American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.18 Per Share

Equities analysts expect that American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEIGet Rating) will report earnings of $0.18 per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have made estimates for American Public Education’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.03 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.30. American Public Education reported earnings per share of $0.03 during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 500%. The company is expected to announce its next earnings report on Monday, January 1st.

On average, analysts expect that American Public Education will report full year earnings of $1.20 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.97 to $1.31. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the company will report earnings of $1.66 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.46 to $1.77. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that cover American Public Education.

American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEIGet Rating) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 10th. The company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.09. American Public Education had a return on equity of 2.95% and a net margin of 3.09%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.49 EPS.

APEI has been the topic of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut American Public Education from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating and set a $17.00 price target on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, March 1st. Truist Financial dropped their price target on American Public Education from $26.00 to $21.00 in a report on Thursday. StockNews.com cut American Public Education from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday. Finally, Barrington Research dropped their price target on American Public Education from $25.00 to $20.00 in a report on Wednesday.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in shares of American Public Education by 4.6% in the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,116,146 shares of the company’s stock worth $69,334,000 after acquiring an additional 136,136 shares during the last quarter. Redwood Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of American Public Education by 93.9% in the third quarter. Redwood Capital Management LLC now owns 1,507,313 shares of the company’s stock worth $38,602,000 after acquiring an additional 729,933 shares during the last quarter. Systematic Financial Management LP increased its stake in shares of American Public Education by 11.1% in the first quarter. Systematic Financial Management LP now owns 1,094,679 shares of the company’s stock worth $23,251,000 after acquiring an additional 109,360 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of American Public Education by 1.3% in the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,018,943 shares of the company’s stock worth $26,096,000 after acquiring an additional 12,707 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Royce & Associates LP increased its stake in shares of American Public Education by 2.6% in the first quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 762,245 shares of the company’s stock worth $16,190,000 after acquiring an additional 19,306 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 96.55% of the company’s stock.

NASDAQ APEI opened at $13.63 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $257.01 million, a P/E ratio of 17.04, a P/E/G ratio of 0.99 and a beta of 0.62. American Public Education has a 1 year low of $12.82 and a 1 year high of $30.00. The business’s fifty day moving average is $20.99 and its two-hundred day moving average is $21.55. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37, a quick ratio of 2.42 and a current ratio of 2.42.

American Public Education Company Profile (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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