Latest Stocks: American Public Education (APEI) Earning Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds

Latest Stocks: American Public Education (APEI) Earning Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds

Media stories about American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) have trended positive on Tuesday, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. Alpha One, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Public Education earned a news sentiment score of 0.36 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 37 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of American Public Education (NASDAQ APEI) opened at 22.85 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $370.92 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.20 and a beta of 1.35. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $22.87 and its 200 day moving average is $23.42. American Public Education has a 12 month low of $14.75 and a 12 month high of $30.78.

American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 9th. The company reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.28. The business had revenue of $75.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $75.24 million. American Public Education had a net margin of 8.44% and a return on equity of 13.96%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 9.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.64 EPS. Equities research analysts forecast that American Public Education will post $1.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. A number of research analysts recently issued reports on APEI shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of American Public Education from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, May 12th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “hold” rating and issued a $24.00 price target on shares of American Public Education in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th.

American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 9th. The company reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.28. The business had revenue of $75.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $75.24 million. American Public Education had a net margin of 8.44% and a return on equity of 13.96%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 9.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.64 EPS. Equities research analysts forecast that American Public Education will post $1.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. American Public Education Company Profile

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