American Public Education Inc. (APEI) Plunges 7.61% on March 28

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American Public Education Inc. (APEI) had a rough trading day for Wednesday March 28 as shares tumbled 7.61%, or a loss of $-3.15 per share, to close at $38.25. After opening the day at $41.35, shares of American Public Education Inc. traded as high as $41.55 and as low as $38.20. Volume was 697,820 shares over 4,331 trades, against an average daily volume of 108,285 shares and a total float of 16.39 million.

As a result of the decline, American Public Education Inc. now has a market cap of $626.97 million.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 32.1.

In the last year, shares of American Public Education Inc. have traded between a range of $45.75 and $17.40, and its 50-day SMA is currently $31.29 and 200-day SMA is $24.45.

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

American Public Education Inc. is based out of Charles Town, WV and has some 1,920 employees. Its CEO is Wallace E. Boston.

American Public Education Inc. is a component of the Russell 2000. 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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