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NASDAQ:APEIAmerican Public Education Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.26 (-0.82 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $31.43
50-Day Range
MA: $27.04
52-Week Range
Now: $31.43
Volume140,022 shs
Average Volume89,282 shs
Market Capitalization$464.57 million
P/E Ratio43.05
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.25 out of 5 stars

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$2.57 per share
Book Value$19.31 per share


Net Income$10.01 million


Market Cap$464.57 million
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, APEI shares have increased by 53.2% and is now trading at $31.43. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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 2 hold ratings and 1 buy 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, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for American Public Education.

How were American Public Education's earnings last quarter?

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) released its earnings results on Monday, May, 11th. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.17 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $74.62 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $74.18 million. American Public Education had a return on equity of 4.96% and a net margin of 3.97%. 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 second quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Monday, May, 11th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 0.20-0.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.14. The company issued revenue guidance of $76.205-79.027 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $72.53 million.

What price target have analysts set for APEI?

3 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for American Public Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate American Public Education's stock price to reach $32.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets 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 firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Public Education earned a media sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutAmerican Public Education.

Are investors shorting American Public Education?

American Public Education saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 252,800 shares, an increase of 18.1% from the April 30th total of 214,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 94,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.7 days. Currently, 1.8% 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?

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.97%), Systematic Financial Management LP (4.42%), State Street Corp (3.53%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.27%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.12%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.94%). 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 major investors are selling American Public Education stock?

APEI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Deutsche Bank AG, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., and UBS Group AG. Company insiders that have sold American Public Education company stock in the last year include Robert E Gay, Thomas Beckett, and Timothy J Landon. View insider buying and selling activity for American Public Education.

Which major investors are buying American Public Education stock?

APEI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Portolan Capital Management LLC, Cloverdale Capital Management LLC, Systematic Financial Management LP, State Street Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., and Invesco Ltd.. 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 $31.43.

How big of a company is American Public Education?

American Public Education has a market capitalization of $464.57 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 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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