OxFORD Asset Management LLP cut its position in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) by 8.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 64,612 shares of the company’s stock after selling 6,206 shares during the quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP owned about 0.40% of American Public Education worth $1,528,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in APEI. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can grew its stake in shares of American Public Education by 8.4% in the first quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 21,650 shares of the company’s stock valued at $495,000 after buying an additional 1,677 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its stake in shares of American Public Education by 5.4% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 214,558 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,913,000 after buying an additional 11,056 shares in the last quarter. Comerica Bank grew its stake in shares of American Public Education by 4.4% in the first quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 17,823 shares of the company’s stock valued at $403,000 after buying an additional 752 shares in the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its stake in shares of American Public Education by 20.6% in the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 85,553 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,959,000 after buying an additional 14,605 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State of Tennessee Treasury Department grew its stake in shares of American Public Education by 17.8% in the first quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department now owns 16,283 shares of the company’s stock valued at $373,000 after buying an additional 2,457 shares in the last quarter. 92.02% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) opened at 21.05 on Wednesday. The company has a 50 day moving average of $19.30 and a 200 day moving average of $21.60. American Public Education, Inc. has a 1-year low of $14.75 and a 1-year high of $27.20. The company has a market capitalization of $342.02 million, a PE ratio of 22.11 and a beta of 1.12.

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

APEI has been the subject of several analyst reports. BidaskClub cut shares of American Public Education from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 26th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of American Public Education from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. ValuEngine cut shares of American Public Education from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $19.00 target price on shares of American Public Education in a research note on Friday, August 11th.

American Public Education Company 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.

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

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