4. As of noon trading, Apollo Group ( APOL) is up $0.69 (3.6%) to $19.76 on average volume Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Apollo Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $19.07-$19.76 after having opened the day at $19.14 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $19.06.

Apollo Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides online and on-campus educational programs and services at the undergraduate, master's, and doctoral levels. Apollo Group has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 64.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Apollo Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Apollo Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Apollo Group Ratings Report now.

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