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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
APEI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
93% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. APEI: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
APEI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.92  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.76
APEI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. APEI: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
APEI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.70 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.76
0.46
0.8
Interest Coverage No Debt
APEI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
94% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 141.10 vs. APEI: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
APEI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.36
M-Score: -2.55
WACC vs ROIC
5.55%
28.06%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 16.56
APEI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.92 vs. APEI: 16.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
APEI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.34  Med: 21.61 Max: 26.76
Current: 16.56
7.34
26.76
Net-margin (%) 10.33
APEI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. APEI: 10.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
APEI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.85  Med: 13.13 Max: 16.07
Current: 10.33
3.85
16.07
ROE (%) 14.73
APEI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.52 vs. APEI: 14.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
APEI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -163.7  Med: 30.53 Max: 37.22
Current: 14.73
-163.7
37.22
ROA (%) 11.52
APEI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. APEI: 11.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
APEI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.02  Med: 20.95 Max: 25.33
Current: 11.52
7.02
25.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 52.96
APEI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.87 vs. APEI: 52.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
APEI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.75  Med: 110.72 Max: 177.51
Current: 52.96
30.75
177.51
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.90
APEI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. APEI: 11.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
APEI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 20.50 Max: 35.7
Current: 11.9
0
35.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.80
APEI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. APEI: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
APEI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 22.80 Max: 81.5
Current: 5.8
0
81.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 1.50
APEI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. APEI: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
APEI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 36.30 Max: 85
Current: 1.5
1.5
85
» APEI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

APEI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

James Barrow 49,461 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,765 sh (+42.21%)
Jim Simons 256,000 sh (+39.59%)
Private Capital 396,254 sh (+10.57%)
Joel Greenblatt 145,162 sh (-4.74%)
Chuck Royce 456,100 sh (-16.16%)
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Q2 2015

APEI Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Private Capital 551,869 sh (+39.27%)
Jim Simons 352,000 sh (+37.50%)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,275 sh (+28.60%)
James Barrow 57,430 sh (+16.11%)
Chuck Royce 355,060 sh (-22.15%)
Joel Greenblatt 22,817 sh (-84.28%)
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Q3 2015

APEI Guru Trades in Q3 2015

James Barrow 72,449 sh (+26.15%)
Jim Simons 373,500 sh (+6.11%)
Private Capital 573,701 sh (+3.96%)
Chuck Royce 278,460 sh (-21.57%)
Joel Greenblatt 13,112 sh (-42.53%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,781 sh (-42.68%)
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Q4 2015

APEI Guru Trades in Q4 2015

James Barrow 77,026 sh (+6.32%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 7.40
APEI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
92% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. APEI: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
APEI' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.36  Med: 17.36 Max: 65.8
Current: 7.4
7.36
65.8
Forward P/E 12.00
APEI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
54% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. APEI: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 7.32
APEI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
93% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. APEI: 7.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
APEI' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.32  Med: 17.37 Max: 65.45
Current: 7.32
7.32
65.45
P/B 1.04
APEI's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. APEI: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
APEI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 5.11 Max: 22.74
Current: 1.04
1.03
22.74
P/S 0.76
APEI's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. APEI: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
APEI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 2.52 Max: 9.4
Current: 0.76
0.76
9.4
PFCF 9.35
APEI's PFCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.23 vs. APEI: 9.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
APEI' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.82  Med: 21.62 Max: 86.12
Current: 9.35
8.82
86.12
POCF 4.46
APEI's POCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.65 vs. APEI: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
APEI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.46  Med: 12.18 Max: 41.96
Current: 4.46
4.46
41.96
EV-to-EBIT 2.33
APEI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.66 vs. APEI: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
APEI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.33  Med: 9.80 Max: 47.4
Current: 2.33
2.33
47.4
EV-to-EBITDA 1.73
APEI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
91% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.83 vs. APEI: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
APEI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.73  Med: 8.30 Max: 39.7
Current: 1.73
1.73
39.7
PEG 0.51
APEI's PEG is ranked higher than
70% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. APEI: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
APEI' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.86 Max: 2.39
Current: 0.51
0.41
2.39
Shiller P/E 8.23
APEI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.78 vs. APEI: 8.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
APEI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.23  Med: 14.97 Max: 24.34
Current: 8.23
8.23
24.34
Current Ratio 2.46
APEI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. APEI: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
APEI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 2.60 Max: 3.51
Current: 2.46
1.67
3.51
Quick Ratio 2.46
APEI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. APEI: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
APEI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 2.60 Max: 3.51
Current: 2.46
1.67
3.51
Days Sales Outstanding 9.77
APEI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.73 vs. APEI: 9.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
APEI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.39  Med: 20.00 Max: 53.77
Current: 9.77
6.39
53.77
Days Payable 24.04
APEI's Days Payable is ranked higher than
50% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.04 vs. APEI: 24.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
APEI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.53  Med: 39.43 Max: 62.55
Current: 24.04
30.53
62.55

