Timothy J. Landon Sells 400 Shares of American Public Education, Inc. (APEI) Stock

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) Director Timothy J. Landon sold 400 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.30, for a total transaction of $10,520.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Shares of American Public Education, Inc. (APEI) opened at $25.30 on Thursday. American Public Education, Inc. has a 1 year low of $17.40 and a 1 year high of $27.40. The stock has a market cap of $409.95, a P/E ratio of 21.00, a P/E/G ratio of 2.31 and a beta of 1.21.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of American Public Education from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, January 29th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “hold” rating and set a $24.00 target price on shares of American Public Education in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. BidaskClub lowered shares of American Public Education from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 14th. TheStreet lowered shares of American Public Education from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 25th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “hold” rating and set a $29.00 target price on shares of American Public Education in a research report on Monday, December 4th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $27.00.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in American Public Education by 6.6% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,472,157 shares of the company’s stock worth $34,817,000 after acquiring an additional 91,767 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC boosted its holdings in shares of American Public Education by 27.4% in the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 803,108 shares of the company’s stock valued at $18,994,000 after purchasing an additional 172,608 shares during the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of American Public Education in the 3rd quarter valued at $1,022,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its holdings in shares of American Public Education by 58.5% in the 3rd quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 50,927 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,072,000 after purchasing an additional 18,800 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of American Public Education by 27.2% in the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 81,490 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,928,000 after purchasing an additional 17,444 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 92.39% of the company’s stock.

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About American Public Education

American Public Education, Inc provides online and on-campus postsecondary education. The Company provides postsecondary education through its subsidiary institutions, American Public University System, Inc (APUS) and Hondros College of Nursing (HCON). It operates through two segments: American Public Education Segment, which consists of the operational activities of APUS, other corporate activities, and minority investments, and Hondros College of Nursing Segment, which consists of the operational activities of HCON.

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