American Public Education, Inc. (APEI) SVP Thomas Beckett Sells 500 Shares of Stock

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) SVP Thomas Beckett sold 500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.05, for a total value of $12,525.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 8,427 shares in the company, valued at approximately $211,096.35. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Thomas Beckett also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, January 19th, Thomas Beckett sold 500 shares of American Public Education stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.24, for a total value of $12,620.00.

Shares of American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) traded down $0.15 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $25.20. 3,111 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 63,930. American Public Education, Inc. has a 1-year low of $17.40 and a 1-year high of $27.40. The company has a market cap of $413.20 and a PE ratio of 21.17.

American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $73.28 million for 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 business’s quarterly revenue was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.02 earnings per share. research analysts expect that American Public Education, Inc. will post 1.08 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. TheStreet downgraded American Public Education from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “hold” rating and issued a $24.00 target price on shares of American Public Education in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “hold” rating and issued a $26.00 target price on shares of American Public Education in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded American Public Education from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded American Public Education from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $27.00.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in APEI. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio increased its stake in American Public Education by 9.4% in the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 7,140 shares of the company’s stock valued at $169,000 after acquiring an additional 616 shares during the last quarter. Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC bought a new position in American Public Education in the second quarter valued at $209,000. Voya Investment Management LLC bought a new position in American Public Education in the second quarter valued at $221,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its stake in American Public Education by 41.7% in the third quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 9,356 shares of the company’s stock valued at $197,000 after acquiring an additional 2,755 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Susquehanna International Group LLP bought a new position in American Public Education in the third quarter valued at $214,000. 90.87% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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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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