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 6.09
APEI's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
71% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.42 vs. APEI: 6.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
APEI' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.53  Med: 16.20 Max: 64.28
Current: 6.09
8.53
64.28
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.60
APEI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.29 vs. APEI: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
APEI' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.71  Med: 10.66 Max: 38.33
Current: 3.6
5.71
38.33
Price/Tangible Book 1.22
APEI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. APEI: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
APEI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.94  Med: 5.42 Max: 22.11
Current: 1.22
1.94
22.11
Price/Projected FCF 0.37
APEI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. APEI: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
APEI' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.33 Max: 2.53
Current: 0.37
0.59
2.53
Price/Median PS Value 0.30
APEI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. APEI: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
APEI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.03 Max: 3.63
Current: 0.3
0.48
3.63
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.84
APEI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. APEI: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
APEI' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.87 Max: 2.3
Current: 0.84
0.56
2.3
Price/Graham Number 0.63
APEI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. APEI: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
APEI' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 2.09 Max: 7.12
Current: 0.63
1
7.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 43.41
APEI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. APEI: 43.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
APEI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 10.20 Max: 43.41
Current: 43.41
2.1
43.41
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 21.18
APEI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.59 vs. APEI: 21.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
APEI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 18.10 Max: 34.9
Current: 21.18
2.8
34.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $333
EPS $ 2.02
Beta0.49
Short Percentage of Float10.74%
52-Week Range $14.62 - 35.42
Shares Outstanding(Mil)16.27

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 325 308 304
EPS($) 1.85 1.66 1.25
EPS without NRI($) 1.85 1.66 1.25

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Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services
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American Public Education Inc was organized as a Virginia corporation in 1991, and reorganized in Delaware in 2002. The Company, together with its subsidiaries is a provider of online and campus-based postsecondary education to over 113,730 students that operates through two subsidiaries. American Public University System, Inc., provides online postsecondary education for military and public safety communities through American Military University, and American Public University. American Public University System is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. National Education Seminars, Inc., operates as Hondros College, Nursing Programs and provides on-campus nursing education to students at four campuses in Ohio as well as online nursing education to serve the needs of the nursing and healthcare community. Hondros College, Nursing Programs is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools. Hondros College, Nursing Programs was acquired by the Company on November 1, 2013. All of the Company's institutions are licensed and is authorized to offer postsecondary education programs with state authorities as required and certified by the Department of Education to participate in student financial aid programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, or Title IV programs. The Company's operations are organized into two reportable segments; The American Public Education and The Hondros College, Nursing Programs segment. The American Public Education segment reflects historical operations of APEI prior to the acquisition of HCON and reflects operational activities at APUS and other corporate activities. APUS offers 91 degree programs and 92 certificate programs in fields of study related to national security, military studies, intelligence, homeland security, criminal justice, technology, business administration, education, health science, and liberal arts. These programs are offered online through AMU, which is designed to appeal to military students, and APU, which is designed to appeal non-military students. APUS currently serves approximately 112,400 students living in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the United States, as well as in various international locations. APUS is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Hondros College, Nursing Programs offers a Diploma in Practical Nursing and an Associate Degree in Nursing at four campuses in Ohio, which are located in the suburban areas of Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton and Cleveland. HCON also offers an online registered nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing completion program, which is referred as the RN-to-BSN program, predominantly to students in Ohio. These programs are offered to approximately 1,330 students. HCON is national
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