American Public Education (APEI) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.37 (+2.84%)
(As of 01:24 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
30,122 shs
Average Volume
162,098 shs
Market Capitalization
$234.95 million
P/E Ratio
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Price Target

American Public Education MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
16.7% Upside
$15.67 Price Target
Short Interest
2.61% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.93mentions of American Public Education in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $0.62 to $1.09 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.52 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

28th out of 267 stocks

Educational Services Industry

4th out of 22 stocks

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About American Public Education Stock (NASDAQ:APEI)

American Public Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides online and campus-based postsecondary education and career learning in the United States. It operates through three segments: American Public University System, Rasmussen University, and Hondros College of Nursing. The company offers 184 degree programs and 134 certificate programs in various fields of study, including nursing, national security, military studies, intelligence, homeland security, business, health science, information technology, justice studies, education, and liberal arts; and career learning opportunities in leadership, finance, human resources, and other fields of study critical to the federal government workforce. It also provides nursing-and health sciences-focused postsecondary education, pre-licensure nursing programs, diploma in practical nursing, and an associate degree in nursing. The company was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in Charles Town, West Virginia.

APEI Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Educational services
Education Services
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
3 Analysts


Net Income
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$600.54 million
Cash Flow
$5.91 per share
Book Value
$14.19 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$228.46 million
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Key Executives

  • Ms. Angela K. Selden (Age 57)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.03M
  • Mr. Richard W. Sunderland Jr. (Age 64)
    CPA, Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $570.48k
  • Mr. Thomas A. BeckettMr. Thomas A. Beckett (Age 56)
    Senior VP, General Counsel & Secretary
    Comp: $407.67k
  • Mr. Harry T. Wilkins CPA (Age 67)
    Chief Executive Officer of Hondros College of Nursing
    Comp: $444.31k
  • Mr. Craig S. MacGibbon (Age 59)
    Executive VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ryan Koren
    Assistant Vice President of Investor Relations & Corporate Development
  • Frank Tutalo
    Director of Public Relations
  • Mr. Steven M. Somers C.F.A.
    Senior VP, Chief Strategy & Corporate Development Officer and Acting President of GS USA
  • Ms. Karmela Gaffney (Age 56)
    Senior VP & CMO
  • Ms. Tanya J. Axenson (Age 47)
    Senior VP & Chief Human Resource Officer

APEI Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell American Public Education stock right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Public Education in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" APEI shares.
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What is American Public Education's stock price target for 2024?

3 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for American Public Education's shares. Their APEI share price targets range from $15.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $15.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have APEI shares performed in 2024?

American Public Education's stock was trading at $9.65 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, APEI stock has increased by 39.1% and is now trading at $13.42.
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Are investors shorting American Public Education?

American Public Education saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 427,900 shares, an increase of 9.8% from the March 15th total of 389,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 172,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.5 days. Currently, 2.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is American Public Education's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 14th 2024.
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How were American Public Education's earnings last quarter?

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March, 5th. The company reported $0.64 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.50. The company had revenue of $152.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $150.54 million. American Public Education had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.26% and a negative net margin of 7.87%.

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

American Public Education updated its first quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, March, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of -0.250--0.170 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 0.040. The company issued revenue guidance of $151.0 million-$153.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $150.6 million.

What is Angela Selden's approval rating as American Public Education's CEO?

10 employees have rated American Public Education Chief Executive Officer Angela Selden on Angela Selden has an approval rating of 100% among the company's employees. This puts Angela Selden in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies. 90.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at American Public Education to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of American Public Education own?
Who are American Public Education's major shareholders?

American Public Education's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cannon Global Investment Management LLC (0.06%). Insiders that own company stock include Barbara Kurshan, Craig S Macgibbon, Granetta B Blevins, Harry T Wilkins, Katherine H Zatz, Thomas Beckett and Timothy J Landon.
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How do I buy shares of American Public Education?

Shares of APEI stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:APEI) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by Staff

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