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Posts Tagged ‘Apollo Group Inc (APOL)’

Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Apollo Group Inc (APOL), DeVry Inc. (DV): Wow…Is For-Profit Education Actually Dead?

For most of the past decade, private for-profit educational institutions were the fastest growing—and arguably the most visible—part of U.S. higher......(read more)

Apollo Group Inc (APOL), Western Digital Corp. (WDC), Seagate Technology PLC (STX): The 5 Cheapest Stocks in the Market

With the S&P 500 having hit a new all-time high on Thursday, many investors are thinking about getting back into the stock market. But concerns about......(read more)

Apollo Group Inc (APOL): This Education Company Is Clearly Smart Despite Trouble

The for-profit US education sector is a lesser favorite among investors, given the current decline in student enrollments, high student loan balances......(read more)

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD), Apollo Group Inc (APOL): Why the Dow Gave Back Its Cyprus Gains

New investors are consistently surprised when long-hoped-for good news fails to produce a lasting jump in the stock market. This morning, U.S. investors......(read more)

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (ADR) (JASO), Apollo Group Inc (APOL): 5 Reasons to Worry About Next Week

The economy is showing signs of fumbling the recovery. Sure, the housing market is rocking these days. The National Association of Realtors chimed in......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Apollo Group Inc (APOL), DeVry Inc. (DV): Education is Changing, Are You Ready?

Editor’s Note: Contrary to reporting in a prior version of this post, Ashford University retains its accreditation, and did not recently lose it......(read more)

How to Short the Student Loan Bubble: DeVry Inc. (DV), Apollo Group Inc (APOL)

Houston, we have a problem. After years of more and more aid, more loans, and fewer jobs, the student loan bubble looks ready to pop. The Federal Reserve......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Has Apollo Group Inc (APOL) Become the Perfect Stock?

Every investor would love to stumble upon the perfect stock. But will you ever really find a stock that provides everything you could possibly want? One......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Apollo Group Inc (APOL), Strayer Education Inc (STRA): Enrollments Continue to Decline at For-Profit Schools

Back in October, I asked whether the third-quarter earnings coming out of the for-profit education sector were a sign that the industry — as we......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Apollo Group Inc (APOL), Bridgepoint Education Inc (BPI): Taking For-Profit Education Stocks to School

The for-profit education industry in the United States is shrouded in controversy and concern.  Investors are understandably shaken by poor financial......(read more)
Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY)

With M&A Popping, More Deals Lie Ahead: Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY), Deckers Outdoor Corp (DECK), Apollo Group Inc (APOL)

Monday morning, Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)’s Chairman Leonard Riggio announced that he will finance a bid to take the company’s retail operations......(read more)
DeVry Inc. (NYSE:DV)

Don’t Get Schooled By DeVry Inc. (DV)

DeVry Inc. (NYSE:DV) was up over 16% earlier this month on better than expected quarterly earnings. The for-profit education company has seen its stock......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Today’s 3 Worst Stocks: Apollo Group Inc (APOL), Apple Inc. (AAPL) and More

Stocks traded moderately higher today, with the benchmark S&P 500 Index adding 2.4 points, or 0.16%, to close at 1,519 ahead of President Obama’......(read more)
O'Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY)

Today’s 3 Best Stocks: O’Reilly Automotive Inc (ORLY), Apollo Group Inc (APOL) and More

The broad-based S&P 500 was treated to positive news early this morning, when weekly jobless claims figures pointed to a slight drop in week-over-......(read more)
McDonald's Corporation (MCD)

Let’s Talk About Vice: McDonald’s Corporation (MCD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Apollo Group Inc (APOL)

In socially responsible investing, it’s pretty well established that alcohol, tobacco, firearms, and gambling stocks are off the table. They’......(read more)
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

Bullish options in play at Impax Laboratories Inc (IPXL)

Impax Laboratories Inc (NASDAQ:IPXL) – Upside call options are active on specialty pharmaceutical company, Impax Laboratories, Inc., this morning,......(read more)

Apollo Group (APOL), Rosetta Stone (RST) Among Ariel Investments’ Top Picks

John Rogers founded Ariel Investments in 1983 following a stint at William Blair & Company. Rogers received an AB in economics from Princeton University......(read more)
Chase Coleman Tiger Global Management

Billionaire Chase Coleman’s Tiger Global Is Selling This Stock

At the beginning of this year, Tiger Global Management owned a total of about 23.5 million shares in TAL Education Group (NYSE:XRS), a $670 million market......(read more)
Steven Cohen, Point72 Asset Management

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, Kenneth Griffin, Geoffrey Raynor

SAC trader in Preet’s sights (NYPost) Oops, they did it again! Yet another trader with ties to hedge-fund titan Steven Cohen has gotten caught up in......(read more)
Greenlight Capital Investor Letter

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, George Soros, Telus Corp

Is Lululemon Athletica (LULU) About to Get ‘Einhorned’ (StreetInsider) Another day, another David Einhorn rumor. Today, market chatter suggests......(read more)

For-Profit Schools: 1 To Buy and 2 To Avoid

Much to the displeasure of orthodox academia, for-profit colleges and universities have become major players in the higher education business.  In its......(read more)

Apollo Group $APOL Soars in Early Trading on Earnings Report, Hedge Funds Make Big

Several hedge funds made big after Apollo Group (APOL), the company behind University of Phoenix, reported profits and sales above analyst estimates,......(read more)

Lee Ainslie and Maverick Capital’s Extremely Bullish Stock Picks

Lee Ainslie’s Maverick Capital was extremely bullish about Hewlett-Packard during the third quarter. They bet $400 Million on HPQ, making it the second......(read more)
Andreas Halvorsen

Andreas Halvorsen and Viking Global’s New Stock Picks

Ole Andreas Halvorsen is one of the most successful Tiger cubs. Norwegian Halvorsen launched Viking Global at the end of 1999 with former Tiger employees......(read more)
Chase Coleman Tiger Global

Facebook Billionaire Chase Coleman’s Disappointing Stock Picks

Tiger Global’s Chase Coleman is one of the more successful tiger cubs. Coleman worked for Julian Robertson between 1997 and 2000, then launched Tiger......(read more)
Chase Coleman Tiger Global

Chase Coleman’s (Tiger Global Management) Latest Stock Picks

Tiger Global Management is a hedge fund run by Chase Coleman. Seeded by legendary investor Julian Robertson, Coleman is only 35 years old and a graduate......(read more)

Lee Ainslie’s Maverick Capital’s New Stock Picks and Portfolio

Lee Ainslie’s Maverick Capital bought nearly $400 Million worth of Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) shares in the third quarter. HPQ was David Tepper’s biggest......(read more)