NASDAQ:APEI - American Public Education Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $44.90 +0.60 (+1.35 %) (As of 07/19/2018 03:35 AM ET)Previous Close$44.30Today's Range$44.00 - $45.2552-Week Range$17.40 - $45.75Volume80,400 shsAverage Volume135,524 shsMarket Capitalization$728.12 millionP/E Ratio34.42Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.67 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive APEI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for APEI and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Educational services Sub-IndustryEducation Services SectorConsumer Discretionary SymbolNASDAQ:APEI CUSIP02913V10 Webwww.americanpubliceducation.com Phone304-724-3700 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio4.45 Quick Ratio4.45 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio34.42 Forward P/E Ratio27.55 P/E Growth1.82 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$299.25 million Price / Sales2.46 Cash Flow$2.4793 per share Price / Cash18.11 Book Value$17.79 per share Price / Book2.52 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.29 Net Income$21.12 million Net Margins7.10% Return on Equity7.90% Return on Assets6.71% Miscellaneous Employees1,920 Outstanding Shares16,400,000Market Cap$728.12 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 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $75 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $75.13 million. American Public Education had a net margin of 7.10% and a return on equity of 7.90%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $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 issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.29-$0.34 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.29. What price target have analysts set for APEI? 4 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for American Public Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate American Public Education's share price to reach $39.3333 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.4%. View Analyst Ratings 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 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." Who are some of American Public Education's key competitors? Some companies that are related to American Public Education include Laureate International Universities (LAUR), Hailiang Education Group (HLG), Bright Scholar Education Holdngs (BEDU), OneSmart International Edun Gr (ONE), "Puxin Limited" (NEW), Strayer Education (STRA), Career Education (CECO), Capella Education (CPLA), Sunlands Online Education Group (STG), RISE Education Cayman (REDU), K12 (LRN), RYB Education (RYB), Tarena International (TEDU), GP Strategies (GPX) and China Distance Education (DL). 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? Press coverage about APEI stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Public Education earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 46.11 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. 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 $44.90. How big of a company is American Public Education? American Public Education has a market capitalization of $728.12 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 192 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 223 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 415MarketBeat'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 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What does EPS mean?