Barrington Reiterates Their Buy Rating on American Public Education (APEI)

By Carrie Williams

In a report released today, Alexander Paris from Barrington reiterated a Buy rating on American Public Education (APEIResearch Report), with a price target of $37.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $28.17.

According to TipRanks.com, Paris is a 2-star analyst with an average return of 0.0% and a 38.1% success rate. Paris covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Universal Technical Institute, Adtalem Global Education, and Franklin Covey Company.

American Public Education has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $37.50.

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The company has a one-year high of $41.09 and a one-year low of $18.47. Currently, American Public Education has an average volume of 89.7K.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 73 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of APEI in relation to earlier this year.

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American Public Education, Inc. engages in the provision of online and on-campus postsecondary education. It operates through the American Public Education and Hondros College of Nursing segments. The American Public Education segment reflects the operational activities of the company’s subsidiary American Public University System, Inc., other corporate activities, and minority investments. The Hondros College of Nursing segment concerns health science and technology focused programs. The company was founded by James P. Etter in 1991 and is headquartered in Charles Town, WV.