APEI:NSD-American Public Education Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Education & Training Services | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 14.45

Change

+0.25 (+1.76)%

Market Cap

USD 0.27B

Volume

0.13M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 22.33 (+54.56%)

Avg User Target

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Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


American Public Education Inc (APEI) Stock Analysis:
Based on the American Public Education Inc stock forecasts from 2 analysts, the average analyst target price for American Public Education Inc is USD 22.33 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 Bullish , which is based on 5 positive signals and 1 negative signals. At the last closing, American Public Education Inc’s stock price was USD 14.45. American Public Education Inc’s stock price has changed by +5.09% over the past week, -34.17% over the past month and -48.39% over the last year.

About

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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ETFs Containing APEI

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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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 -35.06% 33% F 36% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -35.06% 33% F 36% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -48.41% 61% D- 33% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -48.41% 61% D- 33% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -36.90% 44% F 25% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -36.90% 44% F 23% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 4.04% 72% C- 52% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 4.04% 72% C- 48% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 36.69% 61% D- 43% F
Risk Adjusted Return 11.00% 72% C- 41% F
Market Capitalization 0.27B 61% D- 45% 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 14.64 53% F 54% F
Price/Book Ratio 0.62 89% B+ 89% B+
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 16.46 17% F 19% F
EV/EBITDA 6.99 33% F 60% D-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 4.91% 71% C- 56% F
Return on Invested Capital 5.47% 61% D- 63% D
Return on Assets 4.33% 83% B 77% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio 36.52% 63% D 47% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Ratio 5.96 17% F 26% F
Short Percent 1.99% 50% F 59% F
Beta 0.59 73% C 80% B-
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.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

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

Positive free cash flow

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

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
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.