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Apollo Global Management, Inc is an asset management business based in the US. Apollo Global Management shares (APO) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Apollo Global Management employs 1,511 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.5 billion.

How to buy shares in Apollo Global Management

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Apollo Global Management. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: APO. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Apollo Global Management reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$38.98, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Apollo Global Management, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Apollo Global Management. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

How has coronavirus impacted Apollo Global Management's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Apollo Global Management's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was USD$38.98, which is 14.69% down on its pre-crash value of USD$45.69 and 100.31% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$19.46.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Apollo Global Management shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$518.13 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$848.59.

Apollo Global Management share price

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Apollo Global Management shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market closeUSD$38.98
52-week rangeUSD$19.46 - USD$55.385
50-day moving average USD$45.1023
200-day moving average USD$46.1144
Wall St. target priceUSD$52.71
PE ratio 10.9137
Dividend yield USD$1.96 (4.55%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.079

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Is it a good time to buy Apollo Global Management stock?

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Apollo Global Management price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $38.98 from 2020-10-19

1 week (2020-10-16) -3.66%
1 month (2020-09-25) -12.84%
3 months (2020-07-24) -25.07%
6 months (2020-04-24) 0.10%
1 year (2019-10-25) -5.41%
2 years (2018-10-25) 30.54%
3 years (2017-10-25) 20.76%
5 years (2015-10-23) 109.68%

Is Apollo Global Management under- or over-valued?

Valuing Apollo Global Management stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Apollo Global Management's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Apollo Global Management's P/E ratio

Apollo Global Management's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Apollo Global Management shares trade at around 11x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Apollo Global Management's PEG ratio

Apollo Global Management's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.37. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Apollo Global Management's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Apollo Global Management financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 21.74%
Gross profit TTM USD$2.8 billion
Return on assets TTM -3.21%
Return on equity TTM -11.96%
Profit margin -1.34%
Book value $1.635
Market capitalisation USD$8.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Apollo Global Management shares

There are currently 4.3 million Apollo Global Management shares held short by investors – that's known as Apollo Global Management's "short interest". This figure is 10.2% down from 4.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Apollo Global Management shares can be evaluated.

Apollo Global Management's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Apollo Global Management's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Apollo Global Management shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Apollo Global Management shares traded daily (recently around 1.2 million). Apollo Global Management's SIR currently stands at 3.55. In other words for every 100,000 Apollo Global Management shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3550 shares are currently held short.

However Apollo Global Management's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Apollo Global Management shares, or, against the total number of tradable Apollo Global Management shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Apollo Global Management's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Apollo Global Management shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0248% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Apollo Global Management shares, roughly 25 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Apollo Global Management.

Find out more about how you can short Apollo Global Management stock.

Apollo Global Management share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 93.12% of net profits

Recently Apollo Global Management has paid out, on average, around 93.12% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.55% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Apollo Global Management shareholders could enjoy a 4.55% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Apollo Global Management's case, that would currently equate to about $1.96 per share.

Apollo Global Management's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Apollo Global Management's most recent dividend payout was on 31 August 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 17 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Apollo Global Management's shares ever split?

Apollo Global Management's shares were split on 22 August 2013.

Apollo Global Management share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Apollo Global Management's shares have ranged in value from as little as $19.46 up to $55.385. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

APO.US volatility(beta: 1.52)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Apollo Global Management's is 1.5229. This would suggest that Apollo Global Management's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Apollo Global Management overview

Apollo Global Management, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to endowment and sovereign wealth funds, as well as other institutional and individual investors. It manages client focused portfolios. The firm launches and manages hedge funds for its clients. It also manages real estate funds and private equity funds for its clients. The firm invests in the fixed income and alternative investment markets across the globe. Its alternative investments include investment in private equity and real estate markets. The firm's private equity investments include traditional buyouts, recapitalization, distressed buyouts and debt investments in real estate, corporate partner buyouts, distressed asset, corporate carve-outs, middle market, growth capital, turnaround, bridge, corporate restructuring, special situation, acquisition, and industry consolidation transactions. Its fixed income investments include income-oriented senior loans, bonds, collateralized loan obligations, structured credit, opportunistic credit, non-performing loans, distressed debt, mezzanine debt, and value oriented fixed income securities. The firm seeks to invest in chemicals, commodities, consumer and retail, oil and gas, metals, mining, agriculture, commodities, distribution and transportation, financial and business services, manufacturing and industrial, media distribution, cable, entertainment and leisure, telecom, technology, natural resources, energy, packaging and materials, and satellite and wireless industries. It seeks to invest in companies based in across North America with a focus on United States, and Europe. The firm also makes investments outside North America, primarily in Western Europe and Asia. It employs a combination of contrarian, value, and distressed strategies to make its investments. The firm seeks to make investments in the range of $10 million and $1.5 billion. The firm seeks to invest in companies with Enterprise value between $200 million to $2.5 billion. The firm conduct

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