American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) is scheduled to announce its earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, November 7th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.21 per share for the quarter. American Public Education has set its Q3 guidance at $0.18-0.23 EPS.

American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.23. American Public Education had a net margin of 5.18% and a return on equity of 7.87%. The firm had revenue of $72.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $70.40 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.41 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was down 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect American Public Education to post $1.02 EPS for the current fiscal year and $0.95 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of American Public Education, Inc. (APEI) opened at 19.80 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $321.71 million, a P/E ratio of 20.80 and a beta of 1.12. American Public Education, Inc. has a 1-year low of $14.75 and a 1-year high of $27.20. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $20.05 and its 200 day moving average is $21.44.

APEI has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $19.00 price objective on shares of American Public Education in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. BidaskClub cut shares of American Public Education from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 26th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $26.00 price objective on shares of American Public Education in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of American Public Education from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of American Public Education from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating to the stock. American Public Education has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $23.67.

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American Public Education Company Profile

American Public Education, Inc provides online and on-campus postsecondary education. The Company provides postsecondary education through its subsidiary institutions, American Public University System, Inc (APUS) and Hondros College of Nursing (HCON). It operates through two segments: American Public Education Segment, which consists of the operational activities of APUS, other corporate activities, and minority investments, and Hondros College of Nursing Segment, which consists of the operational activities of HCON.

Earnings History for American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI)

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