NASDAQ:APEI - American Public Education Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $33.40 -1.11 (-3.22 %) (As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$33.40Today's Range$33.15 - $34.5352-Week Range$26.37 - $46.15Volume99,195 shsAverage Volume80,551 shsMarket Capitalization$553.97 millionP/E Ratio20.62Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.7 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email American Public Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides online and campus-based postsecondary education. The company operates through two segments, American Public Education and Hondros College of Nursing. It offers 108 degree programs and 109 certificate programs in various fields of study, including business administration, health science, technology, criminal justice, education, and liberal arts, as well as national security, military studies, intelligence, and homeland security. The company also provides diploma in practical nursing and an associate degree in nursing; and an online registered nurse to Bachelor of Science in nursing completion program. American Public Education, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Charles Town, West Virginia. Receive APEI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for APEI and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Educational services Sub-IndustryEducation Services SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNASDAQ:APEI Previous Symbol CUSIP02913V10 CIK1201792 Webwww.americanpubliceducation.com Phone304-724-3700Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio5.25 Quick Ratio5.25Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio20.62 Forward P/E Ratio20.75 P/E Growth1.35 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$297.69 million Price / Sales1.86 Cash Flow$2.7626 per share Price / Cash Flow12.09 Book Value$19.56 per share Price / Book1.71Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.62 Net Income$25.64 million Net Margins8.61% Return on Equity8.76% Return on Assets7.54%Miscellaneous Employees1,790 Outstanding Shares16,586,000Market Cap$553.97 million Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) Frequently Asked Questions What is American Public Education's stock symbol? American Public Education trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "APEI." How were American Public Education's earnings last quarter? American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 12th. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.03. The firm earned $76.93 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $77.43 million. American Public Education had a net margin of 8.61% and a return on equity of 8.76%. View American Public Education's Earnings History. When is American Public Education's next earnings date? American Public Education is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Public Education. How can I listen to American Public Education's earnings call? American Public Education will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, May 7th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What guidance has American Public Education issued on next quarter's earnings? American Public Education issued an update on its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 12th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.29-0.34 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.40. What price target have analysts set for APEI? 4 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for American Public Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $41.00. On average, they anticipate American Public Education's share price to reach $38.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Public Education. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Public Education? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Public Education in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for American Public Education. Has American Public Education been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about APEI stock has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Public Education earned a media sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of American Public Education's key competitors? Some companies that are related to American Public Education include Bright Scholar Education Holdngs (BEDU), K12 (LRN), OneSmart International Edun Gr (ONE), Career Education (CECO), Hailiang Education Group (HLG), Puxin (NEW), Arco Platform (ARCE), RISE Education Cayman (REDU), Sunlands Online Education Group (STG), Tarena International (TEDU), China Distance Education (DL), RYB Education (RYB), GP Strategies (GPX), Bridgepoint Education (BPI) and China Online Education Group (COE). What other stocks do shareholders of American Public Education own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other American Public Education investors own include CARBO Ceramics (CRR), Global Eagle Entertainment (ENT), Abeona Therapeutics (ABEO), Norfolk Southern (NSC), Five9 (FIVN), LivePerson (LPSN), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Western Digital (WDC), Brink's (BCO) and FactSet Research Systems (FDS). Who are American Public Education's key executives? American Public Education's management team includes the folowing people: Dr. Wallace E. Boston Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 65)Mr. Richard W. Sunderland Jr., CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)Mr. Thomas A. Beckett, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 51)Ms. Amy N. Panzarella, Sr. VP of HR & Community Affairs (Age 44)Mr. Patrik U. Dyberg, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 55) Who are American Public Education's major shareholders? American Public Education's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Strs Ohio (0.13%) and Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own American Public Education stock include Amy Panzarella, Barbara Kurshan, Eric C Andersen, Jean C Halle, Thomas Beckett, Timothy J Landon and Wallace E Jr Boston. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Public Education. Which major investors are selling American Public Education stock? APEI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have sold American Public Education company stock in the last year include Thomas Beckett, Timothy J Landon and Wallace E Jr Boston. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Public Education. Which major investors are buying American Public Education stock? APEI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Meeder Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Public Education. How do I buy shares of American Public Education? Shares of APEI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is American Public Education's stock price today? One share of APEI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.40. How big of a company is American Public Education? American Public Education has a market capitalization of $553.97 million and generates $297.69 million in revenue each year. The company earns $25.64 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.62 on an earnings per share basis. American Public Education employs 1,790 workers across the globe. What is American Public Education's official website? The official website for American Public Education is http://www.americanpubliceducation.com. How can I contact American Public Education? American Public Education's mailing address is 111 W CONGRESS STREET, CHARLES TOWN WV, 25414. The company can be reached via phone at 304-724-3700 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for American Public Education (NASDAQ APEI)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 225 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 286 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 511MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about American Public Education and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe APEI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe APEI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Do stock splits help investors?