Brokers Issue Forecasts for American Public Education, Inc.’s Q4 2023 Earnings (NASDAQ:APEI)

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEIGet Rating) – Analysts at Barrington Research issued their Q4 2023 EPS estimates for shares of American Public Education in a research report issued on Wednesday, March 15th. Barrington Research analyst A. Paris forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of $0.06 for the quarter. Barrington Research has a “Outperform” rating and a $10.00 price target on the stock. The consensus estimate for American Public Education’s current full-year earnings is $0.54 per share. Barrington Research also issued estimates for American Public Education’s FY2024 earnings at $0.35 EPS.

APEI has been the topic of a number of other research reports. William Blair downgraded shares of American Public Education from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Wednesday. initiated coverage on shares of American Public Education in a research report on Thursday. They set a “hold” rating on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. According to, the company presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average target price of $13.00.

American Public Education Trading Down 2.4 %

NASDAQ APEI opened at $4.45 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47, a quick ratio of 2.39 and a current ratio of 2.39. The company has a market capitalization of $84.06 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -0.85, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.14 and a beta of 0.77. The company’s 50-day simple moving average is $11.88 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $11.67. American Public Education has a one year low of $4.15 and a one year high of $24.02.

Institutional Trading of American Public Education

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of APEI. State of Wyoming bought a new stake in shares of American Public Education in the 4th quarter valued at about $29,000. Strs Ohio acquired a new stake in American Public Education in the 4th quarter worth approximately $65,000. UBS Group AG boosted its stake in American Public Education by 222.5% in the 4th quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 5,772 shares of the company’s stock worth $71,000 after purchasing an additional 3,982 shares in the last quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in American Public Education in the 1st quarter worth approximately $108,000. Finally, Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. acquired a new stake in American Public Education in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $119,000. 92.34% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About American Public Education

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American Public Education, Inc provides online and on-campus postsecondary education services. It operates through the following business segments: American Public Education and Hondros College of Nursing. The American Public Education segment reflects the operational activities of the company’s subsidiary American Public University System, Inc, other corporate activities and minority investments.

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