American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI)

CAPS Rating: 4 out of 5


Player Avatar wildbill40 (40.55) Submitted: 11/25/2008 10:51:04 AM : Underperform Start Price: $38.00 APEI Score: -7.87

Price-to-Sales ratio is almost 7 and P/E is 45. That's OK if there is incredible growth but they just guided lower. Also, insiders selling like crazy and management diluting existing shareholders by issuing shares. Yes in a poor economy more people will take online courses, but this company's share of that business will not be enough to prevent a 40-70% price drop in this stock.

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