Q1 2023 EPS Estimates for American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) Raised by Analyst

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEIGet Rating) – Research analysts at Zacks Research increased their Q1 2023 earnings estimates for shares of American Public Education in a report released on Tuesday, November 22nd. Zacks Research analyst A. Gupta now forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of $0.07 for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $0.05. The consensus estimate for American Public Education’s current full-year earnings is ($0.24) per share. Zacks Research also issued estimates for American Public Education’s Q2 2023 earnings at $0.08 EPS and FY2023 earnings at $0.32 EPS.

A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on the stock. Truist Financial cut their target price on shares of American Public Education from $21.00 to $16.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, August 11th. StockNews.com began coverage on shares of American Public Education in a research note on Wednesday, October 12th. They set a “hold” rating on the stock. TheStreet downgraded shares of American Public Education from a “c” rating to a “d” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 10th. Finally, Barrington Research reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price target on shares of American Public Education in a research note on Friday, September 23rd.

American Public Education Stock Performance

Shares of APEI stock opened at $12.89 on Thursday. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $11.23 and its 200-day simple moving average is $12.83. American Public Education has a 52 week low of $7.82 and a 52 week high of $24.73. The company has a current ratio of 2.39, a quick ratio of 2.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47. The company has a market cap of $243.49 million, a PE ratio of -2.46 and a beta of 0.76.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On American Public Education

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. increased its stake in American Public Education by 76.4% during the 2nd quarter. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. now owns 81,664 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,320,000 after buying an additional 35,374 shares during the period. 325 Capital LLC grew its holdings in American Public Education by 61.1% during the 1st quarter. 325 Capital LLC now owns 938,528 shares of the company’s stock worth $19,934,000 after acquiring an additional 355,861 shares in the last quarter. Foundry Partners LLC grew its holdings in American Public Education by 36.9% during the 2nd quarter. Foundry Partners LLC now owns 136,794 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,211,000 after acquiring an additional 36,900 shares in the last quarter. Comerica Bank grew its holdings in American Public Education by 5.1% during the 1st quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 16,263 shares of the company’s stock worth $356,000 after acquiring an additional 795 shares in the last quarter. Finally, First Eagle Investment Management LLC grew its holdings in American Public Education by 100.4% during the 1st quarter. First Eagle Investment Management LLC now owns 99,581 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,115,000 after acquiring an additional 49,895 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 96.69% of the company’s stock.

American Public Education Company Profile

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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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