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DOW   37,986.40
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A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
Tesla cuts US prices for 3 of its electric vehicle models after a difficult week
A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
Tesla cuts US prices for 3 of its electric vehicle models after a difficult week
A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut

American Public Education (APEI) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$12.61
+0.14 (+1.12%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

American Public Education Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
427,900 shares
Previous Short Volume
389,600 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+9.83%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$6.08 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.5
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
17,560,000 shares
Float Size
16,370,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.61%
Today's Trading Volume
154,661 shares
Average Trading Volume
109,188 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
142%
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APEI Short Interest Over Time

APEI Days to Cover Over Time

APEI Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

American Public Education Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2024427,900 shares $6.08 million +9.8%2.6%2.5 $14.20
3/15/2024389,600 shares $4.82 million +95.3%2.4%2.3 $12.36
2/29/2024199,500 shares $2.08 million -41.0%1.2%1.2 $10.45
2/15/2024338,000 shares $3.77 million +26.0%2.0%2.4 $11.16
1/31/2024268,200 shares $2.84 million +2.8%1.6%2.2 $10.58
1/15/2024260,900 shares $3.02 million +62.2%1.5%2.6 $11.57
12/31/2023160,900 shares $1.55 million +50.0%0.9%2 $9.65
12/15/2023107,300 shares $870,203.00 -23.4%0.6%1.6 $8.11
11/30/2023140,000 shares $1.10 million +16.8%0.8%2.5 $7.87
11/15/2023119,900 shares $737,385.00 -3.4%0.7%2.6 $6.15
10/31/2023124,100 shares $517,497.00 -9.7%0.7%2.4 $4.17
10/15/2023137,400 shares $605,934.00 -11.1%0.8%2.4 $4.41
9/30/2023154,500 shares $769,410.00 -14.8%0.9%2.4 $4.98
9/15/2023181,300 shares $866,614.00 -21.6%1.1%1.5 $4.78
8/31/2023231,100 shares $1.22 million -6.8%1.4%1.5 $5.26
8/15/2023247,900 shares $1.38 million -11.5%1.5%1.5 $5.55
7/31/2023280,200 shares $1.40 million -26.0%1.7%1.6 $5.01
7/15/2023378,700 shares $1.78 million -13.5%2.2%1.9 $4.69
6/30/2023437,700 shares $2.07 million -42.9%2.6%1.9 $4.74
6/15/2023766,500 shares $3.23 million +1.6%4.6%2.8 $4.21
5/31/2023754,700 shares $3.78 million -1.4%4.5%2.2 $5.01
5/15/2023765,400 shares $4.21 million -7.5%4.5%2.3 $5.50
4/30/2023827,500 shares $4.72 million -1.8%4.6%2.5 $5.70
4/15/2023842,500 shares $5.32 million +2.4%4.7%2.5 $6.32
3/31/2023822,500 shares $4.46 million +125.0%4.5%2.6 $5.42
3/15/2023365,600 shares $1.67 million +22.0%2.0%1.4 $4.56
2/28/2023299,700 shares $3.31 million -4.4%1.7%2.4 $11.04
2/15/2023313,400 shares $4.00 million -16.6%1.7%2.4 $12.77
1/31/2023375,600 shares $4.55 million +20.1%2.1%2.8 $12.11
1/15/2023312,700 shares $4.00 million -3.9%1.7%2.5 $12.78
12/30/2022325,400 shares $4.00 million +3.6%1.8%2.5 $12.29
12/15/2022314,200 shares $4.24 million -27.3%1.7%2 $13.51
11/30/2022432,400 shares $5.56 million -17.7%2.4%1.6 $12.85
11/15/2022525,300 shares $6.84 million -39.1%2.9%2 $13.02
10/31/2022862,500 shares $11.05 million -3.8%4.8%3.3 $12.81
10/15/2022896,400 shares $9.57 million +68.0%5.0%3.6 $10.68
9/30/2022533,500 shares $4.88 million -33.3%3.0%2.3 $9.14
9/15/2022799,500 shares $6.81 million +99.2%4.5%4 $8.52
8/31/2022401,400 shares $4.15 million +25.7%2.3%4.6 $10.33
8/15/2022319,300 shares $3.80 million -3.4%1.8%5.4 $11.90
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APEI Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is American Public Education's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of American Public Education shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 427,900 shares of APEI short. 2.61% of American Public Education's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on American Public Education's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for American Public Education?

The short interest ratio, also known as the "days to cover ratio", is calculated by dividing the number of shares of a stock sold short divided by its average trading volume. A short interest ratio ranging between 1 and 4 generally indicates strong positive sentiment about a stock and a lack of short sellers. A short interest ratio of 10 or greater indicates strong pessimism about a stock. APEI shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on American Public Education's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting American Public Education?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of American Public Education: Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for American Public Education?

Companies that have a short interest as a percentage of float below 10% indicates positive investor sentiment and few short sellers. Stocks with a short interest percentage above 10% is considered high, suggesting some investors are pessimistic about the stock. Companies with a short interest percentage of 20% or more indicates widespread negative sentiment. 2.61% of American Public Education's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is American Public Education's short interest increasing or decreasing?

American Public Education saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 427,900 shares, an increase of 9.8% from the previous total of 389,600 shares. Changes in short volume can be used to identify positive and negative investor sentiment. Investors that short sell a stock are betting that its price will decline in the future. An increase in short sale volume suggests bearish (negative) sentiment among investors. A decrease on short sale volume suggests bullish (positive) sentiment.

What is American Public Education's float size?

American Public Education currently has issued a total of 17,560,000 shares. Some of American Public Education's outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. American Public Education currently has a public float of 16,370,000 shares.

How does American Public Education's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.61% of American Public Education's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer discretionary" compare to American Public Education: Lincoln Educational Services Co. (0.81%), Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (4.43%), QuantaSing Group Limited (0.22%), iHuman Inc. (0.00%), Kuke Music Holding Limited (0.03%), Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited (0.02%), Vitru Limited (0.08%), Nerdy, Inc. (5.79%), The Aaron's Company, Inc. (1.44%), Lanvin Group Holdings Limited (0.09%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short American Public Education stock?

Short selling APEI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from American Public Education as its price is falling. APEI shares are trading up $0.14 today. To short a stock, an investor borrows shares, sells them and buys the shares back on the public market later to return it to the lender. Short sellers are betting that a stock will decline in price. If the stock does drop after selling, the short seller buys it back at a lower price and returns it to the lender. The difference between the sell price and the buy price is the trader's profit.

How does a short squeeze work against American Public Education?

A short squeeze for American Public Education occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of APEI, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is American Public Education's short interest reported?

Short interest is typically published by a stock exchange once per month. However, NASDAQ publishes a report for U.S. stocks, including APEI, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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