American Public Education (NASDAQ: APEI) opened at 34.00 on Tuesday. American Public Education has a 52-week low of $24.88 and a 52-week high of $42.17. The stock’s 50-day moving average is currently $36.42. The company has a market cap of $605.3 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.47.
American Public Education (NASDAQ: APEI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 28th. The company reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $86.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $84.96 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.71 earnings per share. American Public Education’s revenue was up 13.7% compared to the same quarter last year. American Public Education has set its Q1 guidance at $0.55-0.58 EPS. Analysts expect that American Public Education will post $2.56 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at TheStreet downgraded shares of American Public Education from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note to investors on Tuesday. Separately, analysts at JPMorgan Chase reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of American Public Education in a research note to investors on Wednesday, March 13th. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of American Public Education in a research note to investors on Monday, March 4th. They now have a $43.00 price target on the stock.
Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. American Public Education has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $40.67.
American Public Education, Inc. is a provider of online postsecondary education focusing on the needs of the military and public service communities.