American Public Education Company Profile (NASDAQ:APEI)

About American Public Education

American Public Education logoAmerican Public Education, Inc. is a provider of online and on-campus postsecondary education. The Company's segments include American Public Education Segment (APEI Segment), which consists of the operational activities of APUS, other corporate activities and minority investments, and Hondros College of Nursing Segment (HCON Segment), which consists of the operational activities of HCON. APUS provides online postsecondary education directed primarily at the needs of the military and public safety communities. APUS is an online university that includes American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU). HCON provides nursing education to students at approximately four campuses in the State of Ohio, as well as online, to serve the needs of the nursing and healthcare communities. HCON offers a Diploma in Practical Nursing and an Associate Degree in Nursing at its Ohio campuses, which are located in the suburban areas of Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton and Cleveland.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Education & Training Services
  • Sub-Industry: Education Services
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: APEI
  • CUSIP: 02913V10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $24.30
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $24.32
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $22.55
  • 52-Week Range: $14.56 - $30.78
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.50
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.36
  • P/E Growth: -6.84
  • Market Cap: $391.11M
  • Outstanding Shares: 16,095,000
  • Beta: 1.35
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 8.44%
  • Return on Equity: 13.96%
  • Return on Assets: 11.16%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 3.53%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.53%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $23.00 (5.35% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/18/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$22.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingNeutral$25.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
8/11/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$30.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/28/2017Q416$0.44$81.76 millionListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q316$0.31$0.35$73.39 million$73.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q216$0.40$0.41$75.63 million$76.75 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q116$0.50$0.64$82.59 million$83.97 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/29/2016Q415$0.54$0.75$84.10 million$85.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q315$0.39$0.41$78.32 million$76.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215$0.45$0.42$80.02 million$80.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q115$0.50$0.51$85.70 million$85.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.53$0.68$90.12 million$91.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.51$0.51$82.70 million$84.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$0.50$0.56$85.12 million$85.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.47$0.59$85.16 million$88.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413$0.54$0.51$81.88 million$82.94 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.56$0.61$79.69 million$81.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.58$0.60$82.69 million$80.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013$0.58$0.63$84.34 million$83.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2013Q4 2012$0.67$0.74$84.96 million$86.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.50$0.60$77.05 million$77.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.45$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2012$0.47$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2012$0.60$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2011$0.42$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.45$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2011$0.45$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2011$0.47$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.84 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.40 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.49$0.52$0.51
Q2 20162$0.38$0.39$0.39
Q3 20162$0.31$0.31$0.31
Q4 20162$0.43$0.43$0.43
Q1 20171$0.43$0.43$0.43
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.68%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 92.34%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/25/2017Thomas BeckettSVPSell190$24.50$4,655.00View SEC Filing  
1/19/2017Thomas BeckettSVPSell726$23.90$17,351.40View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016Carol S GilbertEVPSell500$24.50$12,250.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016Timothy J LandonDirectorSell400$24.50$9,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016Carol S GilbertEVPSell500$21.90$10,950.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016Timothy J LandonDirectorSell400$21.90$8,760.00View SEC Filing  
10/19/2016Timothy J LandonDirectorSell400$20.00$8,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/17/2016Carol S GilbertEVPSell500$19.50$9,750.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016Timothy J LandonDirectorSell400$20.00$8,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2016Carol S GilbertEVPSell500$19.30$9,650.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Carol S GilbertEVPSell500$22.00$11,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Timothy J LandonDirectorSell400$22.00$8,800.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016Carol S GilbertEVPSell500$29.08$14,540.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016Timothy J LandonDirectorSell400$29.08$11,632.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2016Carol S GilbertEVPSell500$27.35$13,675.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Carol S GilbertEVPSell1,000$25.59$25,590.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Timothy J LandonDirectorSell200$23.41$4,682.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Timothy J LandonDirectorSell200$20.40$4,080.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Timothy J LandonDirectorSell600$20.00$12,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015Harry T WilkinsEVPSell250$20.53$5,132.50View SEC Filing  
12/3/2015Carol S. GilbertEVPSell1,000$22.98$22,980.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2015Timothy J LandonDirectorSell200$22.63$4,526.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2015Karan PowellEVPSell9,118$21.92$199,866.56View SEC Filing  
1/20/2015Harry T WilkinsEVPSell4,000$34.69$138,760.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2014Wallace E Jr. BostonCEOSell2,000$36.00$72,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/3/2014Harry T WilkinsEVPSell5,000$36.00$180,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/3/2014Wallace E Jr. BostonCEOSell6,000$35.33$211,980.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014Wallace E Jr. BostonCEOSell1,700$35.00$59,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Wallace E Jr. BostonCEOSell2,300$35.04$80,592.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Wallace Jr. BostonCEOSell2,000$36.00$72,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2014Wallace Jr. BostonCEOSell4,000$35.01$140,040.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014Wyk Sharon VanCOOSell3,600$35.03$126,108.00View SEC Filing  
1/16/2014Jean HalleDirectorSell1,000$44.07$44,070.00View SEC Filing  
10/15/2013Harry T WilkinsCFOSell7,500$39.94$299,550.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013Harry WilkinsCFOSell7,500$39.49$296,175.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Jean C HalleDirectorSell1,500$40.00$60,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Jean HalleDirectorSell1,500$40.00$60,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Harry WilkinsCFOSell7,500$37.96$284,700.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2013Harry T WilkinsCFOSell7,500$40.43$303,225.00View SEC Filing  
7/10/2013Jean C HalleDirectorSell1,500$40.00$60,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/8/2013Jean C HalleDirectorSell4,500$40.00$180,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/2/2013Timothy T WeglickiDirectorSell7,500$38.53$288,975.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Timothy T WeglickiDirectorSell18,900$37.93$716,877.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2013Harry T WilkinsCFOSell7,500$37.71$282,825.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Timothy T WeglickiDirectorSell35,000$39.36$1,377,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013Carol S GilbertEVPSell2,250$39.00$87,750.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2013Timothy T WeglickiDirectorSell50,000$38.32$1,916,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2013J. Christopher EverettDirectorSell6,000$38.44$230,640.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Eric C AndersenDirectorSell1,300$38.68$50,284.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Timothy T WeglickiDirectorSell75,000$38.16$2,862,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Harry T WilkinsCFOSell8,000$39.14$313,120.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Timothy T WeglickiDirectorSell50,000$38.46$1,923,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Timothy T WeglickiDirectorSell42,200$36.97$1,560,134.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Harry T WilkinsCFOSell8,000$35.00$280,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Timothy T WeglickiDirectorSell75,000$34.51$2,588,250.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI)
