American Public Education Inc. (APEI) Moves Higher on Volume Spike for March 29

Equities Staff  |

American Public Education Inc. (APEI) traded on unusually high volume on Mar. 29, as the stock gained 12.42% to close at $43.00. On the day, American Public Education Inc. saw 660,296 shares trade hands on 4,849 trades. Considering that the stock averages only a daily volume of 203,028 shares a day over the last month, this represents a pretty significant bump in volume over the norm.

Generally speaking, when a stock experiences a sudden spike in trading volume, it may be seen as a bullish signal for investors. An increase in volume means more market awareness for the company, potentially setting up a more meaningful move in stock price. The added volume also provides a level of support and stability for price advances.

The stock has traded between $45.75 and $17.40 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $31.54, and its 200-day SMA $24.52. American Public Education Inc. has a P/B ratio of 2.44. It also has a P/E ratio of 29.7.

American Public Education Inc is a provider of online and campus-based postsecondary education.

Headquartered in Charles Town, WV, American Public Education Inc. has 1,920 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Wallace E. Boston.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of American Public Education Inc., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for APEI.

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