Analysts expect American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI – Get Rating) to report $152.13 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have issued estimates for American Public Education’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $151.80 million and the highest estimate coming in at $152.70 million. American Public Education posted sales of $78.01 million in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 95%. The business is scheduled to announce its next earnings report on Monday, January 1st.
On average, analysts expect that American Public Education will report full-year sales of $618.79 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $612.62 million to $625.20 million. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the company will post sales of $644.33 million, with estimates ranging from $633.38 million to $650.00 million. Zacks Investment Research’s sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that cover American Public Education.
American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI – Get Rating) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, May 10th. The company reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.19 by $0.09. American Public Education had a net margin of 3.09% and a return on equity of 2.92%. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.49 EPS.
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APEI has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Truist Financial dropped their price objective on shares of American Public Education from $26.00 to $21.00 in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of American Public Education from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating and set a $17.00 target price for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, March 1st. StockNews.com raised shares of American Public Education from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, May 23rd. Finally, Barrington Research dropped their target price on shares of American Public Education from $25.00 to $20.00 in a research report on Wednesday, May 11th.
Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd purchased a new position in shares of American Public Education during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $327,000. First Republic Investment Management Inc. lifted its stake in American Public Education by 5.8% during the first quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. now owns 40,085 shares of the company’s stock worth $851,000 after purchasing an additional 2,214 shares during the last quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC bought a new position in American Public Education during the first quarter worth $239,000. 325 Capital LLC lifted its stake in American Public Education by 61.1% during the first quarter. 325 Capital LLC now owns 938,528 shares of the company’s stock worth $19,934,000 after purchasing an additional 355,861 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Brinker Capital Investments LLC lifted its stake in American Public Education by 65.0% during the first quarter. Brinker Capital Investments LLC now owns 52,049 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,106,000 after purchasing an additional 20,499 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 96.55% of the company’s stock.
NASDAQ APEI opened at $14.13 on Monday. American Public Education has a 12 month low of $12.82 and a 12 month high of $30.00. The company has a 50-day moving average of $18.36 and a 200-day moving average of $20.29. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, a current ratio of 2.40 and a quick ratio of 2.40. The company has a market cap of $266.44 million, a P/E ratio of 17.66, a P/E/G ratio of 1.43 and a beta of 0.64.
About American Public Education (Get Rating)
American Public Education, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides online and campus-based postsecondary education. The company operates through three segments: American Public University System, Rasmussen University, and Hondros College of Nursing. It offers 130 degree programs and 111 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.
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