American Public Education Inc (NASDAQ:APEI) Quarterly Sentiment Report

Sentiment for American Public Education Inc (NASDAQ:APEI)

American Public Education Inc (NASDAQ:APEI) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2019 Q1. Its down -0.09, from 1.17 in 2018Q4. The ratio turned negative, as 57 institutional investors opened new or increased equity positions, while 53 reduced and sold their equity positions in American Public Education Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now possess: 15.25 million shares, up from 15.13 million shares in 2018Q4. Also, the number of institutional investors holding American Public Education Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 9 Reduced: 44 Increased: 39 New Position: 18.

American Public Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides online and campus postsecondary education. The company has market cap of $424.46 million. The firm operates through two divisions, American Public Education and Hondros College of Nursing. It has a 21.5 P/E ratio. It offers 106 degree programs and 103 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.

The stock decreased 0.23% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $26.45. About 63,822 shares traded. American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) has declined 25.29% since August 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.29% the S&P500.

Euclidean Technologies Management Llc holds 1.69% of its portfolio in American Public Education, Inc. for 60,645 shares. Systematic Financial Management Lp owns 323,460 shares or 0.33% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Zebra Capital Management Llc has 0.12% invested in the company for 7,710 shares. The New York-based Metropolitan Life Insurance Co Ny has invested 0.11% in the stock. Bowling Portfolio Management Llc, a Ohio-based fund reported 15,634 shares.

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of American Public Education’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating American Public Education, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $33 while the high is $40. The stock’s average target of $37.67 is 42.42% above today’s ($26.45) share price. APEI was included in 5 notes of analysts from March 11, 2019. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, March 13 with “Hold”. Barrington maintained American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) rating on Monday, March 11. Barrington has “Buy” rating and $40 target. The stock of American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, March 13 by BMO Capital Markets.

More notable recent American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “New Strong Sell Stocks for August 9th – Nasdaq” on August 09, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “American Public Education (APEI) Q2 Earnings Match Estimates – Nasdaq” published on August 07, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “American Public Education Inc (APEI) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript – Yahoo Finance” on August 08, 2019. More interesting news about American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “5 Stocks to Buy in DeVos’ For-Profit Education Regime – Nasdaq” published on March 29, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Validea Kenneth Fisher Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 8/8/2019 – Nasdaq” with publication date: August 08, 2019.

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