American Public Education Inc (NASDAQ:APEI) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend

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 is negative, as 57 funds opened new or increased holdings, while 53 trimmed and sold equity positions in American Public Education Inc. The funds in our partner’s database reported: 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. BMO Capital Markets maintained American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) rating on Wednesday, March 13. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $33 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Wednesday, March 13. The firm has “Buy” rating by Barrington given on Monday, March 11.

More notable recent American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “American Public Education Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results – PRNewswire” on August 06, 2019, also Zacks.com with their article: “American Public Education (APEI) Q1 Earnings Top Estimates – Zacks.com” published on May 08, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Adtalem (ATGE) Acquires Financial Services Unit of OnCourse – Nasdaq” on June 05, 2019. More interesting news about American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “75 Stocks Moving In Wednesday’s Mid-Day Session – Benzinga” published on August 07, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “New Strong Sell Stocks for August 9th – Nasdaq” with publication date: August 09, 2019.

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