Why American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) Is In News?


Thomson Reuters, a distinguished brokerage company, has placed a 52-week price target of $25.00 on American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) shares after it surveyed top market analysts. Calculating estimated earnings after taking into consideration different elements, it is predicted to come at $1.91 for the next fiscal and $N/A for underway quarter.

Valuation Estimates

Analysts take into account the price to earnings ratio to estimate the firm’s valuation. This ratio, which is also called as the P/E ratio evaluates the company on relative expense factor. The formula to calculate ratio is stock’s latest price/ per share earnings. The P/E ratio of American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) stands at 10.60.

Analysts also work out Price/Earnings Growth ratio in an attempt to estimate the valuation of a firm. This ratio commonly known as the PEG ratio implies the stock’s valuation compared to earnings growth potential. Investors look to invest in the stocks with a lower PEG ratio. For American Public Education, Inc., the PEG ratio for coming 3-5 years is -6.08.

Technical Analysis

The technical analysis highlights that American Public Education, Inc. current is trading $-5.10 points away or -19.00% from its 50-day moving average of $26.85. Further it is trading $-2.01 or -8.44% away its 200-day moving average of $23.76.

The 52-week high of American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) was $30.79 while lowest point recorded in 52-week was $13.80. It implies if stock price makes a movement of over $-9.04, it will record a new 52-week high. In the case of +57.61% drop, it will touch a new 52-week low.

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