett and Sir John Templeton have in common? They both made billions by following one simple maxim: Find stocks or industries that are......(read more) Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) Inc (PCLN), Apple Inc. (AAPL): Ten Interesting and Little-Known Facts About the S&P 500 (.INX)

Make no mistake about it: The U.S. stock market’s most iconic and prolific stock market index is the Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow Jones Indices......(read more)
DeVry Inc. (NYSE:DV)

DeVry Inc. (DV), American Public Education, Inc. (APEI): The State of For-Profit Education

It’s difficult to identify turning points for an industry and say: “That’s when everything started to change.” But if forced to......(read more)
DeVry Inc. (NYSE:DV)

DeVry Inc. (DV), American Public Education, Inc. (APEI): The Student-Debt Debacle in For-Profit Education

I’m taking time this week to dive deeper into the for-profit education industry. Back in February 2011, I told readers why I was staying as far......(read more)
DeVry Inc. (NYSE:DV)

DeVry Inc. (DV), ITT Educational Services, Inc. (ESI): Following the Money in For-Profit Education

As a former teacher and son of a current university professor, I’ve always been interested in following for-profit education companies. By and large......(read more)
DeVry Inc. (NYSE:DV)

DeVry Inc. (DV), ITT Educational Services, Inc. (ESI), Apollo Group Inc (APOL): The Mass Exodus From For-Profit Education

Being a former middle school teacher and son of a university professor, I became very interested in researching for-profit education when I became a full......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Apollo Group Inc (APOL), Bridgepoint Education Inc (BPI), Strayer Education Inc (STRA) – Don’t Be Fooled: This Industry Is Still in Decline

For-profit education stocks have suffered mightily over the past year on widespread concerns. At the heart of it is an ongoing concern over the very economic......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Grand Canyon Education Inc (LOPE), Apollo Group Inc (APOL): Should You Dip a Toe in the Education Sector?

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, a record 21.6 million students attended U.S. colleges and universities in 2012, up 40% from......(read more)
Strayer Education Inc (NASDAQ:STRA)

Strayer Education Inc (STRA), Apollo Group Inc (APOL), Bridgepoint Education Inc (BPI): Searching For Value in the Education Industry

The education industry in America has been hurting for the last two years or so. Enrollments have declined across the board. According to the National......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Apollo Group Inc (APOL): The Sell-Off of This Educational Stock Is Overdone

As the costs of higher education rise, the stocks of for-profit education companies find themselves in trouble. Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL) has recently......(read more)
Bridgepoint Education Inc (NYSE:BPI)

Bridgepoint Education Inc (BPI): Now Is the Time to Invest in Education

To say that higher education in America is hurting would be an understatement. Big brother-like investigations and regulations from the US Government,......(read more)
Bridgepoint Education Inc (NYSE:BPI)

Bridgepoint Education Inc (BPI), Apollo Group Inc (APOL): Now Is the Time to Invest in Education

Note: This article has been amended to better reflect the status of University of Phoenix’s accreditation status. To say that higher education in......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Apollo Group Inc (APOL), ITT Educational Services, Inc. (ESI): Why Rising Student Loan Rates Aren’t the Real Problem

Yesterday, interest rates on new federally subsidized Stafford student loans doubled from 3.4% to 6.8%. The move brought an angry response from students......(read more)
Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX)

Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (ABX), Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): Stocks Sell-Side Analysts Believe Will Turn Around

Even with the market as a whole doing well over the last year, a number of stocks have seen significant declines in their stock prices. While this at......(read more)
Bridgepoint Education Inc (NYSE:BPI)

Bridgepoint Education Inc (BPI), Strayer Education Inc (STRA), Apollo Investment Corp. (AINV): This Industry Is in Serious Trouble

If you’re an investor who owns stocks, you know that risk management is a key component of building a portfolio. As stockholders, we are residual claimants......(read more)
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF)

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF), Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Apollo Group Inc (APOL): Today’s 3 Worst Stocks

Editor’s note: This article was originally published yesterday No matter the market, there will always be a few lagging disappointments holding......(read more)
International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM)

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), Apollo Group Inc (APOL): Markets Rise on a Weak GDP Number. What’s Going On?

