NASDAQ:APEI - American Public Education Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.21 (-0.78 %)
(As of 08/20/2019 08:13 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $26.75
50-Day Range
MA: $30.07
52-Week Range
Now: $26.75
Volume109,000 shs
Average Volume107,054 shs
Market Capitalization$429.34 million
P/E Ratio16.51
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:APEI



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$297.69 million
Cash Flow$2.6830 per share
Book Value$19.56 per share


Net Income$25.64 million


Market Cap$429.34 million
Next Earnings Date11/5/2019 (Estimated)

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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) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 6th. The company reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.30. The business earned $70.56 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $70.16 million. American Public Education had a net margin of 6.98% and a return on equity of 7.79%. The business's revenue was down 3.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.39 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 Tuesday, November 5th 2019. 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 third quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of -$0.02 to $0.03 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.32. The company issued revenue guidance of -7% to -11% yr/yr, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $71.08 million.

What price target have analysts set for APEI?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for American Public Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate American Public Education's share price to reach $36.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 36.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Public Education.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Public Education?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Public Education in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for American Public Education.

Has American Public Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about APEI stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Public Education earned a media sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for American Public Education.

Are investors shorting American Public Education?

American Public Education saw a decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 294,100 shares, a decline of 10.1% from the June 30th total of 327,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 84,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.5 days. Approximately 1.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View American Public Education's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of American Public Education's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of American Public Education own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other American Public Education investors own include CARBO Ceramics (CRR), Global Eagle Entertainment (ENT), Abeona Therapeutics (ABEO), Norfolk Southern (NSC), Five9 (FIVN), LivePerson (LPSN), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Western Digital (WDC), Brink's (BCO) and FactSet Research Systems (FDS).

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 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)

Who are American Public Education's major shareholders?

American Public Education's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (16.26%), BlackRock Inc. (15.14%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.29%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (7.91%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.88%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.29%). Company insiders that own American Public Education stock include Amy Panzarella, Barbara Kurshan, Eric C Andersen, Jean C Halle, Thomas Beckett, Timothy J Landon and Wallace E Jr Boston. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Public Education.

Which institutional investors are selling American Public Education stock?

APEI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Acadian Asset Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Susquehanna International Group LLP, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Bessemer Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold American Public Education company stock in the last year include Thomas Beckett, Timothy J Landon and Wallace E Jr Boston. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Public Education.

Which institutional investors are buying American Public Education stock?

APEI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., BlackRock Inc., Systematic Financial Management LP, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., Dupont Capital Management Corp and Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Public Education.

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 $26.75.

How big of a company is American Public Education?

American Public Education has a market capitalization of $429.34 million and generates $297.69 million in revenue each year. The company earns $25.64 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.62 on an earnings per share basis. American Public Education employs 1,790 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About American Public Education.

What is American Public Education's official website?

The official website for American Public Education is

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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  248 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  306 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  554
MarketBeat'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 8/20/2019 by Staff

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