DateHeadline
4-traders.com logoInsider Trading Activity American Public Education Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) – SVP Sold 726 shares of Stock (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.4-traders.com - January 22 at 3:32 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Public Education, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:APEI) : January 19, 2017 (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.capitalcube.com - January 19 at 4:19 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Public Education, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : APEI-US : January 18, 2017 (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.capitalcube.com - January 18 at 4:09 PM
seekingalpha.com logoFor-Profit Education Stocks Will Surge Under Trump (NASDAQ:APEI)
seekingalpha.com - January 11 at 8:50 PM
publicnow.com logoAmerican Public Education to Webcast Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results Conference Call (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.publicnow.com - January 6 at 3:41 PM
News IconWill American Public Education Inc (APEI) Continue To Underperform Its Industry? (NASDAQ:APEI)
simplywall.st - January 3 at 9:07 PM
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www.insidermonkey.com - December 18 at 8:37 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoAMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Amendments to Articles o (NASDAQ:APEI)
biz.yahoo.com - December 15 at 4:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmerican Public: Earnings Strong, Enrollment Trends Weak (NASDAQ:APEI)
finance.yahoo.com - December 14 at 3:57 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to American Public Education, Inc. : December 9, 2016 (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.capitalcube.com - December 9 at 3:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION INC Financials (NASDAQ:APEI)
finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 8:27 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Public Education, Inc. :APEI-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.capitalcube.com - November 22 at 1:05 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAmerican Public Education Is Textbook Undervalued (NASDAQ:APEI)
seekingalpha.com - November 20 at 3:29 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoAMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:APEI)
biz.yahoo.com - November 14 at 9:15 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to American Public Education, Inc. : November 9, 2016 (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.capitalcube.com - November 9 at 3:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmerican Public Education (APEI) Beats on Q3 Earnings (NASDAQ:APEI)
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 9:01 PM
bizjournals.com logoAmerican Public Education Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.bizjournals.com - November 8 at 2:12 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAmerican Public Education's (APEI) CEO Wallace Boston on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:APEI)
seekingalpha.com - November 8 at 2:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of APEI earnings conference call or presentation 7-Nov-16 10:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:APEI)
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 2:12 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Public Education, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : APEI-US : November 8, 2016 (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.capitalcube.com - November 8 at 2:12 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 American Public Education Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:APEI)
biz.yahoo.com - November 7 at 1:28 PM
mysmartrend.com logoAmerican Public Education Down 19.2% Since SmarTrend Downtrend Call (APEI) (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.mysmartrend.com - October 29 at 11:21 AM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Public Education, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : APEI-US : October 27, 2016 (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.capitalcube.com - October 27 at 3:47 PM
4-traders.com logoAmerican Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) Files An 8-K (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.4-traders.com - October 19 at 4:21 PM
mysmartrend.com logo22.8% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend American Public Education Call (APEI) (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.mysmartrend.com - October 14 at 12:03 PM
mysmartrend.com logoDowntrend Call Working As American Public Education Stock Falls 24.6% (APEI) (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.mysmartrend.com - September 20 at 3:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for September 14th (NASDAQ:APEI)
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 3:33 PM
mysmartrend.com logoAmerican Public Education Shares Down 20.4% Since SmarTrend's Sell Call (APEI) (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.mysmartrend.com - September 13 at 3:30 PM
publicnow.com logoAmerican Public Education to Webcast Third Quarter 2016 Results Conference Call (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.publicnow.com - September 6 at 3:30 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Public Education, Inc. :APEI-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 12, 2016 (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.capitalcube.com - August 12 at 3:43 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to American Public Education, Inc. : August 12, 2016 (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.capitalcube.com - August 12 at 3:43 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Public Education, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : APEI-US : August 11, 2016 (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.capitalcube.com - August 11 at 12:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of APEI earnings conference call or presentation 9-Aug-16 9:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:APEI)
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 10:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for August 10th (NASDAQ:APEI)
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 10:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmerican Public (APEI) Beats Q2 Earnings; Q3 View Weak (NASDAQ:APEI)
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 10:00 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoAmerican Public Education posts 2Q profit (NASDAQ:APEI)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 10:07 PM
publicnow.com logoAmerican Public Education Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.publicnow.com - August 9 at 4:37 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 American Public Education Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:APEI)
biz.yahoo.com - August 9 at 12:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSchool Stocks to Watch for Earnings on Aug 9: LRN, APEI (NASDAQ:APEI)
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 8:19 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to American Public Education, Inc. : July 26, 2016 (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.capitalcube.com - July 26 at 12:40 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to American Public Education, Inc. : July 7, 2016 (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.capitalcube.com - July 7 at 2:43 PM
fidaily.com logoAmerican Public Education, Inc. (APEI) Sees New 52-Week High (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.fidaily.com - July 1 at 8:45 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - June 28 at 11:02 AM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Public Education, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : APEI-US : June 28, 2016 (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.capitalcube.com - June 28 at 8:10 AM
4-traders.com logoAMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION INC : Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.4-traders.com - June 23 at 11:20 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoAMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (NASDAQ:APEI)
biz.yahoo.com - June 22 at 4:07 PM
News IconAmerican Public University System names new president (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.ksl.com - June 16 at 8:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoITT Educational Down to 52-Week Low, Freezes Tuition (NASDAQ:APEI)
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 10:11 AM
fidaily.com logoWith Shares Trading down at $27.82 American Public Education to Webcast… (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.fidaily.com - June 3 at 3:35 PM
publicnow.com logoAmerican Public Education to Webcast Second Quarter 2016 Results Conference Call (NASDAQ:APEI)
www.publicnow.com - June 3 at 10:45 AM

