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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
APEI's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 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: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.84
APEI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
87% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. APEI: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
APEI' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.71 Max: 0.84
Current: 0.84
0.46
0.84
Interest Coverage No Debt
APEI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
95% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 48.33 vs. APEI: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
APEI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 6.56
Beneish M-Score: -3.04
WACC vs ROIC
10.91%
14.68%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 10.04
APEI's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
62% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. APEI: 10.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
APEI' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.04  Med: 21.61 Max: 26.76
Current: 10.04
10.04
26.76
Net Margin % 6.01
APEI's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
55% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. APEI: 6.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
APEI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.01  Med: 13.13 Max: 16.07
Current: 6.01
6.01
16.07
ROE % 7.09
APEI's ROE % is ranked higher than
55% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. APEI: 7.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
APEI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.09  Med: 30.53 Max: 37.22
Current: 7.09
7.09
37.22
ROA % 5.78
APEI's ROA % is ranked higher than
62% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. APEI: 5.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
APEI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.78  Med: 20.95 Max: 25.33
Current: 5.78
5.78
25.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 30.13
APEI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
63% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.97 vs. APEI: 30.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
APEI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.13  Med: 110.72 Max: 177.51
Current: 30.13
30.13
177.51
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 1.70
APEI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. APEI: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
APEI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 17.6 Max: 35.7
Current: 1.7
0
35.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -7.70
APEI's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
70% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. APEI: -7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
APEI' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 14.6 Max: 81
Current: -7.7
0
81
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -14.10
APEI's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
73% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. APEI: -14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
APEI' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.1  Med: 29.1 Max: 85.2
Current: -14.1
-14.1
85.2
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Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services    NAICS: 561990    SIC: 8221
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Traded in other countries:51A.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
American Public Education Inc is a provider of online and on-campus postsecondary education through its two subsidiaries institutions, American Public University System, Inc (APUS) and National Education Seminars, Inc.

American Public Education Inc is a provider of online and campus-based postsecondary education. It operates two subsidiary institutions, American Public University System, Inc (APUS) and National Education Seminars, Inc. APUS, provides online postsecondary education directed primarily at the needs of the military and public safety communities through American Military University, or AMU, and American Public University, or APU. APUS is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. National Education Seminars, Inc., or Hondros College of Nursing, or HCON, provides nursing education to students at five campuses in the State of Ohio as well as online to serve the needs of the nursing and healthcare communities.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 20.75
APEI's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.39 vs. APEI: 20.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
APEI' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.62  Med: 16.62 Max: 65.45
Current: 20.75
7.62
65.45
Forward PE Ratio 22.57
APEI's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.11 vs. APEI: 22.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 20.75
APEI's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
50% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.58 vs. APEI: 20.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
APEI' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.62  Med: 16.62 Max: 65.45
Current: 20.75
7.62
65.45
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 125.39
APEI's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
89% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.90 vs. APEI: 125.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
APEI' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.36  Med: 19.29 Max: 133.42
Current: 125.39
8.36
133.42
PB Ratio 1.41
APEI's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. APEI: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
APEI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 3.95 Max: 22.69
Current: 1.41
1
22.69
PS Ratio 1.26
APEI's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. APEI: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
APEI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 2.23 Max: 9.4
Current: 1.26
0.76
9.4
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 14.92
APEI's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
69% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.43 vs. APEI: 14.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
APEI' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.49  Med: 19.71 Max: 85.97
Current: 14.92
7.49
85.97
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.30
APEI's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
70% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.99 vs. APEI: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
APEI' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.32  Med: 11.24 Max: 41.78
Current: 9.3
4.32
41.78
EV-to-EBIT 7.61
APEI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.24 vs. APEI: 7.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
APEI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 8.3 Max: 47.4
Current: 7.61
2.6
47.4
EV-to-EBITDA 4.66
APEI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
87% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.44 vs. APEI: 4.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
APEI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 7.1 Max: 39.7
Current: 4.66
1.9
39.7
Shiller PE Ratio 12.00
APEI's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.17 vs. APEI: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
APEI' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.87  Med: 12.24 Max: 24.18
Current: 12
7.87
24.18
Current Ratio 4.16
APEI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. APEI: 4.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
APEI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 2.66 Max: 4.16
Current: 4.16
1.67
4.16
Quick Ratio 4.16
APEI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. APEI: 4.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
APEI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 2.66 Max: 4.16
Current: 4.16
1.67
4.16
Days Sales Outstanding 7.42
APEI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.73 vs. APEI: 7.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
APEI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.39  Med: 12.73 Max: 25.86
Current: 7.42
6.39
25.86
Days Payable 15.15
APEI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
66% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.42 vs. APEI: 15.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
APEI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.15  Med: 39.43 Max: 62.55
Current: 15.15
15.15
62.55

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.90
APEI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. APEI: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
APEI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.5  Med: 0.1 Max: 3.6
Current: 2.9
-48.5
3.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Net-Cash 3.93
APEI's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
78% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.71 vs. APEI: 3.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
APEI' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.83  Med: 14.04 Max: 64.28
Current: 3.93
3.83
64.28
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 3.32
APEI's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.88 vs. APEI: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
APEI' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.23  Med: 10.17 Max: 38.33
Current: 3.32
3.23
38.33
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.62
APEI's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. APEI: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
APEI' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 4.33 Max: 22.06
Current: 1.62
1.43
22.06
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.73
APEI's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. APEI: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
APEI' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.19 Max: 3.22
Current: 0.73
0.47
3.22
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 0.78
APEI's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
83% of the 6 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. APEI: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.56
APEI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. APEI: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
APEI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.02 Max: 4.1
Current: 0.56
0.43
4.1
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.22
APEI's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. APEI: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
APEI' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.79 Max: 7.13
Current: 1.22
0.8
7.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 13.15
APEI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
92% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. APEI: 13.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
APEI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 12 Max: 38.8
Current: 13.15
2.1
38.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 4.79
APEI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
53% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.09 vs. APEI: 4.79 )
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: 19.6 Max: 44.4
Current: 4.79
2.8
44.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $304.86
EPS (TTM) $ 1.13
Beta1.46
Short Percentage of Float10.35%
52-Week Range $14.75 - 30.79
Shares Outstanding (Mil)16.23

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 288 279
EPS ($) 1.02 0.93
EPS without NRI ($) 1.02 0.93
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
15.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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