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American Public Education Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.01 (-0.03 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $31.23
50-Day Range
MA: $30.08
52-Week Range
Now: $31.23
Volume20,315 shs
Average Volume87,250 shs
Market Capitalization$462.49 million
P/E Ratio26.92
Dividend YieldN/A
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 121 degree programs and 111 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.74 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$2.56 per share
Book Value$20.13 per share


Net Income$10.01 million


Market Cap$462.49 million
Next Earnings Date3/9/2021 (Estimated)
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American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has American Public Education's stock 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. Since then, APEI stock has increased by 52.3% and is now trading at $31.23.
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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 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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 short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but American Public Education wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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 Tuesday, March 9th 2021.
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How were American Public Education's earnings last quarter?

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) posted its quarterly earnings results on Saturday, November, 14th. The company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.03. The firm earned $79.13 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $76 million. American Public Education had a net margin of 5.63% and a return on equity of 5.95%.
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What guidance has American Public Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Public Education updated its fourth quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Monday, November, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 0.41-0.46 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.45. The company issued revenue guidance of $81.819-84.794 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $83.17 million.

What price target have analysts set for APEI?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for American Public Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect American Public Education's share price to reach $39.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.9% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting American Public Education?

American Public Education saw a decrease in short interest in the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 247,900 shares, a decrease of 27.1% from the October 15th total of 339,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 79,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.1 days. Approximately 1.8% of the shares of the stock 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:
  • Ms. Angela K. Selden, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54, Pay $438.1k)
  • Mr. Richard W. Sunderland Jr., CPA, CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60, Pay $515.22k)
  • Mr. Patrik U. Dyberg, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 56, Pay $451.18k)
  • Mr. Robert E. Gay, Sr. VP & COO of APUS (Age 59, Pay $436.42k)
  • Dr. Vernon C. Smith, Sr. VP of Provost - APUS (Age 55, Pay $451.31k)
  • Mr. Christopher L. Symanoskie, VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Communications (Age 48)
  • Mr. Thomas A. Beckett, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 52)
  • Ms. Elizabeth LaGuardia Cooper, Sr. VP & Chief Marketing Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Steven M. Somers C.F.A., CFA, Sr. VP of Strategy & Corp. Devel.
  • Ms. Amy B. Manning, Sr. VP & Chief Human Resource Officer

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.26%), State Street Corp (3.40%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.78%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.39%), Chilton Investment Co. LLC (1.78%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.12%). 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 institutional investors are selling American Public Education stock?

APEI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WINTON GROUP Ltd, Ninety One UK Ltd, BlackRock Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., State Street Corp, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can. 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, Thomas Beckett, Timothy J Landon, and Wallace E Jr Boston.
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Which institutional investors are buying American Public Education stock?

APEI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chilton Investment Co. LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Globeflex Capital L P, and Victory Capital Management Inc..
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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 $31.23.

How big of a company is American Public Education?

American Public Education has a market capitalization of $462.49 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 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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