This morning, the release of the final revision to the first-quarter GDP number was seen as a positive thing for equities, despite the GDP number representing......(read more)
The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA)

The Boeing Company (BA), Alcoa Inc (AA): Confused? Bad News Sends the Dow Higher

Ever since the Federal Reserve announced its preliminary plans to exit its quantitative-easing program, investors have changed their previous views that......(read more)
Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute (INDEXDJX:^DJI)

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI), News Corp (NWS): Even Passive Investors Can’t Ignore This

Thousands of professional investors have their performance gauged against the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX). That fact, along with the inability of many......(read more)
Rosetta Stone Inc

Rosetta Stone Inc (RST), 3D Systems Corporation (DDD) & Stratasys, Ltd. (SSYS): 3 Alternative Perspectives for Investing in the Education Sector

Often when people consider investing in the education sector, they primarily turn to for-profit education companies– Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Apollo Group Inc (APOL), Newmont Mining Corp (NEM), Safeway Inc. (SWY): Today’s 3 Worst Stocks

The markets saw a second straight day of big gains Tuesday, ahead of pivotal statements by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke tomorrow on the future......(read more)
Steve Cohen

Should We Follow Steven Cohen Into ITT Education Services, Inc. (ESI)?

Recently, Steven Cohen has filed a 13G filing to disclose his passive stake in ITT Educational Services, Inc. (NYSE:ESI). He accumulated more than 1.23......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Apollo Group Inc (APOL): Stay Away From For-Profit Education

Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL), the for-profit education company that is the parent of University of Phoenix, looks like a great deal on the surface.......(read more)
First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR)

First Solar, Inc. (FSLR), Apollo Group Inc (APOL), Monsanto Company (MON): Yesterday’s Three Best Stocks

Editor’s note: this article was first published on Monday. With few earnings reports on the docket and no major U.S. economic data crossing the......(read more)
Strayer Education Inc (NASDAQ:STRA)

Strayer Education Inc (STRA), DeVry Inc. (DV): Should You Stray Away From This For-Profit Education Services Provider?

The most profitable investment opportunities are found in industries that are perceived to be high risk. One example is the for-profit education sector......(read more)
Largest Financial Services Companies

Citigroup Inc (C), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS): Are “Cov-Lite” Loans Bad for Investors’ Financial Health?

Investors want yield, and banks want to give it to them. There’s nothing wrong with that, usually — except when investor demand begins to......(read more)
Strayer Education Inc (NASDAQ:STRA)

Strayer Education Inc (STRA), Apollo Group Inc (APOL): Three Education Stocks Poised For a Turnaround

Editor’s Note: The initial article stated Apollo Group was in the process of laying off 47% of their University of Phoenix employees. This has been......(read more)

Here is What Hedge Funds Think About Grand Canyon Education Inc (LOPE)

Is Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) the right pick for your portfolio? Investors who are in the know are becoming less hopeful. The number of......(read more)
Strayer Education Inc (NASDAQ:STRA)

Strayer Education Inc (STRA): Three Education Stocks Poised For a Turnaround

For-profit education stocks are setting up for a dramatic rebound as major fundamental factors shift in favor of these investments. The for-profit education......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Do Hedge Funds and Insiders Love Apollo Group Inc (APOL)?

Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL) has experienced a decrease in enthusiasm from smart money recently. In today’s marketplace, there are many indicators......(read more)

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD), Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT): The Downside of Falling Unemployment

It is hard to buy food or pay rent when you are unemployed. Double-income families can usually handle the effects of unemployment by relying on one income......(read more)

ITT Educational Services, Inc. (ESI): Who’s A Buy Now?

ITT Educational Services, Inc. (NYSE:ESI)’s  stock was battered in 2012. After starting the year trading at $59.82, ITT Educational Services, Inc......(read more)

Billionaire Ray Dalio’s Trades for Q2 Include Buying Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

Billionaire Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates is one of the largest hedge funds in the world, with assets under management of over $100 billion......(read more)

Bridgepoint Education Inc (BPI): Weighing The Factors

A recent study reports that in Texas, “On average, a year after graduation, students with two-year technical degrees have first-year median earnings......(read more)

Corinthian Colleges Inc (COCO), Capella Education Company (CPLA), Apollo Group Inc (APOL): Big Government Will Destroy Investors in For-Profit Education Stocks

The for-profit education industry is becoming a contrarian hotbed after the Department of Education’s initial round of rule-making for the industry......(read more)

Strayer Education Inc (STRA), Bridgepoint Education Inc (BPI), Apollo Group Inc (APOL): Should Investors Send For-Profit Education Stocks to Detention?

The for-profit education industry in the United States is shrouded in controversy and concern. Investors are understandably shaken by poor financial performance......(read more)

3D Systems Corporation (DDD), Stratasys, Ltd. (SSYS): Investing in Major Growth

An article came out toward the end of 2012 highlighting 10 of the fastest growing industries in America.  What are some of the industries, and who is......(read more)

ITT Educational Services, Inc. (ESI), Walter Energy, Inc. (WLT): Two of Yesterday’s Big Disappointments

The old investing maxim “sell in May and go away” means we’re quickly approaching the time when the incredible run of the Dow Jones......(read more)