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

-0.19 (-0.75 %)
(As of 02/21/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $25.31
50-Day Range
MA: $25.77
52-Week Range
Now: $25.31
Volume63,250 shs
Average Volume55,151 shs
Market Capitalization$389.77 million
P/E Ratio31.25
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$2.68 per share
Book Value$19.56 per share


Net Income$25.64 million


Market Cap$389.77 million
Next Earnings Date3/10/2020 (Confirmed)

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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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 12th. The company reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.25. The business had revenue of $67.89 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $66.16 million. American Public Education had a return on equity of 6.68% and a net margin of 4.64%. American Public Education's quarterly revenue was down 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.33 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, March 10th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for American Public Education.

How can I listen to American Public Education's earnings call?

American Public Education will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, March 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.

What guidance has American Public Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Public Education updated its fourth quarter 2019 After-Hours earnings guidance on Monday, November, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.35-0.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.37. The company issued revenue guidance of $$71.545-74.622 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $$70.9 million.

What price target have analysts set for APEI?

2 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for American Public Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate American Public Education's stock price to reach $36.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 44.2% 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?

Press coverage about APEI stock has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Public Education earned a media sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock'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 decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 288,800 shares, a decrease of 16.2% from the December 31st total of 344,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 123,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.3 days. Currently, 2.0% of the shares of the company 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 Norfolk Southern (NSC), Abeona Therapeutics (ABEO), Global Eagle Entertainment (ENT), LivePerson (LPSN), Stitch Fix (SFIX), Chewy (CHWY), FactSet Research Systems (FDS), International Paper (IP), Marathon Petroleum (MPC) and Teladoc Health (TDOC).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (8.16%), State Street Corp (3.12%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.45%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.21%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.63%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.61%). Company insiders that own American Public Education stock include Amy Panzarella, Eric C Andersen, Jean C Halle, Robert E Gay, Thomas Beckett, Timothy J Landon and Wallace E Jr Boston. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Public Education.

Which major investors are selling American Public Education stock?

APEI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., AQR Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold American Public Education company stock in the last year include Robert E Gay and Timothy J Landon. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Public Education.

Which major investors are buying American Public Education stock?

APEI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., Investec Asset Management LTD, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Foundry Partners LLC, Brinker Capital Inc., Great West Life Assurance Co. Can and Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL. 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, 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 $25.31.

How big of a company is American Public Education?

American Public Education has a market capitalization of $389.77 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 http://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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for American Public Education (NASDAQ APEI)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  287 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  361 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  648
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 2/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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