Media headlines about American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Public Education earned a daily sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 47.4046465214739 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of American Public Education stock opened at $42.65 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $699.08, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.06, a PEG ratio of 1.90 and a beta of 0.93. American Public Education has a 1 year low of $17.40 and a 1 year high of $43.80.
American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 27th. The company reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.18. The business had revenue of $78.09 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $76.25 million. American Public Education had a net margin of 7.06% and a return on equity of 7.59%. equities analysts anticipate that American Public Education will post 1.5 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In related news, SVP Amy Panzarella sold 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.00, for a total transaction of $70,000.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 7,007 shares in the company, valued at $245,245. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 3,800 shares of company stock worth $115,945. 3.59% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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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.
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