Equities researchers at StockNews.com initiated coverage on shares of American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI – Get Rating) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. The firm set a “hold” rating on the stock.
Several other research analysts have also weighed in on APEI. William Blair lowered American Public Education from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Barrington Research dropped their price target on American Public Education from $15.00 to $10.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, the company presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average target price of $13.00.
American Public Education Stock Down 8.5 %
Shares of American Public Education stock opened at $4.07 on Thursday. The stock’s fifty day moving average is $11.71 and its 200-day moving average is $11.62. The firm has a market capitalization of $76.88 million, a PE ratio of -0.67, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.15 and a beta of 0.77. The company has a quick ratio of 2.39, a current ratio of 2.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47. American Public Education has a 12-month low of $4.06 and a 12-month high of $24.02.
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About American Public Education
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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