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

-0.38 (-1.71 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 02:39 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.81
50-Day Range
MA: $23.34
52-Week Range
Now: $21.81
Volume126,679 shs
Average Volume136,590 shs
Market Capitalization$325.62 million
P/E Ratio34.62
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$286.27 million
Cash Flow$2.59 per share
Book Value$19.27 per share


Net Income$10.01 million


Market Cap$325.62 million
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)

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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 COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, APEI stock has increased by 6.3% and is now trading at $21.81. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of American Public Education?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Public Education in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for American Public Education.

When is American Public Education's next earnings date?

American Public Education is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for American Public Education.

How were American Public Education's earnings last quarter?

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 10th. The company reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.37. The firm had revenue of $74.38 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $73.79 million. American Public Education had a return on equity of 5.73% and a net margin of 3.50%. American Public Education's revenue was down 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.55 EPS. View American Public Education's earnings history.

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

American Public Education issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 10th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.13-0.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.28.

What price target have analysts set for APEI?

1 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for American Public Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect American Public Education's share price to reach $30.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 37.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for American Public Education.

Has American Public Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about APEI stock have trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. 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 -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutAmerican Public Education.

Are investors shorting American Public Education?

American Public Education saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 361,600 shares, an increase of 36.2% from the February 27th total of 265,400 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 101,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days. Approximately 2.5% of the company's shares are sold short. 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), Primo Water (PRMW), Stitch Fix (SFIX), Chewy (CHWY), FactSet Research Systems (FDS), International Paper (IP) and Marathon Petroleum (MPC).

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 retail and institutional 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%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.92%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.63%). Company insiders that own American Public Education stock include Robert E Gay, 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 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 activity for American Public Education.

Which institutional investors are buying American Public Education stock?

APEI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., Investec Asset Management LTD, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Foundry Partners LLC, Brinker Capital Inc., and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $21.81.

How big of a company is American Public Education?

American Public Education has a market capitalization of $325.62 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. 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:  296 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  373 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  669
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 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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