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

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$29.17 +0.57 (+1.99 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 02:30 PM ET)
Previous Close$28.60
Today's Range$28.49 - $29.18
52-Week Range$23.15 - $46.15
Volume38,972 shs
Average Volume96,433 shs
Market Capitalization$482.71 million
P/E Ratio22.61
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.48
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio5.36
Quick Ratio5.36

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio22.61
Forward P/E Ratio18.35
P/E Growth1.23

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$299.25 million
Price / Sales1.60
Cash Flow$2.4349 per share
Price / Cash Flow11.98
Book Value$17.79 per share
Price / Book1.64

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.29
Net Income$21.12 million
Net Margins8.35%
Return on Equity8.77%
Return on Assets7.52%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,920
Outstanding Shares16,420,000
Market Cap$482.71 million
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 quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $72.99 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $72.24 million. American Public Education had a net margin of 8.35% and a return on equity of 8.77%. The firm's revenue was down .4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.27 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, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Public Education.

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

American Public Education updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.48-0.53 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.56. American Public Education also updated its Q4 2018 guidance to $0.48-0.53 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for APEI?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives 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 41.7% 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?

News articles about APEI stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Public Education earned a news impact score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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. Christopher L. Symanoskie, VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Communications (Age 46)

Who are American Public Education's major shareholders?

American Public Education's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.17%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.40%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (8.14%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.86%), Vanguard Group Inc (7.86%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (3.91%). 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, LSV Asset Management, Man Group plc, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Alambic Investment Management L.P., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Acadian Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold American Public Education company stock in the last year include Amy Panzarella, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc and Vanguard Group 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 $29.17.

How big of a company is American Public Education?

American Public Education has a market capitalization of $482.71 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.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  216 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  270 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  486
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 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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