July 30, 2018 – By Daniel Cummings
American Public Education Inc (APEI) investors sentiment increased to 1.6 in Q1 2018. It’s up 0.66, from 0.94 in 2017Q4. The ratio is better, as 75 active investment managers opened new or increased holdings, while 47 reduced and sold equity positions in American Public Education Inc. The active investment managers in our database now possess: 15.10 million shares, up from 14.68 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of active investment managers holding American Public Education Inc in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 5 Reduced: 42 Increased: 42 New Position: 33.
Hl Financial Services Llc increased International Business (IBM) stake by 1.16% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Hl Financial Services Llc acquired 4,666 shares as International Business (IBM)’s stock declined 9.42%. The Hl Financial Services Llc holds 407,519 shares with $62.53M value, up from 402,853 last quarter. International Business now has $133.18B valuation. The stock decreased 0.05% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $145.08. About 156,561 shares traded. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has declined 6.24% since July 30, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.81% the S&P500. Some Historical IBM News: 04/05/2018 – BREAKING: Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway has sold completely out of IBM; 17/04/2018 – $IBM extends drop after-hours, down now more than 4%; 19/03/2018 – Intersections Inc. Launches AI-Powered Identity Theft Protection with IBM Watson; 17/05/2018 – IBM and Keio University Announce Collaborations with JSR, MUFG Bank, Mizuho Financial Group and Mitsubishi Chemical to Accelerate Quantum Computing in Japan; 12/04/2018 – Willis Towers Watson Expands Cybersecurity Services via Collaboration with IBM Security; 29/03/2018 – IBM – IMPACT OF THE CHANGES ESSENTIALLY OFFSET EACH OTHER WITHIN CO’S 2018 EXPECTATIONS OF AT LEAST $13.80 OF OPERATING EPS; 17/04/2018 – $IBM numbers. Down 5% after hours on the report; 26/03/2018 – EUROPEAN COMMISSION APPROVES JOINT VENTURE BETWEEN IBM IBM.N AND MAERSK MAERSKB.CO; 17/05/2018 – Shutterstock and IBM Make it Easy for Marketers to Build Engaging Digital Experiences Using AI; 18/04/2018 – Holt Joins Maersk And IBM Global Shipping Platform To Boost Productivity At Packer Avenue Marine Terminal
Analysts await American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) to report earnings on August, 8 after the close. They expect $0.33 earnings per share, up 43.48% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.23 per share. APEI’s profit will be $5.41M for 33.67 P/E if the $0.33 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.35 actual earnings per share reported by American Public Education, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.71% negative EPS growth.
Euclidean Technologies Management Llc holds 1.99% of its portfolio in American Public Education, Inc. for 47,034 shares. G2 Investment Partners Management Llc owns 37,000 shares or 0.63% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. has 0.2% invested in the company for 33,700 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Valley National Advisers Inc has invested 0.11% in the stock. Bogle Investment Management L P De, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 29,400 shares.
American Public Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides online and campus postsecondary education. The company has market cap of $728.94 million. The firm operates through two divisions, American Public Education and Hondros College of Nursing. It has a 34.48 P/E ratio. It offers 106 degree programs and 103 certificate programs in various fields of study, including business administration, health science, technology, criminal justice, education, and liberal arts, as well as national security, military studies, intelligence, and homeland security.
The stock decreased 0.67% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $44.45. About 1,670 shares traded. American Public Education, Inc. (APEI) has risen 82.42% since July 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 69.85% the S&P500. Some Historical APEI News: 08/05/2018 – American Public Education 1Q Rev $75M; 03/04/2018 – Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Cedar Fair, American Public Education, Cadiz, National Rese; 16/03/2018 – AMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION-VOLUNTARY EARLY RETIREMENT PROGRAM TO RESULT IN REDUCTION OF 48 EMPLOYEES, ABOUT 5% OF ITS NON-FACULTY WORKFORCE IN APEI DIV; 16/03/2018 – APEI SAYS COMMITTED TO WORKFORCE REDUCTION MARCH 12; 06/03/2018 American Public Education Announces Participation in the Sidoti & Company Spring 2018 Conference; 08/05/2018 – AMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION 1Q ADJ EPS 35C; 16/03/2018 – American Public Education to Cut 48 Jobs Under Voluntary Early Retirement Plan Announced in 10-K; 16/03/2018 – AMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION SAYS COMPANY COMMITTED TO WORKFORCE REDUCTION PLAN ON MARCH 12, 2018 – SEC FILING; 21/04/2018 – DJ American Public Education Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (APEI); 08/05/2018 – AMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION 1Q REV. $75.0M, EST. $75.0M
Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 14 sales for $1.30 million activity.
More notable recent International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “IBM Continues A Slow Climb” on July 20, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “The Deals Keep Coming for IBM” published on July 26, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Big Blue – Are We Staying Blue?” on July 22, 2018. More interesting news about International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “IBM announces several cloud agreements” published on July 03, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Analysts lower IBM targets after earnings” with publication date: July 19, 2018.
Since January 31, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $2.79 million activity. Shares for $99,659 were bought by WADDELL FREDERICK H on Wednesday, January 31. Clementi Erich sold 13,000 shares worth $2.01M. Gherson Diane J also sold $780,000 worth of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) shares.
Among 6 analysts covering IBM (NYSE:IBM), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. IBM had 10 analyst reports since March 9, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, March 9 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 18 by J.P. Morgan. Morgan Stanley maintained International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) rating on Thursday, July 19. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $185 target. On Wednesday, April 18 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Buy” on Wednesday, March 21. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 19. As per Thursday, July 19, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of IBM in report on Friday, March 9 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of IBM in report on Tuesday, April 17 with “Buy” rating.
Hl Financial Services Llc decreased Saia Inc (NASDAQ:SAIA) stake by 5,967 shares to 67,590 valued at $5.08M in 2018Q1. It also reduced Apache Corp Common (NYSE:APA) stake by 11,711 shares and now owns 6,441 shares. Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE:SWK) was reduced too.
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