NASDAQ:APEI - American Public Education Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$43.40 -0.05 (-0.12 %)
(As of 06/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$43.45
Today's Range$43.00 - $43.95
52-Week Range$17.40 - $45.75
Volume104,600 shs
Average Volume141,394 shs
Market Capitalization$712.54 million
P/E Ratio33.64
Dividend YieldN/A

About American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI)

American Public Education logoAmerican 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio4.45
Quick Ratio4.45


Trailing P/E Ratio33.64
Forward P/E Ratio26.63
P/E Growth1.78

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$299.25 million
Price / Sales2.38
Cash Flow$2.4492 per share
Price / Cash17.72
Book Value$17.79 per share
Price / Book2.44


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.29
Net Income$21.12 million
Net Margins7.10%
Return on Equity7.90%
Return on Assets6.71%


Outstanding Shares16,400,000

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) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.01. The company earned $75 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $75.13 million. American Public Education had a return on equity of 7.90% and a net margin of 7.10%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.28 EPS. 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 Wednesday, August, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for American Public Education.

What guidance has American Public Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Public Education updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.29-$0.34 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.29.

What price target have analysts set for APEI?

3 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for American Public Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate American Public Education's stock price to reach $39.3333 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for American Public Education.

Are investors shorting American Public Education?

American Public Education saw a decrease in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 186,764 shares, a decrease of 63.1% from the May 15th total of 505,547 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 160,822 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.2 days. Approximately 1.2% of the company's stock are sold short.

Who are some of American Public Education's key competitors?

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 64)
  • Mr. Richard W. Sunderland Jr., CPA, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Thomas A. Beckett, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)
  • Ms. Amy N. Panzarella, Sr. VP of HR & Community Affairs (Age 43)
  • Mr. Peter W. Gibbons, Sr. VP of Special Projects (Age 65)

Has American Public Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about APEI stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Public Education earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 47.71 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are American Public Education's major shareholders?

American Public Education's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.79%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.86%), State Treasurer State of Michigan (1.79%), LSV Asset Management (1.58%), Northern Trust Corp (1.26%) and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (1.01%). Company insiders that own American Public Education stock include Amy Panzarella, Barbara Kurshan, Carol S Gilbert, 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 institutional investors are selling American Public Education stock?

APEI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Spark Investment Management LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, California Public Employees Retirement System, Prudential Financial Inc., United Capital Financial Advisers LLC, Systematic Financial Management LP, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. Company insiders that have sold American Public Education company stock in the last year include Amy Panzarella, Barbara Kurshan, Eric C Andersen, Jean C Halle, Thomas Beckett, Timothy J Landon and Wallace E Jr Boston. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Public Education.

Which institutional investors are buying American Public Education stock?

APEI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WINTON GROUP Ltd, State Treasurer State of Michigan, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Chilton Investment Co. LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Hillsdale Investment Management Inc., Barclays PLC and Millennium Management LLC. 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 $43.40.

How big of a company is American Public Education?

American Public Education has a market capitalization of $712.54 million and generates $299.25 million in revenue each year. The company earns $21.12 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.29 on an earnings per share basis. American Public Education employs 1,920 workers across the globe.

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 (APEI)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  186 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  218 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  404
MarketBeat'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 6/18/2018 by Staff

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