0000897069-13-000150.txt : 20130214 0000897069-13-000150.hdr.sgml : 20130214 20130214103150 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0000897069-13-000150 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13G PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 20130214 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20130214 SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: APOLLO GROUP INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000929887 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: SERVICES-EDUCATIONAL SERVICES [8200] IRS NUMBER: 860419443 STATE OF INCORPORATION: AZ FISCAL YEAR END: 0831 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-48101 FILM NUMBER: 13607451 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 4615 EAST ELWOOD ST CITY: PHOENIX STATE: AZ ZIP: 85040 BUSINESS PHONE: 6029665394 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 4615 E ELWOOD STREET CITY: PHOENIX STATE: AZ ZIP: 85040 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: YACKTMAN ASSET MANAGEMENT LP CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000905567 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: UNKNOWN SIC - 0000 [0000] IRS NUMBER: 455501824 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 6300 BRIDGEPOINT PARKWAY STREET 2: BUILDING ONE, STE 500 CITY: AUSTIN STATE: TX ZIP: 78730 BUSINESS PHONE: 5127676700 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 6300 BRIDGEPOINT PARKWAY STREET 2: BUILDING ONE, STE 500 CITY: AUSTIN STATE: TX ZIP: 78730 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: YACKTMAN ASSET MANAGEMENT CO/IL DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19970213 SC 13G 1 cg234.htm cg234.htm
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C.  20549

SCHEDULE 13G

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No.  )*

Apollo Group, Inc.
(Name of Issuer)

Class A Common Stock
(Title of Class of Securities)

037604105
(CUSIP Number)

December 31, 2012
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
 
T                      Rule 13d-1(b)
 
£                      Rule 13d-1(c)
 
£                      Rule 13d-1(d)
 
*  The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.
 
The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).
 

 
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CUSIP No. 037604105

1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
Yacktman Asset Management LP
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
(a) £
(b) £
 
3
SEC USE ONLY
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
Delaware
NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON
WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
7,382,659
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
0
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
7,458,859
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
0
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
7,458,859
10
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
Not Applicable
£
 
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
6.7% (1)
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
IA

 
(1)
Based upon an aggregate of 112,064,000 shares outstanding as of December 31, 2012.

 
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CUSIP No. 037604105

Item 1(a).
Name of Issuer:

 
Apollo Group, Inc.

Item 1(b).
Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:

 
4025 Riverpoint Parkway, Phoenix, AZ  85040

Item 2(a).
Name of Person Filing:

 
The person filing this Schedule 13G is Yacktman Asset Management LP.

Item 2(b).
Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence:

 
6300 Bridgepoint Parkway, Bldg. 1, Suite 500
 
Austin, TX  78730

Item 2(c).
Citizenship:

 
Yacktman Asset Management LP is a Delaware limited partnership.

Item 2(d).
Title of Class of Securities:

 
Class A Common Stock

Item 2(e).
CUSIP Number:

 
037604105

Item 3.
If this statement is filed pursuant to sections 240.13d-1(b), or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:

 
T
An investment adviser in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E).

 
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Item 4.
Ownership:

 
(a)
Amount Beneficially Owned:  7,458,859

 
(b)
Percent of Class:  6.7%

 
(c)
Number of shares as to which such person has:

 
(i)
sole power to vote or to direct the vote:  7,382,659

 
(ii)
shared power to vote or to direct the vote:  0

 
(iii)
sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:  7,458,859

 
(iv)
shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:  0

Item 5.
Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class:

 
If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following.

 
N/A

Item 6.
Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person:

 
N/A

Item 7.
Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company or Control Person:

 
N/A

Item 8.
Identification and Classification of Members of the Group:

 
N/A

Item 9.
Notice of Dissolution of Group:

 
N/A

 
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Item 10.
Certification:

 
By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.


SIGNATURE
 
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
 
Date:  February 14, 2013


YACKTMAN ASSET MANAGEMENT LP


By:      /s/ Donald A. Yacktman                                                            
 
Donald A. Yacktman
 
President
 
 
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