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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.39
APO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. APO: 1.39 )
APO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.09   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.39

Equity to Asset 0.08
APO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
68% of the 1532 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. APO: 0.08 )
APO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.13   Max: 0.14
Current: 0.08

-0.13
0.14
Interest Coverage 61.24
APO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 1277 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1141.11 vs. APO: 61.24 )
APO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 21.88   Max: 61.24
Current: 61.24

21.88
61.24
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.52
M-Score: -2.94
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 40.28
APO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1579 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 53.32 vs. APO: 40.28 )
APO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -822   Max: 47.99
Current: 40.28

-822
47.99
Net-margin (%) 14.67
APO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 46.96 vs. APO: 14.67 )
APO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -273.16   Max: 107.65
Current: 14.67

-273.16
107.65
ROE (%) 12.46
APO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.94 vs. APO: 12.46 )
APO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -196.11   Max: 24.86
Current: 12.46

-196.11
24.86
ROA (%) 1.34
APO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1624 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. APO: 1.34 )
APO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.99   Max: 3.06
Current: 1.34

-6.99
3.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 93.07
APO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 82.09 vs. APO: 93.07 )
APO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -707.84   Max: 208.15
Current: 93.07

-707.84
208.15
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.50
APO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. APO: 6.50 )
APO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 29.8
Current: 6.5

0
29.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 36.10
APO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. APO: 36.10 )
APO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 576.2
Current: 36.1

0
576.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 67.90
APO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. APO: 67.90 )
APO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 67.9
Current: 67.9

0
67.9
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

APO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Tom Gayner 155,300 sh (+54.84%)
Murray Stahl 49,631 sh (+3.83%)
Chuck Royce 605,000 sh (-24.2%)
Howard Marks 500,000 sh (-50%)
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Q1 2014

APO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Howard Marks 660,000 sh (+32%)
Murray Stahl 64,868 sh (+30.7%)
Tom Gayner 182,000 sh (+17.19%)
Chuck Royce 605,000 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

APO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Kyle Bass 2,289,984 sh (New)
Jim Simons 163,734 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 33,550 sh (New)
Howard Marks 1,117,500 sh (+69.32%)
Tom Gayner 221,000 sh (+21.43%)
Murray Stahl 69,843 sh (+7.67%)
Chuck Royce 607,700 sh (+0.45%)
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Q3 2014

APO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

NWQ Managers 118,750 sh (+253.95%)
Tom Gayner 275,000 sh (+24.43%)
Murray Stahl 69,997 sh (+0.22%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Kyle Bass Sold Out
Chuck Royce 586,600 sh (-3.47%)
Howard Marks 1,000,000 sh (-10.51%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with APO

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Tom Gayner 2014-09-30 Add 24.43%0.04%$22.61 - $27.85 $ 23.56-6%275000
NWQ Managers 2014-09-30 Add 253.95%0.02%$22.61 - $27.85 $ 23.56-6%118750
Tom Gayner 2014-06-30 Add 21.43%0.03%$24.19 - $31.82 $ 23.56-13%221000
NWQ Managers 2014-06-30 New Buy0.01%$24.19 - $31.82 $ 23.56-13%33550
Tom Gayner 2013-12-31 Add 54.84%0.06%$28.49 - $34.37 $ 23.56-24%155300
Tom Gayner 2013-09-30 New Buy0.1%$23.01 - $29.78 $ 23.56-12%100300
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 4.80
APO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 22.20 vs. APO: 4.80 )
APO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.88   Max: 17.09
Current: 4.8

3.88
17.09
P/B 4.48
APO's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. APO: 4.48 )
APO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.55   Max: 11.75
Current: 4.48

1.55
11.75
P/S 1.70
APO's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.38 vs. APO: 1.70 )
APO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 15.26
Current: 1.7

0.45
15.26
EV-to-EBIT 8.86
APO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 23.33 vs. APO: 8.86 )
APO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1.1   Max: 8.3
Current: 8.86

-1.1
8.3
Shiller P/E 15.59
APO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. APO: 15.59 )
APO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.58   Max: 20.06
Current: 15.59

14.58
20.06
Current Ratio 12.54
APO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. APO: 12.54 )
APO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.26   Max: 12.54
Current: 12.54

2.26
12.54
Quick Ratio 12.54
APO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. APO: 12.54 )
APO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.26   Max: 12.54
Current: 12.54

2.26
12.54

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.01
APO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 1257 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. APO: 5.01 )
APO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 4.27
Current: 5.01

0.39
4.27
Dividend Payout 0.22
APO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. APO: 0.22 )
APO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.22

0.02
0.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.10
APO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. APO: 5.10 )
APO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 4.27
Current: 5.1

0.39
4.27
Share Buyback Rate -13.60
APO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. APO: -13.60 )
APO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -13.6
Current: -13.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 94.24
APO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. APO: 94.24 )
APO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.12   Max: 95.48
Current: 94.24

4.12
95.48
Price/Tangible Book 4.76
APO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. APO: 4.76 )
APO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.83   Max: 42.86
Current: 4.76

1.83
42.86
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.75
APO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. APO: 0.75 )
APO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.75

0.46
0.76
Price/Median PS Value 1.44
APO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. APO: 1.44 )
APO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 11.7
Current: 1.44

0.52
11.7
Price/Graham Number 1.14
APO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. APO: 1.14 )
APO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 7.57
Current: 1.14

0.42
7.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.30
APO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. APO: 11.30 )
APO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 12   Max: 953.7
Current: 11.3

12
953.7

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Traded in other countries:AG31.Germany,
Apollo Global Management LLC was formed as a Delaware limited liability company on July 3, 2007. The Company, together with its consolidated subsidiaries, operates as an alternative investment manager. Its primary business is to raise, invest and manage private equity, credit and real estate funds as well as strategic investment accounts, on behalf of pension, endowment and sovereign wealth funds, as well as other institutional and individual investors. For these investment management services, the Company receives management fees generally related to the amount of assets managed, transaction and advisory fees for the investments made and carried interest income related to the performance of the respective funds that it manages. The Company has three reportable business segments: Private equity, Credit and Real estate. Private equity, invests in control equity and related debt instruments, convertible securities and distressed debt investments; Credit, invests in non-control corporate and structured debt instruments; and Real estate, invests in real estate equity for the acquisition and recapitalization of real estate assets, portfolios, platforms and operating companies, and real estate debt including first mortgage and mezzanine loans, preferred equity and commercial mortgage backed securities. The Company is subject to extensive regulation, including periodic examinations, by governmental and self-regulatory organizations in the jurisdictions in which it operates around the world.
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