Alert: Major Price Advance (3/29/18)-American Public Education Inc (NASDAQ: APEI).


American Public Education Inc (NASDAQ: APEI)



Significant Market Action

American Public Education Inc (NASDAQ: APEI) stock enjoyed a significant increase on 3/29/18. The shares rose 12.4%, closing at $43.00. Moreover, trading volume was exceptionally high at 400% of normal. The stock has been exceptionally strong relative to the market over the last nine months but has declined -1.7% during the last week.

Current Rating

APEI’s future returns on capital are forecasted to be above the cost of capital. Accordingly, the company is expected to be a modest Value Builder.

APEI has a current Value Trend Rating of B (Positive). The Value Trend Rating reflects inconsistent signals from PTR’s two proprietary measures of a stock’s attractiveness. APEI has a neutral Appreciation Score of 46 but a very high Power Rating of 96, with the Positive Value Trend Rating the result.

Rating Review

In light of this very positive price change we are reviewing our current Overall Rating of B. This review will be completed in the next several days.

About John Lafferty 121363 Articles
During his career, John has developed valuation and stock rating methodologies, managed institutional portfolios and mutual funds, and provided equity research to institutional investors on thousands of companies. He has been Director of Research at PTR since its inception in 2004.

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