Stock Mover of The Day: Can American Public Education, Inc.’s Tomorrow be Different? The Stock Declines Again

Stock Mover of The Day: Can American Public Education, Inc.'s Tomorrow be Different? The Stock Declines Again

The stock of American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) is a huge mover today! About 115,609 shares traded hands or 65.05% up from the average. American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) has risen 2.39% since April 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.44% the S&P500.
The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $256.62 million company. It was reported on Nov, 8 by Barchart.com. We have $13.44 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:APEI worth $33.36M less.

Analysts await American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) to report earnings on November, 14. They expect $0.30 earnings per share, down 26.83% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.41 per share. APEI’s profit will be $4.98M for 12.88 P/E if the $0.30 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual earnings per share reported by American Public Education, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -26.83% negative EPS growth.

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

Out of 3 analysts covering American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI), 0 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 0 are positive. American Public Education has been the topic of 3 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Deutsche Bank maintained American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) rating on Tuesday, August 11. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and $26.0 price target. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Tuesday, August 11 report.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “American Public Education, Inc. is an online provider of higher education focused primarily on serving the military and public service communities. American Public University System, wholly owned by APEI, comprises two universities American Military University and American Public University. Nationally and regionally accredited, APUS serves over 25,000 part-time students who live and work in all 50 states and more than 130 countries; and offers 57 degree programs and 48 certificate programs in fields ranging from homeland security, military studies, intelligence, and criminal justice to technology, business administration, public health, and liberal arts.”

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.17 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.44, from 1.61 in 2016Q1. The ratio worsened, as 9 funds sold all American Public Education, Inc. shares owned while 43 reduced positions. 20 funds bought stakes while 41 increased positions. They now own 14.43 million shares or 0.19% less from 14.45 million shares in 2016Q1.
Rhumbline Advisers holds 0% or 24,172 shares in its portfolio. Analytic Investors Limited Liability Com has 34,354 shares for 0.01% of their US portfolio. Qs Limited Company accumulated 0.01% or 34,176 shares. Martingale Asset Lp holds 10,400 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0% invested in the company for 5,185 shares. Smith Asset Mgmt Group Inc Limited Partnership last reported 0.01% of its portfolio in the stock. Goldman Sachs Incorporated owns 56,043 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. California Pub Employees Retirement System has 95,700 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Prudential has 85,714 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Private Mngmt Limited Co has 2.71% invested in the company for 659,826 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys has 36,035 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Counsel Portfolio Services has invested 0.16% of its portfolio in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI). The Massachusetts-based State Street has invested 0% in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI). The Illinois-based Northern Trust has invested 0% in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI). American holds 0% or 11,622 shares in its portfolio.

Insider Transactions: Since May 11, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 9 insider sales for $95,047 net activity. Landon Timothy J had sold 400 shares worth $8,000. Another trade for 500 shares valued at $9,650 was made by Gilbert Carol S on Thursday, September 15.

More important recent American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: “BRIEF-American Public Education Inc reports Q3 2016 results” on November 07, 2016, also Fool.com published article titled: “American Public Education, Inc. Surely Wishes More of the American Public …”, Fool.com published: “American Public Education Inc. Sees Gloomy Days Ahead” on May 12, 2015. More interesting news about American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) was released by: Fool.com and their article: “American Public Education, Inc. Said There’d Be Days Like This, and the Market …” with publication date: August 11, 2015.

APEI Company Profile

American Public Education, Inc., incorporated on May 20, 2002, is a well-known provider of online and on-campus postsecondary education. The Company’s divisions include American Public Education Segment (APEI Segment), which consists of the operational activities of APUS, other corporate activities and minority investments, and Hondros College of Nursing Segment (HCON Segment), which consists of the operational activities of HCON. The Firm operates through its subsidiary institutions, which include American Public University System, Inc. (APUS) and National Education Seminars, Inc. referred as Hondros College of Nursing (HCON).

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