American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI – Get Rating) – Investment analysts at Zacks Research issued their Q1 2025 EPS estimates for shares of American Public Education in a research note issued on Tuesday, May 23rd. Zacks Research analyst A. Gupta expects that the company will earn ($0.01) per share for the quarter. The consensus estimate for American Public Education’s current full-year earnings is ($1.03) per share. Zacks Research also issued estimates for American Public Education’s FY2025 earnings at $0.20 EPS.
Several other analysts have also recently weighed in on APEI. William Blair cut shares of American Public Education from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 15th. StockNews.com began coverage on shares of American Public Education in a report on Thursday, May 18th. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. Finally, Barrington Research decreased their price objective on shares of American Public Education from $15.00 to $10.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, March 15th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $13.00.
American Public Education Stock Performance
American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI – Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March 14th. The company reported ($0.27) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.18) by ($0.09). American Public Education had a negative net margin of 20.97% and a negative return on equity of 5.01%. The firm had revenue of $152.44 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $152.75 million.
Insider Transactions at American Public Education
In related news, Director Granetta B. Blevins acquired 25,750 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 20th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $3.95 per share, for a total transaction of $101,712.50. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 37,105 shares in the company, valued at approximately $146,564.75. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Company insiders own 1.40% of the company’s stock.
Institutional Investors Weigh In On American Public Education
A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. State Street Corp lifted its holdings in American Public Education by 4.8% during the 1st quarter. State Street Corp now owns 353,254 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,915,000 after buying an additional 16,266 shares in the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP lifted its holdings in American Public Education by 8.3% during the 1st quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 50,300 shares of the company’s stock worth $273,000 after buying an additional 3,838 shares in the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in American Public Education by 6.1% during the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 382,582 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,074,000 after buying an additional 22,050 shares in the last quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in American Public Education by 277.4% during the 1st quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 574,559 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,114,000 after buying an additional 422,312 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Balyasny Asset Management L.P. acquired a new stake in American Public Education during the 1st quarter worth approximately $55,000. 92.34% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
American Public Education Company Profile
American Public Education, Inc provides online and on-campus postsecondary education services. It operates through the following segments: American Public University System (APUS) segment, Rasmussen University (RU) segment and Hondros College of Nursing (HCN) segment. The American Public University System segment provides online postsecondary educational services.
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