Morgan Stanley Upgrades Apollo Global Management (APO) to "Overweight"

Cormorant Asset Management Llc sold 375,000 shares as the company's stock rose 2.20% with the market. The hedge fund held 295,030 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $8.88 million, up from 282,160 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ardevora Asset Management Llp who had been investing in Sanmina Corporation for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.47B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $82. (FMBI) has risen 25.46% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 56.55% the S&P500.

Partners Group Holding Ag increased its stake in Apollo Global Management Llc (APO) by 7.61% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Citigroup upped their price target on shares of Apollo Global Management from $35.50 to $38.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. The hedge fund held 375,000 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $16.82M, down from 750,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Grimes & Company Inc who had been investing in Scripps Networks Interactive for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.42 billion market cap company. At the time of writing, the stock is trading at $36.19, a change of 0.84% from the previous close. About 472,992 shares traded.

Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) has earned an average recommendation of "Buy" from the sixteen analysts that are now covering the stock. It has outperformed by 46.63% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in Q3 2017. The company has a current ratio of 1.74, a quick ratio of 1.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58. It worsened, as 27 investors sold TSS shares while 149 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Hollencrest Secs Limited Com holds 13,815 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Co Tx holds 67,525 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Gulf International Commercial Bank (Uk) Limited accumulated 0.05% or 54,542 shares. Evanston Investments Dba Evanston owns 10,000 shares. Koshinski Asset Mngmt owns 0.09% invested in Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) for 8,699 shares. Greatmark Inv Prns Inc has 88,205 shares. Sei reported 150,066 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Sol Mgmt has 44,350 shares for 0.38% of their portfolio. State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 0.05% or 330,401 shares in its portfolio. Comml Bank Of Mellon holds 0% of its portfolio in Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) for 10,576 shares. Royal Bank & Trust Of Canada, a Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 42,148 shares. Pinnacle Holding Ltd has 635 shares. Knott David M invested in 30,000 shares or 0.39% of the stock. Ghp Invest owns 15,533 shares.

Analysts await Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) to report earnings on January, 23. They expect $-1.02 EPS, down 54.55% or $0.36 from last year's $-0.66 per share. TSS's profit will be $137.88 million for 27.33 P/E if the $0.75 EPS becomes a reality.

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Among 16 analysts covering Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Scripps Networks had 51 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird has "Buy" rating and $70.0 target. The stock of Juno Therapeutics, Inc. The rating was maintained by Rosenblatt with "Hold" on Tuesday, August 22. Jefferies maintained the shares of APO in report on Wednesday, June 28 with "Buy" rating. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, January 3 to "Overweight". Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Wednesday, April 27 report. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, November 23 by FBR Capital. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Total System Services, Inc. Zacks Investment Research's target price would suggest a potential upside of 2.24% from the company's current price.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $741,599 activity. The insider SEWELL D BRUCE sold 31,625 shares worth $5.00M.

Arrowgrass Capital Partners Llp, which manages about $14.76 billion and $378.22 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N by 2.11 million shares to 139,606 shares, valued at $2.12 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in American Water Works Co Inc (NYSE:AWK) by 108,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 478,040 shares, and cut its stake in Ares Capital Corp (NASDAQ:ARCC). Evercore Wealth Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Apollo Global Management by 0.7% in the second quarter. Therefore 81% are positive. Apollo Global Management has a 1-year low of $20.38 and a 1-year high of $36.39. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co reiterated an "outperform" rating and set a $39.00 target price (up from $34.00) on shares of Apollo Global Management in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. The stock of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, November 2 by Jefferies. Raymond James initiated the shares of JUNO in report on Thursday, June 2 with "Outperform" rating. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Wells Fargo given on Monday, February 6. The stock has "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Thursday, July 30. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, July 22 by Northland Capital. The stock has "Buy" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, August 3.

Apollo Global Management, LLC (Apollo) is an alternative investment manager in private equity, credit and real estate. The stock of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) earned "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, February 7.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2. The Company raises, invests and manages funds on behalf of pension, endowment and sovereign wealth funds, as well as other institutional and individual investors. The company reported $0.98 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.21. Timessquare Cap Management Limited Com accumulated 3.75 million shares. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold" on Thursday, August 3. Stephens Incorporated Ar accumulated 0.03% or 28,164 shares. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Lc holds 166,498 shares. Pzena Investment Limited Liability Com reported 290,089 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Stelac Advisory Services LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Apollo Global Management in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $117,000. Gsa Cap Prtnrs Limited Liability Partnership has 0.15% invested in Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) for 75,298 shares.

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