State of Tennessee Treasury Department held its position in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 16,283 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department owned 0.10% of American Public Education worth $385,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Texas Permanent School Fund grew its holdings in shares of American Public Education by 1.0% during the 2nd quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 11,853 shares of the company’s stock worth $280,000 after purchasing an additional 119 shares during the period. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans lifted its stake in American Public Education by 0.5% during the first quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 90,358 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,069,000 after purchasing an additional 490 shares in the last quarter. Comerica Bank lifted its stake in American Public Education by 4.4% during the first quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 17,823 shares of the company’s stock worth $403,000 after purchasing an additional 752 shares in the last quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. lifted its stake in American Public Education by 5.9% during the first quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. now owns 16,255 shares of the company’s stock worth $372,000 after purchasing an additional 900 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio boosted its position in shares of American Public Education by 16.2% during the first quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 6,524 shares of the company’s stock worth $149,000 after buying an additional 910 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 92.02% of the company’s stock.

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A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised American Public Education from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. BidaskClub cut American Public Education from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $19.00 target price on shares of American Public Education in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of American Public Education from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th.

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ APEI) opened at 21.15 on Tuesday. American Public Education, Inc. has a 12-month low of $14.75 and a 12-month high of $27.20. The stock has a market capitalization of $343.65 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.22 and a beta of 1.12. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $18.88 and a 200-day moving average price of $21.64.

American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.23. American Public Education had a net margin of 5.18% and a return on equity of 7.87%. The business had revenue of $72.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $70.40 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.41 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that American Public Education, Inc. will post $1.02 earnings per share for the current year.

American Public Education Profile

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI)

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