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Assenagon Asset Management S.A. sells 46,317 American Public Education, Inc. shares (NASDAQ:APEI)

Assenagon Asset Management S.A. sells 46,317 American Public Education, Inc. shares (NASDAQ:APEI)

The most recent Form 13F filing that Assenagon Asset Management S.A. made with the Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that during the third quarter, the company’s holdings in American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: APEI) were reduced by 56.7%. The institutional investor was left with ownership of 35,347 shares of the company’s stock after selling 46,317 shares throughout the period in question. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. held 0.19% of American Public Education’s stock at the end of the most recent fiscal quarter, which had a value of USD 323,000 when the quarter came to a close.

Several other hedge funds have recently made various modifications to how they are invested in API. During the first three months of 2018, the Swiss National Bank increased the amount of American Public Education stock owned by 7.5%, bringing its total percentage ownership to 100%. The Swiss National Bank increased its holdings in the company by a total of 44,300 shares during the most recent fiscal quarter by purchasing an additional 3,100 shares. The current value of the Swiss National Bank’s holdings in the company is $941,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased the amount of American Public Education stock owned by 10.1% over the first three months of 2018. As a result of the purchase of 988 additional shares during the most recent quarter, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now has a total of 10,783 shares of the company. The current value of these shares is $230,000. During the first three months of 2018, MetLife Investment Management LLC’s value in American public education increased by 46.6%. After making an additional purchase of 2,995 shares during the most recent quarter, MetLife Investment Management LLC now holds a total of 9,417 of the company’s shares in its portfolio. MetLife Investment Management LLC’s stock holdings are currently worth $200,000 based on the market value of those holdings (as of the last filing). The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Employees Retirement System increased the percentage of its holdings in American public education by 14.1% over the first three months of the year. After purchasing an additional 1,989 shares in the company during the most recent quarter, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retreat SYS now owns 16,129 shares, which are currently valued at $343,000 after the most recent purchase. Lastly, but certainly not least, during the first three months of this year, Yousif Capital Management LLC completed a 4.8% increase in the amount of American Public Education stock that it personally possessed. Yousif Capital Management LLC has acquired 17,305 shares of the company’s stock, which have a value of $368,000, following the purchase of an additional 795 shares during the period in question. Following the completion of the acquisition, the company had a total of 17,305 shares, which had a value of $368,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds control 92.34% of the company’s current common stock.

The NASDAQ APEI began trading for the first time on Wednesday, and the opening price for the stock was $12.89. The debt-to-equity ratio is 0.47, the quick ratio is 2.39, the current ratio is 2.39, and the quick ratio is 2.39. The moving average of the company’s stock price over the past 50 days is $13.14, and the moving average over the past 200 days is $12.45. The price at which American Public Education, Inc. reached its 52-week low was $7.82, while the price at which the company reached its 52-week high was $24.02. With a beta of 0.70, a P/E ratio of -2.46, a PEG ratio of 2.01, and a market capitalization of $243.52 million, the company has a PEG ratio of 2.01 and a market value of $243.52 million. This gives it a PEG ratio of 2.01 and a market value of $243.52 million.

The quarterly financial figures that American Public Education (NASDAQ: APEI) had previously compiled were made public on November 8, a Tuesday. The reported earnings for the quarter came in at $0.20 per share, which was $0.05 higher than the consensus estimate of $0.25 per share. The net margin for American Public Education was negative, coming in at 16.30%, and the return on equity for the company was positive, coming in at 1.87%. The company’s most recent quarter’s sales came in at $149.54 million, which is significantly higher than the consensus projection of $146.63 million for the quarter’s sales. According to estimates provided by sell-side analysts, the annual loss in earnings per share for American Public Education, Inc. is expected to amount to -0.27 cents.

Numerous equity research analysts have each produced their report regarding the company that is the subject of this inquiry. StockNews.com began reporting on American Public Education on October 12 by releasing a research report about the company. This marked the website’s first day of coverage. They advised their clients to “hold” the stock moving forward. Barrington Research reaffirmed its “buy” rating on shares of American Public Education and set a price objective of $15.00 for the company in a research report published on Friday, September 23. The report was released in conjunction with the company’s quarterly earnings report.

Both on-campus and online postsecondary education is available from the parent company, American Public Education, Inc., and the companies it has spun off as subsidiaries. The American Public University System, Rasmussen University, and Hondros College of Nursing are the three divisions that comprise the corporation. It provides students with the opportunity to enroll in one of 111 certificate programs or one of 130-degree programs in a variety of fields, such as business administration, health science, technology, criminal justice, education, liberal arts, and homeland security. In addition to subjects such as national security, military studies, intelligence, and military studies, it also provides students with the opportunity to study national security, military studies, and intelligence.

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