Apollo Group Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (APOL)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Apollo Group (Nasdaq: APOL) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $35.42, below its previous 52-week low of $35.45 with 277,531 shares traded as of 9:45 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.6 million shares over the past 30 days.

Apollo Group has a market cap of $4.36 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 33.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Apollo Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides online and on-campus educational programs and services at the undergraduate, master's, and doctoral levels. The company has a P/E ratio of eight, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Apollo Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. You can view the full Apollo Group Ratings Report.

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