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American Public Education Inc APEI

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$12.69 −0.21 (1.63%)
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Price vs Fair Value

APEI is trading at a 32% discount.
Price
$12.80
Fair Value
$99.12
Uncertainty
Very High
1-Star Price
$87.29
5-Star Price
$6.30
Economic Moat
Szp
Capital Allocation
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Trading Information

Previous Close Price
$12.90
Day Range
$12.3312.93
52-Week Range
$3.7616.39
Bid/Ask
$11.00 / $14.25
Market Cap
$222.81 Mil
Volume/Avg
83,207 / 167,941

Key Statistics

Price/Earnings (Normalized)
13.71
Price/Sales
0.41
Dividend Yield (Trailing)
Dividend Yield (Forward)
Total Yield
4.55%

Company Profile

American Public Education Inc provides online and on-campus postsecondary education including various undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The fields of study include business administration, health science, technology, criminal justice, education, liberal arts, national security, military studies, intelligence, and homeland security. There are three reporting segments: the American Public University segment which is the key revenue generator; the Rasmussen University Segment and the Hondros College of Nursing segment. The revenue is generated from net course registrations and enrollment, tuition rate, net tuition, and other fees.
Sector
Consumer Defensive
Industry
Education & Training Services
Stock Style Box
Small Value
Total Number of Employees
6,037

Comparables

Valuation

Metric
APEI
PRDO
STRA
Price/Earnings (Normalized)
13.718.1927.98
Price/Book Value
0.941.391.53
Price/Sales
0.411.702.20
Price/Cash Flow
5.305.9817.27
Price/Earnings
APEI
PRDO
STRA

Financial Strength

Metric
APEI
PRDO
STRA
Quick Ratio
2.275.741.36
Current Ratio
2.945.901.57
Interest Coverage
−10.83427.0913.55
Quick Ratio
APEI
PRDO
STRA

Profitability

Metric
APEI
PRDO
STRA
Return on Assets (Normalized)
4.38%17.45%4.16%
Return on Equity (Normalized)
9.41%21.95%5.50%
Return on Invested Capital (Normalized)
5.62%19.30%4.68%
Return on Assets
APEI
PRDO
STRA
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