American Public Education Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.06 (-0.21 %)
(As of 07/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume103,286 shs
Average Volume135,446 shs
Market Capitalization$531.75 million
P/E Ratio17.91
Dividend YieldN/A
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About American Public Education

American Public Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides online and campus-based postsecondary education. The company operates in two segments, American Public Education and Hondros College of Nursing. It offers 129 degree programs and 112 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, an associate degree in nursing, and an associate degree in medical laboratory technology. American Public Education, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Charles Town, West Virginia.


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Overall MarketRank

2.26 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

37th out of 618 stocks

Educational Services Industry

4th out of 68 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 3.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is American Public Education a buy right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Public Education in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" American Public Education stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than American Public Education?

Wall Street analysts have given American Public Education a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but American Public Education wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting American Public Education?

American Public Education saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 349,700 shares, an increase of 113.0% from the June 15th total of 164,200 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 136,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.6 days. Approximately 2.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is American Public Education's next earnings date?

American Public Education is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August 9th 2021.
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How can I listen to American Public Education's earnings call?

American Public Education will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, August 9th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were American Public Education's earnings last quarter?

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) announced its earnings results on Sunday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.07. The business earned $88.54 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $88.02 million. American Public Education had a net margin of 7.30% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.55%.
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How has American Public Education's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

American Public Education's stock was trading at $20.51 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, APEI stock has increased by 38.9% and is now trading at $28.48.
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What guidance has American Public Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Public Education updated its second quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, June, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of $-0.040-0.030 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.460. The company issued revenue guidance of $78.02 million-79.66 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $89.92 million.

What price target have analysts set for APEI?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for American Public Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate American Public Education's share price to reach $39.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are American Public Education's key executives?

American Public Education's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Angela K. Selden, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55, Pay $1.58M)
  • Mr. Richard W. Sunderland Jr., CPA, CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61, Pay $809.08k)
  • Mr. Patrik U. Dyberg, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 57, Pay $673.64k)
  • Mr. Thomas A. Beckett, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 53, Pay $530.94k)
  • Dr. Wade T. Dyke, Pres of APUS (Age 63, Pay $401.08k)
  • Mr. Christopher L. Symanoskie, VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Communications (Age 49)
  • Ms. Elizabeth LaGuardia Cooper, Sr. VP & Chief Marketing Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Steven M. Somers C.F.A., CFA, Sr. VP, Chief Strategy & Corp. Devel. Officer
  • Ms. Amy B. Manning, Sr. VP & Chief Human Resource Officer (Age 53)
  • Dr. Gwendolyn M. Hall, Sr. VP & Chief of Staff

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

3 employees have rated American Public Education CEO Angela Selden on Angela Selden has an approval rating of 100% among American Public Education's employees. This puts Angela Selden in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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What other stocks do shareholders of American Public Education own?

What is American Public Education's stock symbol?

American Public Education trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "APEI."

Who are American Public Education's major shareholders?

American Public Education's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include 6 Meridian (0.07%) and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.04%). Company insiders that own American Public Education stock include Barbara Fast, Eric C Andersen, Jean C Halle, Robert E Gay, Thomas Beckett, Timothy J Landon and Wallace E Jr Boston.
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Which major investors are selling American Public Education stock?

APEI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 6 Meridian. Company insiders that have sold American Public Education company stock in the last year include Barbara Fast, Eric C Andersen, Jean C Halle, Robert E Gay, Timothy J Landon, and Wallace E Jr Boston.
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Which major investors are buying American Public Education stock?

APEI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is American Public Education's stock price today?

One share of APEI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.48.

How much money does American Public Education make?

American Public Education has a market capitalization of $531.75 million and generates $321.79 million in revenue each year. The company earns $18.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.25 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does American Public Education have?

American Public Education employs 2,940 workers across the globe.

What is American Public Education's official website?

The official website for American Public Education is

Where are American Public Education's headquarters?

American Public Education is headquartered at 111 W CONGRESS STREET, CHARLES TOWN WV, 25414.

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]

This page was last updated on 7/27/2021 by Staff
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