NASDAQ:APEI - American Public Education Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$35.85 -0.30 (-0.83 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 03:43 PM ET)
Previous Close$36.40
Today's Range$35.60 - $36.60
52-Week Range$17.40 - $46.15
Volume2,418 shs
Average Volume131,805 shs
Market Capitalization$574.84 million
P/E Ratio28.02
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.65
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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNASDAQ:APEI
CUSIP02913V10
Phone304-724-3700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio5.08
Quick Ratio5.08

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio28.02
Forward P/E Ratio22.27
P/E Growth1.45

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$299.25 million
Price / Sales1.97
Cash Flow$2.5123 per share
Price / Cash14.27
Book Value$17.79 per share
Price / Book2.02

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.29
Net Income$21.12 million
Net Margins7.97%
Return on Equity8.61%
Return on Assets7.34%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,920
Outstanding Shares16,420,000
Market Cap$574.84 million

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) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.06. The business earned $72.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $73.14 million. American Public Education had a net margin of 7.97% and a return on equity of 8.61%. The firm's revenue was up .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.23 earnings per share. 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, November, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for American Public Education.

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

American Public Education issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.28-0.33 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.39.

What price target have analysts set for APEI?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for American Public Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $43.00. On average, they expect American Public Education's stock price to reach $41.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.1% 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.

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 (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. Tony Mediate, COO & Acting CEO of Hondros College of Nursing

Has American Public Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about APEI stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Public Education earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 41.07 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for American Public Education.

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. (13.70%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (8.42%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.11%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (3.64%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (1.05%) and Millennium Management LLC (0.86%). 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 major investors are selling American Public Education stock?

APEI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Alambic Investment Management L.P., California Public Employees Retirement System, Pinebridge Investments L.P., Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Smith Asset Management Group LP, Arizona State Retirement System and Bank of America Corp DE. 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 major investors are buying American Public Education stock?

APEI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Mackay Shields LLC and BlueMountain Capital 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 $35.90.

How big of a company is American Public Education?

American Public Education has a market capitalization of $574.84 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 (NASDAQ APEI)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  200 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  237 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  437
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 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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