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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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Cash to Debt 7.29
NAS:APOL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. NAS:APOL: 7.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:APOL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.64  Med: 14.03 Max: No Debt
Current: 7.29
Equity to Asset 0.53
NAS:APOL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. NAS:APOL: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:APOL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.53
0.32
0.75
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.32
M-Score: -2.51
WACC vs ROIC
4.31%
-15.55%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 5/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -3.12
NAS:APOL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. NAS:APOL: -3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:APOL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.12  Med: 18.21 Max: 26.96
Current: -3.12
-3.12
26.96
Net-margin (%) -4.02
NAS:APOL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. NAS:APOL: -4.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:APOL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.02  Med: 10.66 Max: 15.17
Current: -4.02
-4.02
15.17
ROE (%) -7.84
NAS:APOL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.55 vs. NAS:APOL: -7.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:APOL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.84  Med: 41.47 Max: 66.03
Current: -7.84
-7.84
66.03
ROA (%) -4.06
NAS:APOL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. NAS:APOL: -4.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:APOL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.06  Med: 14.94 Max: 29.92
Current: -4.06
-4.06
29.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -18.57
NAS:APOL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.82 vs. NAS:APOL: -18.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:APOL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.57  Med: 141.92 Max: 215
Current: -18.57
-18.57
215
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -15.40
NAS:APOL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NAS:APOL: -15.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:APOL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.4  Med: 20.8 Max: 35.2
Current: -15.4
-15.4
35.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -59.00
NAS:APOL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. NAS:APOL: -59.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:APOL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59  Med: 21.7 Max: 39.6
Current: -59
-59
39.6
» NAS:APOL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

APOL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 50,503 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,144,525 sh (+345.12%)
FPA Capital Fund 4,986,930 sh (+52.22%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 147,122 sh (+45.77%)
First Pacific Advisors 10,132,310 sh (+32.93%)
Murray Stahl 76,158 sh (+27.88%)
Yacktman Fund 1,875,000 sh (unchged)
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Donald Yacktman 2,123,569 sh (-1.11%)
Jeremy Grantham 109,900 sh (-1.35%)
John Rogers 125,860 sh (-4.44%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,941,173 sh (-10.15%)
Jeff Auxier 130,929 sh (-31.04%)
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Q1 2016

APOL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Mario Gabelli 34,950 sh (New)
Jeff Auxier 161,829 sh (+23.60%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 155,909 sh (+5.97%)
Yacktman Fund 1,875,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl Sold Out
John Rogers Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Donald Yacktman 2,120,904 sh (-0.13%)
Jim Simons 1,072,300 sh (-6.31%)
Jeremy Grantham 99,800 sh (-9.19%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,611,840 sh (-16.97%)
First Pacific Advisors 7,401,634 sh (-26.95%)
FPA Capital Fund 3,591,814 sh (-27.98%)
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Q2 2016

APOL Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Mario Gabelli 66,450 sh (+90.13%)
Yacktman Fund 1,875,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Donald Yacktman 2,120,584 sh (-0.02%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 155,488 sh (-0.27%)
Jeff Auxier 153,650 sh (-5.05%)
Jeremy Grantham 81,612 sh (-18.22%)
FPA Capital Fund 2,436,067 sh (-32.18%)
First Pacific Advisors 4,692,581 sh (-36.60%)
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Q3 2016

APOL Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 11,837 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 68,230 sh (+2.68%)
Yacktman Fund 1,875,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Donald Yacktman 2,118,054 sh (-0.12%)
Jeff Auxier 143,900 sh (-6.35%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 145,019 sh (-6.73%)
FPA Capital Fund 1,598,004 sh (-34.40%)
First Pacific Advisors 3,016,689 sh (-35.71%)
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Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services
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Traded in other countries:APO.Germany, APOL.Mexico,
Apollo Education Group Inc is a private education service provider. It offers undergraduate, graduate, professional development & other non-degree educational programs and services.

Apollo Education Group Inc was incorporated in Arizona in 1981. It offers educational programs and services, online and on-campus at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels. Its learning platforms include the following The University of Phoenix, Inc., Apollo Global, Inc. which also includes BPP Holdings Limited, Universidad Latinoamericana, Universidad de Artes, Ciencias y Comunicación, and Indian Education Services Private Ltd., Western International University, Inc., Institute for Professional Development, The College for Financial Planning Institutes Corporation, Carnegie Learning, Inc., and Apollo Lightspeed. Its institutions offer Accredited Degree Programs, Professional Examinations Training and Professional Development, and Employers. The Company's international operations include full-time and part-time courses, delivered on-campus or online, for professional examination preparation, professional development training and various degree/certificate/diploma programs. It competes mainly with traditional public and private two-year and four-year degree-granting regionally accredited colleges and universities, other proprietary degree-granting regionally accredited schools and alternatives to higher education. Its domestic postsecondary institutions are subject to extensive federal and state regulations.

Ratios

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P/B 0.98
APOL's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. APOL: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
APOL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 4.58 Max: 23.04
Current: 0.98
0.66
23.04
P/S 0.49
APOL's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. APOL: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
APOL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.3 Max: 4.89
Current: 0.49
0.29
4.89
POCF 22.87
APOL's POCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.61 vs. APOL: 22.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
APOL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.85  Med: 9.21 Max: 22.91
Current: 22.87
3.85
22.91
EV-to-EBITDA 8.60
APOL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
65% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. APOL: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
APOL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 5.8 Max: 22.3
Current: 8.6
0.6
22.3
Shiller P/E 3.66
APOL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.39 vs. APOL: 3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
APOL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.39  Med: 16.35 Max: 60.63
Current: 3.66
2.39
60.63
Current Ratio 1.52
APOL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. APOL: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
APOL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 1.45 Max: 2.83
Current: 1.52
1.07
2.83
Quick Ratio 1.52
APOL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. APOL: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
APOL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 1.45 Max: 2.83
Current: 1.52
1.07
2.83
Days Sales Outstanding 36.42
APOL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 36.42 vs. APOL: 36.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
APOL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.14  Med: 24.68 Max: 36.42
Current: 36.42
15.14
36.42
Days Payable 19.84
APOL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
64% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.53 vs. APOL: 19.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
APOL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.4  Med: 17.74 Max: 23.81
Current: 19.84
12.4
23.81

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.10
APOL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. APOL: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
APOL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: 1.2 Max: 10.2
Current: 1.1
-3
10.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.14
APOL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. APOL: 7.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
APOL' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.67  Med: 23.96 Max: 849.8
Current: 7.14
6.67
849.8
Price/Tangible Book 1.72
APOL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. APOL: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
APOL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 11.17 Max: 23.71
Current: 1.72
1.6
23.71
Price/Projected FCF 0.27
APOL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. APOL: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
APOL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.29 Max: 5.1
Current: 0.27
0.23
5.1
Price/Median PS Value 0.38
APOL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. APOL: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
APOL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 2.65 Max: 6.97
Current: 0.38
0.35
6.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -13.77
APOL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. APOL: -13.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
APOL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.2  Med: 13.55 Max: 80.5
Current: -13.77
-14.2
80.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -22.39
APOL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. APOL: -22.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
APOL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.4  Med: 23.8 Max: 41.5
Current: -22.39
-22.4
41.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,102
EPS (TTM) $ -0.79
Beta0.23
Short Percentage of Float2.62%
52-Week Range $6.31 - 9.52
Shares Outstanding (Mil)109.62
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