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NASDAQ:APEIAmerican Public Education Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.72 (+2.42 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $30.44
50-Day Range
MA: $29.82
52-Week Range
Now: $30.44
Volume65,940 shs
Average Volume66,496 shs
Market Capitalization$449.90 million
P/E Ratio41.70
Dividend YieldN/A
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.25 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:APEI



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$286.27 million
Cash Flow$2.70 per share
Book Value$19.27 per share


Net Income$10.01 million


Market Cap$449.90 million
Next Earnings Date8/10/2020 (Confirmed)
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American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has American Public Education's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

American Public Education's stock was trading at $20.51 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, APEI stock has increased by 48.4% and is now trading at $30.44.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of American Public Education?

3 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 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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 10th 2020.
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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 10th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were American Public Education's earnings last quarter?

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 11th. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.01. The firm earned $74.62 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $74.18 million. American Public Education had a net margin of 3.97% and a return on equity of 4.96%.
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What guidance has American Public Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Public Education issued an update on its second quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Monday, May, 11th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 0.20-0.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.14. The company issued revenue guidance of $76.205-79.027 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $72.53 million.

What price target have analysts set for APEI?

3 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for American Public Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $33.00. On average, they expect American Public Education's share price to reach $32.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.3% from the stock's current price.
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Has American Public Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about APEI stock have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Public Education earned a coverage optimism score of -2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting American Public Education?

American Public Education saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 344,900 shares, an increase of 7.4% from the July 15th total of 321,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 96,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.6 days. Approximately 2.5% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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Who are some of American Public Education's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of American Public Education own?

Who are American Public Education's key executives?

American Public Education's management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Wallace E. Boston Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 65)
  • Mr. Richard W. Sunderland Jr., CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Thomas A. Beckett, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 51)
  • Ms. Amy N. Panzarella, Sr. VP of HR & Community Affairs (Age 44)
  • Mr. Patrik U. Dyberg, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 55)

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 investors include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.98%), WINTON GROUP Ltd (0.90%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.75%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.75%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.26%) and Swiss National Bank (0.23%). Company insiders that own American Public Education stock include 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 Foundry Partners LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC, UBS Group AG, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Seizert Capital Partners LLC, Texas Permanent School Fund, and Brinker Capital Inc.. Company insiders that have sold American Public Education company stock in the last year include Robert E Gay, Thomas Beckett, 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 WINTON GROUP Ltd, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Mackay Shields LLC, Chilton Investment Co. LLC, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Dupont Capital Management Corp, Sawtooth Solutions LLC, and First Quadrant L P CA.
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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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is American Public Education's stock price today?

One share of APEI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.44.

How big of a company is American Public Education?

American Public Education has a market capitalization of $449.90 million and generates $286.27 million in revenue each year. The company earns $10.01 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.09 on an earnings per share basis. American Public Education employs 1,780 workers across the globe.

What is American Public Education's official website?

The official website for American Public Education is www.apei.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]

This page was last updated on 8/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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