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

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$29.56 +0.69 (+2.39 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 01:47 AM ET)
Previous Close$28.87
Today's Range$28.58 - $29.66
52-Week Range$23.15 - $46.15
Volume102,200 shs
Average Volume75,110 shs
Market Capitalization$486.81 million
P/E Ratio22.91
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.58
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
CUSIP02913V10
Phone304-724-3700

Debt

Current Ratio5.36
Quick Ratio5.36

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$299.25 million
Price / Sales1.62
Cash Flow$2.4450 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.09
Book Value$17.79 per share
Price / Book1.66

Profitability

Net Income$21.12 million
Net Margins8.35%
Return on Assets7.52%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,920
Market Cap$486.81 million
OptionableOptionable

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) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.02. The firm earned $72.99 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $72.24 million. American Public Education had a net margin of 8.35% and a return on equity of 8.77%. The company's revenue was down .4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.27 earnings per share. 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, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Public Education.

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

American Public Education updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.48-0.53 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.56. American Public Education also updated its Q4 2018 guidance to $0.48-0.53 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for APEI?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for American Public Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $43.00. On average, they anticipate American Public Education's stock price to reach $41.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 39.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Public Education.

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

4 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 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for American Public Education.

Has American Public Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about APEI stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Public Education earned a media sentiment score of -2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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

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. Christopher L. Symanoskie, VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Communications (Age 47)

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 $29.56.

How big of a company is American Public Education?

American Public Education has a market capitalization of $486.81 million and generates $299.25 million in revenue each year. The company earns $21.12 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.29 on an earnings per share basis. American Public Education employs 1,920 workers across the globe.

What is American Public Education's official website?

The official website for American Public Education is http://www.americanpubliceducation.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:  216 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  272 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  488
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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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