FY2022 EPS Estimates for American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) Cut by Analyst

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEIGet Rating) – Research analysts at Barrington Research lowered their FY2022 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for American Public Education in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, November 9th. Barrington Research analyst A. Paris. Jr now expects that the company will post earnings per share of ($0.30) for the year, down from their prior forecast of ($0.12). Barrington Research currently has a “Buy” rating and a $15.00 target price on the stock. The consensus estimate for American Public Education’s current full-year earnings is ($0.24) per share. Barrington Research also issued estimates for American Public Education’s Q4 2022 earnings at ($0.17) EPS.

Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. StockNews.com started coverage on American Public Education in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “hold” rating for the company. Truist Financial cut their target price on American Public Education from $21.00 to $16.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, August 11th. Finally, TheStreet cut American Public Education from a “c” rating to a “d” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 10th.

American Public Education Trading Down 2.3 %

Shares of APEI stock opened at $12.97 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $245.03 million, a P/E ratio of -2.48 and a beta of 0.76. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $10.48 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $13.18. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47, a quick ratio of 2.43 and a current ratio of 2.43. American Public Education has a fifty-two week low of $7.82 and a fifty-two week high of $25.42.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of APEI. Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. bought a new stake in shares of American Public Education in the third quarter valued at $119,000. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of American Public Education in the third quarter valued at $648,000. Boston Partners raised its stake in shares of American Public Education by 283.6% in the third quarter. Boston Partners now owns 67,915 shares of the company’s stock valued at $621,000 after buying an additional 50,209 shares during the period. Quantbot Technologies LP bought a new stake in shares of American Public Education in the third quarter valued at $233,000. Finally, Jump Financial LLC bought a new stake in shares of American Public Education in the third quarter valued at $159,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 96.69% of the company’s stock.

About American Public Education

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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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