APEI:NSD-American Public Education Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Education & Training Services | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 12.71

Change

-0.18 (-1.40)%

Market Cap

USD 0.24B

Volume

0.06M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 15.33 (+20.64%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


APEI Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the American Public Education Inc stock forecasts from 2 analysts, the average analyst target price for American Public Education Inc is USD 15.33 over the next 12 months. American Public Education Inc’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of American Public Education Inc is Bearish, which is based on 2 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, American Public Education Inc’s stock price was USD 12.71. American Public Education Inc’s stock price has changed by -5.92% over the past week, +5.22% over the past month and -40.75% over the last year.

About American Public Education Inc (APEI:NSD)

American Public Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides online and campus-based postsecondary education. The company operates through three segments: American Public University System, Rasmussen University, and Hondros College of Nursing. It offers 130 degree pr ...Read More

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Largest Industry Peers for Education & Training Services

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
LOPE Grand Canyon Education Inc

-0.27 (-0.24%)

USD3.49B 20.06 11.81
UDMY Udemy Inc

-0.09 (-0.57%)

USD2.23B N/A -14.90
LAUR Laureate Education Inc

+0.11 (+1.08%)

USD1.68B 102.00 6.81
AFYA Afya Ltd

-0.63 (-4.11%)

USD1.31B 23.60 1.90
PRDO Perdoceo Education Corp

-0.04 (-0.28%)

USD0.95B 9.27 2.89
VTRU Vitru Ltd

+0.56 (+2.64%)

USD0.71B 26.16 3.12
TWOU 2U Inc

+0.30 (+3.94%)

USD0.60B N/A -7.29
ARCE Arco Platform 

+0.19 (+2.26%)

USD0.46B 346.55 1.75
VSTA Vasta Platform Ltd

+0.17 (+4.29%)

USD0.33B N/A 1.21
REDU RISE Education Cayman Ltd

N/A

USD0.20B 390.26 3.10

ETFs Containing APEI

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Education & Training Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -42.88% 43% F 37% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -42.88% 43% F 36% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -40.19% 45% F 40% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -40.19% 45% F 39% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -49.16% 57% F 24% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -49.16% 57% F 23% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -12.59% 45% F 24% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -12.59% 45% F 23% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 28.07% 68% D+ 58% F
Risk Adjusted Return -44.84% 41% F 26% F
Market Capitalization 0.24B 63% D 47% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Education & Training Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 17.90 50% F 49% F
Price/Book Ratio 0.77 78% C+ 82% B-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 14.97 17% F 17% F
EV/EBITDA -4.28 88% B+ 74% C
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -27.53% 29% F 40% F
Return on Invested Capital 5.47% 58% F 68% D+
Return on Assets 2.64% 67% D+ 76% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 36.52% 45% F 45% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Ratio 5.66 33% F 28% F
Short Percent 5.57% 9% F 28% F
Beta 0.75 68% D+ 71% C-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Negative free cash flow

The company had negative total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.