American Public Education Inc (NASDAQ:APEI): Institutional Investors Are Worried

Sentiment for American Public Education Inc (NASDAQ:APEI)

American Public Education Inc (NASDAQ:APEI) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2019 Q1. Its down -0.09, from 1.17 in 2018Q4. The ratio has worsened, as 57 funds increased or opened new holdings, while 53 sold and decreased holdings in American Public Education Inc. The funds in our partner’s database now own: 15.25 million shares, up from 15.13 million shares in 2018Q4. Also, the number of funds holding American Public Education Inc in their top 10 holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 9 Reduced: 44 Increased: 39 New Position: 18.

American Public Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides online and campus postsecondary education. The company has market cap of $424.46 million. The firm operates through two divisions, American Public Education and Hondros College of Nursing. It has a 21.5 P/E ratio. It offers 106 degree programs and 103 certificate programs in various fields of study, including business administration, health science, technology, criminal justice, education, and liberal arts, as well as national security, military studies, intelligence, and homeland security.

The stock decreased 0.23% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $26.45. About 63,822 shares traded. American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) has declined 25.29% since August 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.29% the S&P500.

Euclidean Technologies Management Llc holds 1.69% of its portfolio in American Public Education, Inc. for 60,645 shares. Systematic Financial Management Lp owns 323,460 shares or 0.33% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Zebra Capital Management Llc has 0.12% invested in the company for 7,710 shares. The New York-based Metropolitan Life Insurance Co Ny has invested 0.11% in the stock. Bowling Portfolio Management Llc, a Ohio-based fund reported 15,634 shares.

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

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of American Public Education’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating American Public Education, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $33 while the high is $40. The stock’s average target of $37.67 is 42.42% above today’s ($26.45) share price. APEI was included in 5 notes of analysts from March 11, 2019. The rating was maintained by Barrington with “Buy” on Monday, March 11. The stock of American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, March 13 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, March 13 by BMO Capital Markets.

More notable recent American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “After-Hours Earnings Report for March 12, 2019 : ZTO, BTG, AMPH, NTRA, COHU, CARA, EVRI, SENS, APEI, RC, TISI, CLNE – Nasdaq” on March 12, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “How Much is American Public Education, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:APEI) CEO Getting Paid? – Yahoo Finance” published on June 08, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “American Public Education, Inc. (APEI) CEO Wallace Boston on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on August 12, 2018. More interesting news about American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “2U Is Due For A Bounce As CEO Tries To Fix Unprofitable Business Model – Seeking Alpha” published on August 06, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “U.S. Trade Deficit With China Puts Education Stocks in Focus – Nasdaq” with publication date: November 01, 2018.

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