Apollo Global Management LLC (NASDAQ:APO) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company.
Apollo Global Management LLC Earnings Cheat Sheet
Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 71.82% to $1.89 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.10 in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue: Rose 68.52% to $1.31 billion from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Apollo Global Management LLC reported adjusted EPS income of $1.89 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.24. It beat the average revenue estimate of $976.68 million.
Quoting Management: “Apollo is off to a great start in 2013 with solid first quarter results,” said Leon Black, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Over the last four quarters, we have generated nearly $14 billion of realizations and paid out $2.26 of cash per share, demonstrating yet again the substantial earnings and cash generating power of Apollo’s integrated investment platform.”
Key Stats (on next page)…
Revenue increased 12.92% from $1.16 billion in the previous quarter. EPS increased 11.83% from $1.69 in the previous quarter.
Looking Forward: Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.82 to a profit $0.72. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $3.15 to a profit of $3.32 over the last ninety days.
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