News about <![CDATA[apo]]> News about en-us <![CDATA[UPDATE: Deutsche Bank Reiterates on Apollo Global Management LLC on Mixed Factors]]> In a report published Wednesday, Deutsche Bank analyst Brian Bedell reiterated a Hold rating on Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE: ...

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<![CDATA[Market Wrap For April 14: Markets Surge on Positive Retail Data, Citi Earnings]]> U.S. stocks rose to start off the holiday-filled shortened trading week on a positive note as investors found plenty of reason to be ...

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<![CDATA[Barron's Recap: The Tech Bust]]> This weekend in Barron's online: why the tech bust should be no surprise, a special report on retirement, as well as the prospects for ...

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<![CDATA[Market Wrap For April 10: Wednesday's Rally Completely Forgotten]]> U.S. stocks tumbled as investors and traders showed no intention of allowing Wednesday's bull charge to continue.

The Nasdaq ...

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<![CDATA[KKR (KKR), Blackstone (BX), Apollo (APO) Best Growth Plays In Financial Services: Bernstein]]> View the full post at: KKR (KKR), Blackstone (BX), Apollo (APO) Best Growth Plays In Financial Services: Bernstein

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<![CDATA[The 3 Best Growth Plays In Financial Services]]> A new research report this past week from Bernstein Research touted private equity firms Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO), ...

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<![CDATA[Market Wrap For April 3: Markets Winning Streak Fails To Extend To Five Days]]> U.S. stocks were unable to post its fifth consecutive day of gains as the weekly jobless claims figure gained more than ...

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<![CDATA[Benzinga's M&A Chatter for Thursday March 13, 2014]]> The following are the M&A deals, rumors and chatter circulating on Wall Street for Thursday March 13, 2014:

Market Chatter of AMC ...

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<![CDATA[A Better Way To Get Into The Private Equity Mindset]]> Most investors would be better served by adopting the private equity mind set. Private equity funds have been one of the best performing asset classes for decades.

There fund managers tend to buy during difficult times and favor out of favor inexpensive assets and earnings streams. They tend to hold for

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<![CDATA[UPDATE: Apollo Global Posts Drop In Q4 Profit]]> Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE: APO) reported a 7.2% drop in its fourth-quarter profit.

Apollo Global's quarterly profit declined to $159.2 million, or $0.93 per share, versus a year-ago profit of $171.5 million, or $1.12 per share. Its economic net income slipped to $1.06 per share from $1.69 per

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<![CDATA[Market Wrap For February 6: Stocks Higher With All Eyes On Friday's Jobs Report]]> U.S. stocks moved sharply higher today as investors and traders digested positive news about the job market.

It is unclear if Thursday's momentum will be carried forward Friday with the release of the January employment survey.

The Dow gained 1.22 percent, closing at 15,628.53. The S&P 500 gained 1.24 percent, closing at 1,773.43. The

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<![CDATA[McGraw-Hill Education Agrees to Acquire Engrade, Instructional Improvement Platform for K-12 Education; Terms Undisclosed]]> McGraw-Hill Education, a leading digital learning company, today announced that it has agreed to acquire Engrade, the developer of an open digital platform for K-12 education that unifies the data, curriculum and tools that educators use every day to drive student achievement and inform district educational strategy. The move enables

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<![CDATA[Rexnord Corporation Announces Launch of 3M Share Public Offering of Common Stock]]> Rexnord Corporation (NYSE: RXN) (“Rexnord”) announced today that it intends to offer for sale to the public 3,000,000 shares of its common stock. In addition, certain funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC (collectively with its subsidiaries, “Apollo”) (NYSE: APO), and George M. Sherman, Chairman of

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<![CDATA[Market Wrap For January 16: Markets End Two Day Winning Streak]]> The market took a bit of a breather Thursday following two strong days of gains.

Earnings from two major banks failed to keep the momentum alive and investors focused on Best Buy's (NYSE: BBY) disappointing holiday guidance which contradicts the strong retail sales report earlier this week.

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<![CDATA[Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Mostly Lower; Goldman Sachs Posts Upbeat Profit]]> Following the market opening Thursday, the Dow traded down 0.27 percent to 16,437.04 while the NASDAQ gained 0.01 percent to 4,215.44. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.17 percent to 1,845.32.

Top Headline Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS) reported a 19% drop in its fourth-quarter net income. Goldman Sachs

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<![CDATA[Morning Market Movers]]> ZOOM Technologies (NASDAQ: ZOOM) rose 29.07% to $5.55 after the company announced its plans to acquire Tinho Union Holding Group.

Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SRPT) jumped 20.12% to $24.00 after the company reported that its drug, eteplirsen, showed continued stability.

YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ: YRCW) moved up 16.16%

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<![CDATA[US Stock Futures Edge Lower; Goldman Sachs, Citigroup Earnings In Focus]]> Pre-open movers

US stock futures fell in early pre-market trade, ahead of earnings from Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS) and Citigroup (NYSE: C). The consumer price index for December and weekly jobless claims data will be released at 8:30 a.m. ET. The general conditions index of the

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<![CDATA[CEC Entertainment Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan, Will Not Prevent Any Person from Making Superior Offer]]> The Board of Directors of CEC Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: CEC) (“CEC”) today announced that it has adopted a shareholder rights plan (the “Plan”). Pursuant to the Plan,

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<![CDATA[CEC Entertainment to Be Acquired by Affiliate of Apollo Global Management for $54.00/Share in Cash]]> An affiliate of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “Apollo”) and CEC Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: CEC) (“CEC”) today announced that they have entered into a

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<![CDATA[Wednesday Analyst Moves: Dicks Sporting Goods Inc, Intel Corporation, PetSmart, Inc., More (DKS, INTC, PETM, More)]]> <![CDATA[McGraw-Hill Education Names David Levin as CEO]]> McGraw-Hill Education today announced the appointment of David Levin as the company's president and chief executive officer. Mr. Levin, 51, is currently the chief executive of UBM, a multinational media company headquartered in London, and brings a wealth of experience in leading public and private companies in the fields of

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<![CDATA[Goldman Sachs And Other Top Financial Stock Picks For 2014 From Credit Suisse]]> Among the financial stocks that analysts at Credit Suisse expect to flourish in the coming year are private equity firms Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) and Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX), as well as investment broker giant Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS) and asset manager

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<![CDATA[Sprouts Farmers Market Prices 17M Share Offering by Selling Stockholders at $37.00/Share]]> Sprouts Farmers Market (Nasdaq: SFM) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 17,000,000 shares of its common stock by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO), and certain other stockholders of the Company (collectively, the "Selling Stockholders") at a public offering price

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<![CDATA[Roark Capital to Acquire Majority Stake in CKE Restaurants from Apollo Global Management]]> CKE announced today that an affiliate of Roark Capital Group has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in the Company with senior management retaining a

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<![CDATA[Twitter, Whole Foods, Disney are stocks to watch]]> <![CDATA[Pitney Bowes Completes Deal with Apollo (PBI)]]> <![CDATA[KBC Announces Sale of KBC Bank Deutschland]]> KBC today announced it has reached an agreement to sell KBC Bank Deutschland AG, a wholly-owned subsdiary of KBC Bank NV, to several investors including affiliates of Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO), Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:

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<![CDATA[Top 4 NYSE Stocks In The Diversified Investments Industry With The Highest EPS Estimates For The Next Quarter]]> Below are the top diversified investments stocks on the NYSE in terms of earnings estimate for the next quarter.

The Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS) is likely to earn $4.65 per share in the December quarter. Goldman Sachs's trailing-twelve-month revenue is $36.29 billion.

IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE) is estimated

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<![CDATA[UPDATE: Morgan Stanley Initiates Coverage on Apollo Global Management on Strong Total Return Expectation]]> In a report published Wednesday, Morgan Stanley analyst Matthew Kelley initiated coverage on Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE: APO) with an Overweight rating and $33.00 price target.

In the report, Morgan Stanley noted, “Initiating on APO at Overweight with a 31% total return expectation based on a $33 price

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<![CDATA[UPDATE: Citigroup Raises PT on Apollo Global Management Following Investor Meetings]]> In a report published Wednesday, Citigroup analyst William R, Katz reiterated a Buy rating on Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO), and raised the price target from $30.00 to $34.00.

In the report, Citigroup noted, “We affirm our Buy rating; raise ENI estimates; and boost our 12-month target $4 to

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<![CDATA[Private equity firms take the money and run]]> <![CDATA[Norwegian Cruise Line Prices 20M Share Secondary Offering at $29.75/Share]]> Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NASDAQ: NCLH) ("Norwegian") announced today the pricing of a secondary public offering of 20 million of its ordinary shares by Star NCLC Holdings Ltd. and certain funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) and TPG Global, LLC (together, the "Selling Shareholders")

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<![CDATA[UPDATE: Sterne Agee Initiates Apollo Global Management at Buy on PE Realizations and Credit Growth]]> In a report published on Tuesday, Sterne Agee analyst Jason Weyeneth initiated coverage on Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) with a Buy rating and a $33 price target.

In the report, Sterne Agee stated, "Following what has been a strong run in the shares, the combination of continued substantial

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<![CDATA[Benzinga's Top Initiations]]> Analysts at JP Morgan initiated coverage on shares of CDW (NASDAQ: CDW) with an “overweight” rating. The target price for CDW is set to $26. CDW's shares closed at $22.79 yesterday.

Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on shares of HD Supply Holdings (NASDAQ: HDS) with a “neutral”

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<![CDATA[Apollo Global Liquidates Realogy Position (APO)]]> <![CDATA[Realogy Reports Sale of Remaining Stock by Affilates of Apollo Global Mgmt]]> Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) ("Realogy") today announced that certain funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO) ("Apollo") have agreed to sell 25,125,070 shares of Realogy common stock in a secondary public offering, constituting all their remaining shares of Realogy common stock. Realogy will not receive any proceeds from

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<![CDATA[Chesapeake Energy, Weyerhaeuser and Other Stocks Insiders Are Buying (CHK, WY)]]> Insiders may sell shares for any number of reasons, but conventional wisdom is that insiders really only buy shares of a company for one reason -- they believe the stock price will move higher and they want to profit from it.

Pullbacks and sell-offs provide a perfect opportunity for investors who

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<![CDATA[Closing Bell for Thursday on Wall Street: Markets Hold onto Early Gains]]> DailyFinance.com: June 27, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning after the reports on new U.S. jobless claims and personal income and a blizzard of data from Europe. Eurozone consumer confidence is still low, but it was up slightly and unemployment ... Read more]]> <![CDATA[A Peek Into The Market Before The Trading Starts]]> Pre-open movers US stock futures are higher this morning. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 93 points to 14,794.00 and S&P 500 index futures rose 12.40 points to 1,596.30. Nasdaq 100 futures gained 17.50 points to 2,897.50.

A Peek Into Global Markets European markets were higher today. The STOXX Europe

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<![CDATA[Rexnord Prices 6.5M Share Offering by Apollo Global Management at $16.00/Share]]> Rexnord Corporation (“Rexnord”) (NYSE: RXN) announced today the pricing of the previously announced public offering of its common stock held by certain funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC

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<![CDATA[Goldman Sachs Upgrades Apollo Global Management (APO)]]> <![CDATA[Apollo Moves Lower After Earlier Upgrade by Goldman Sachs]]> Apollo (NYSE: APO) is down 4 percent from its open today, despite an earlier upgrade by Goldman Sachs from Neutral to Buy.

Goldman analysts cited increasing fee-related growth, realized gains, and a valuation pullback for the upgrade.

Goldman also saw “significant scalability” from Apollo's relationship with Athene, adding $35-45 billion in

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<![CDATA[Top-Performing Dividend Payers in Finance with the Most Upside Potential (APO, AGO, FIG)]]> It is not unusual for stocks on a tear to overrun their mean price targets, which is a signal of how far analysts on average expect the share price to climb.

Some of the top-performing financial stocks over the past six months that pay dividends, such as CapLease (NYSE:

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<![CDATA[UPDATE: BMO Capital Markets Upgrades Apollo Global Management to Outperform on Recent Buying Opportunity]]> In a report published Thursday, BMO Capital Markets analyst David J. Chiaverini upgraded the rating on Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) from Market Perform to Outperform, and reiterated the $31.00 price target.

In the report, BMO Capital Markets noted, “We believe APO's price dip following its recent equity offering

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<![CDATA[Closing Bell for Monday on Wall Street: Markets Open Lower, Fail to Gain Much Traction]]> DailyFinance.com: U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning following a report from China that the country's industrial production rose 9.3% in April, a smaller rise than economists expected. China also reported retail sales up 12.8%, inline with expectations, and ... Read more]]> <![CDATA[Apollo Global Management Prices 21.1M Share Offering at $25.00/Share]]> Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO) (“Apollo”) announced today the pricing of its previously announced public offering for resale of approximately 21.1 million Class A shares owned by its strategic

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<![CDATA[Closing Bell for Monday on Wall Street: Markets Mixed at Open, Mixed at Close]]> DailyFinance.com: U.S. equity markets opened mixed this morning after most of the day's economic data was delivered in Europe. Eurozone PMI rose slightly more than expected (more coverage here) and Spain reported that it added more than 17,000 jobs (seasonally ... Read more]]> <![CDATA[Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Mixed, Tyson Posts Downbeat Profit]]> Following the market opening Monday, the Dow traded down 0.15 percent to 14,951.15 while the NASDAQ surged 0.17 percent to 3,384.29. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.02 percent to 1,614.77.

Top Headline Tyson Foods (NYSE: TSN) reported a drop in its fiscal second-quarter profit.

Tyson's quarterly profit declined to $95 million,

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<![CDATA[Barron's Recap: Apple Tops the Barron's 500]]> This weekend in Barron's online: the annual Barron's 500 ranking, a look at some bargain stocks from that list, the prospects for Linn Energy and Atlas Air, and alternatives to REITs.

Cover Story

"The Barron's 500" by Jacqueline Doherty.

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) may have struggled of late, but it still

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<![CDATA[Earnings Expectations for the Week of May 6]]> Many of the S&P 500 have already reported their first-quarter results, but this week will bring plenty more earnings reports.

Highlights will include earnings from Walt Disney and News Corp., Green Mountain Coffee Roasters and Whole Foods Market, Anadarko Petroleum and First Solar, as well as AOL and Priceline.com.

Here is

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