NASDAQ:APEI - American Public Education Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$44.30 -0.10 (-0.23 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$44.40
Today's Range$44.10 - $44.80
52-Week Range$17.40 - $45.75
Volume74,300 shs
Average Volume135,929 shs
Market Capitalization$730.58 million
P/E Ratio34.42
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.67
American Public Education logoAmerican 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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNASDAQ:APEI
CUSIP02913V10
Phone304-724-3700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio4.45
Quick Ratio4.45

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio34.42
Forward P/E Ratio27.18
P/E Growth1.82

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$299.25 million
Price / Sales2.43
Cash Flow$2.4381 per share
Price / Cash18.17
Book Value$17.79 per share
Price / Book2.49

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.29
Net Income$21.12 million
Net Margins7.10%
Return on Equity7.90%
Return on Assets6.71%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,920
Outstanding Shares16,400,000
Market Cap$730.58

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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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.01. The company earned $75 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $75.13 million. American Public Education had a net margin of 7.10% and a return on equity of 7.90%. The company's quarterly revenue was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.28 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 Wednesday, August, 8th 2018. 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 second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.29-$0.34 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.29.

What price target have analysts set for APEI?

4 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for American Public Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate American Public Education's share price to reach $39.3333 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.2%. View Analyst Ratings 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 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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 64)
  • Mr. Richard W. Sunderland Jr., CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Thomas A. Beckett, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)
  • Ms. Amy N. Panzarella, Sr. VP of HR & Community Affairs (Age 43)
  • Mr. Tony Mediate, COO & Acting CEO of Hondros College of Nursing

Has American Public Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about APEI stock have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Public Education earned a coverage optimism score of 0.02 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.63 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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 $44.30.

How big of a company is American Public Education?

American Public Education has a market capitalization of $730.58 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.

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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  192 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  223 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  415
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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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