Barrington Research Weighs in on American Public Education, Inc.’s FY2017 Earnings (APEI)

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) – Research analysts at Barrington Research lifted their FY2017 earnings estimates for shares of American Public Education in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. Barrington Research analyst A. Paris. Jr now expects that the company will earn $1.10 per share for the year, up from their previous forecast of $1.03. Barrington Research also issued estimates for American Public Education’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.32 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $1.11 EPS.

American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $73.28 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $71.06 million. American Public Education had a net margin of 6.54% and a return on equity of 7.20%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.02 EPS. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: “Barrington Research Weighs in on American Public Education, Inc.’s FY2017 Earnings (APEI)” was first posted by Transcript Daily and is the property of of Transcript Daily. If you are accessing this piece of content on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States and international trademark and copyright law. The correct version of this piece of content can be read at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/11/15/barrington-research-weighs-in-on-american-public-education-inc-s-fy2017-earnings-apei.html.

APEI has been the subject of several other research reports. BMO Capital Markets restated a “hold” rating and issued a $19.00 price objective on shares of American Public Education in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $26.00 price target on shares of American Public Education in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. BidaskClub cut shares of American Public Education from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 26th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of American Public Education from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of American Public Education from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $24.67.

Shares of American Public Education (NASDAQ APEI) opened at $24.55 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $396.12, a PE ratio of 20.29, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.33 and a beta of 1.13. American Public Education has a 1 year low of $17.40 and a 1 year high of $27.20.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio grew its position in shares of American Public Education by 16.2% during the 1st quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 6,524 shares of the company’s stock worth $149,000 after buying an additional 910 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its position in shares of American Public Education by 38.9% during the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 6,601 shares of the company’s stock worth $156,000 after buying an additional 1,850 shares during the period. Arizona State Retirement System acquired a new stake in shares of American Public Education during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $201,000. Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of American Public Education during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $209,000. Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of American Public Education during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $221,000. Institutional investors own 91.52% of the company’s stock.

About American Public Education

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 and Estimates for American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI)

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