American Public Education Inc. (APEI) Drops 5.05% on January 01

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American Public Education Inc. (APEI) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Friday January 01 as the stock slid 5.05% to $18.61, a loss of $-0.99 per share. Starting at an opening price of $19.51 a share, the stock traded between $18.56 and $19.75 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 167,460 shares over 1,581 trades, against an average daily volume of 114,586 shares and a total float of 16.27 million.

The losses send American Public Education Inc. down to a market cap of $302.72 million. In the last year, American Public Education Inc. has traded between $37.08 and $18.56, and its 50-day SMA is currently $21.60 and 200-day SMA is $24.57.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 9.2.

American Public Education Inc is a provider of online and on-campus postsecondary education through its two subsidiaries.

American Public Education Inc. is based out of Charles Town, WV and has some 2,250 employees. Its CEO is Wallace E. Boston.

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The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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