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What is American Public Education's stock symbol?

American Public Education trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "APEI."

Where is American Public Education's stock going? Where will American Public Education's stock price be in 2017?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for American Public Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate American Public Education's share price to reach $23.00 in the next twelve months.

When will American Public Education announce their earnings?

American Public Education is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February, 27th 2017.

Who owns American Public Education stock?

American Public Education's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.46%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.97%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.60%), State Street Corp (2.34%), FMR LLC (1.87%) and Numeric Investors LLC (1.14%). Company insiders that own American Public Education stock include Carol S Gilbert, Harry T Wilkins, Karan Powell, Thomas Beckett and Timothy J Landon.

Who sold American Public Education stock? Who is selling American Public Education stock?

American Public Education's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oxford Asset Management, Two Sigma Investments LP, Systematic Financial Management LP, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, New York State Teachers Retirement System, United Capital Financial Advisers LLC, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System and Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc.. Company insiders that have sold American Public Education stock in the last year include Carol S Gilbert, Thomas Beckett and Timothy J Landon.

Who bought American Public Education stock? Who is buying American Public Education stock?

American Public Education's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Numeric Investors LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Cigna Investments Inc. New, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Renaissance Technologies LLC.

How do I buy American Public Education stock?

Shares of American Public Education can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of American Public Education stock cost?

One share of American Public Education stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.30.

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Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff