Breaking: American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) Market Perform Rating Reconfirmed by BMO Capital Today; The Target Price Given is $20

November 21, 2017 - By Winifred Garcia

 Breaking: American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) Market Perform Rating Reconfirmed by BMO Capital Today; The Target Price Given is $20

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.23, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 3 investors sold American Public Education, Inc. shares while 41 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 14.85 million shares or 1.64% less from 15.10 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 15,600 shares. Systematic Fincl Mngmt Lp invested in 0.02% or 54,505 shares. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) for 47,137 shares. Ameriprise Financial has invested 0% in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI). Ls Invest Advsrs Ltd holds 0% in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) or 591 shares. Federated Invsts Pa accumulated 301 shares. Citadel Advisors Limited Liability holds 0% of its portfolio in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) for 32,997 shares. Comerica Retail Bank reported 0% in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI). Fincl Bank Of America De holds 22,909 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 0% in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI). Us Bank De invested 0% of its portfolio in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI). Prudential Fincl owns 62,102 shares. New York-based Millennium Management Limited Liability has invested 0% in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI). Legal & General Gp Public Limited Liability Company has invested 0% of its portfolio in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI). 27,500 were accumulated by Swiss Savings Bank.

Since June 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $16,656 activity. $7,296 worth of stock was sold by Beckett Thomas on Monday, June 12.

American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) Rating Reaffirmed

The broker has just set a target price per share of $20 on American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) shares. This is -20.32 % from the last close price. In an analyst report sent to investors and clients on 8 November, BMO Capital kept their Market Perform rating on shares of APEI.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.23, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 3 investors sold American Public Education, Inc. shares while 41 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 14.85 million shares or 1.64% less from 15.10 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 15,600 shares. Systematic Fincl Mngmt Lp invested in 0.02% or 54,505 shares. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) for 47,137 shares. Ameriprise Financial has invested 0% in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI). Ls Invest Advsrs Ltd holds 0% in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) or 591 shares. Federated Invsts Pa accumulated 301 shares. Citadel Advisors Limited Liability holds 0% of its portfolio in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) for 32,997 shares. Comerica Retail Bank reported 0% in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI). Fincl Bank Of America De holds 22,909 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 0% in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI). Us Bank De invested 0% of its portfolio in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI). Prudential Fincl owns 62,102 shares. New York-based Millennium Management Limited Liability has invested 0% in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI). Legal & General Gp Public Limited Liability Company has invested 0% of its portfolio in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI). 27,500 were accumulated by Swiss Savings Bank.

Since June 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $16,656 activity. $7,296 worth of stock was sold by Beckett Thomas on Monday, June 12.

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

Among 3 analysts covering American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. American Public Education has $26.5000 highest and $1900 lowest target. $24’s average target is -4.38% below currents $25.1 stock price. American Public Education had 8 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by BMO Capital Markets. On Wednesday, November 8 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Tuesday, August 11. As per Thursday, July 20, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The stock of American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 16 by Piper Jaffray. On Monday, August 21 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. On Thursday, August 10 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”.

About 17,135 shares traded. American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) has declined 14.10% since November 21, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.80% the S&P500.

Analysts await American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) to report earnings on February, 27. They expect $0.33 EPS, down 21.43 % or $0.09 from last year’s $0.42 per share. APEI’s profit will be $5.37 million for 18.94 P/E if the $0.33 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.27 actual EPS reported by American Public Education, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 22.22 % EPS growth.

American Public Education, Inc. provides online and on-campus postsecondary education. The company has market cap of $408.32 million. The Firm provides postsecondary education through its subsidiary institutions, American Public University System, Inc. and Hondros College of Nursing (HCON). It has a 20.93 P/E ratio. It operates through two divisions: 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.

More notable recent American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “AMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION INVESTIGATION INITIATED by Former Louisiana Attorney …” on August 12, 2017, also Businesswire.com with their article: “EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Investigation of Securities Claims …” published on August 09, 2017, Zacks.com published: “American Public Education (APEI) Beats Q3 Earnings Estimates” on November 08, 2017. More interesting news about American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Education sector jolted by merger news” published on October 30, 2017 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Goldberg Law PC Announces an Investigation of American …” with publication date: August 09, 2017.

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter.