A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on APEI. Analysts at Barclays Capital (NYSE: BCS) cut their price target on shares of American Public Education from $46.00 to $42.00 in a research note to investors on Friday. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) cut their price target on shares of American Public Education from $50.00 to $45.00 in a research note to investors on Friday. Finally, analysts at Deutsche Bank (NYSE: DB) upgraded shares of American Public Education from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note to investors on Monday, April 2nd.
Shares of American Public Education opened at 26.98 on Monday. American Public Education has a 52 week low of $26.85 and a 52 week high of $49.29. The company has a market cap of $486.4 million and a P/E ratio of 11.73.
American Public Education last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 10th. The company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.03. American Public Education’s revenue was up 29.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that American Public Education will post $0.56 EPS next quarter.
American Public Education, Inc. is a provider of online postsecondary education focusing on the needs of the military and public service communities.