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American Public Education, Inc. (APEI)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated Mar 26, 2023

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in American Public Education, Inc. in Oct 2022 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $1,300 for a total return of roughly -87.00%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

APEI (American Public Education, Inc.)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

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American Public Education, Inc.


American Public Education, Inc. had a return of -62.00% year-to-date (YTD) and -79.74% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, American Public Education, Inc. had an annualized return of -18.28%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 9.86%, indicating that American Public Education, Inc. did not perform as well as the benchmark.

1 month-61.47%-0.66%
6 months-43.87%5.67%
1 year-79.74%-10.89%
5 years (annualized)-35.62%8.95%
10 years (annualized)-18.28%9.86%

Monthly Returns Heatmap


Sharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current American Public Education, Inc. Sharpe ratio is -1.05. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

APEI (American Public Education, Inc.)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividend History

American Public Education, Inc. doesn't pay dividends

Drawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

APEI (American Public Education, Inc.)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the American Public Education, Inc.. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the American Public Education, Inc. is 92.04%, recorded on Mar 20, 2023. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.



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To Recover



-92.04%Sep 23, 20083647Mar 20, 2023
-39.13%Dec 27, 200757Mar 19, 200894Aug 1, 2008151
-12%Aug 18, 20088Aug 27, 200815Sep 18, 200823
-9.31%Dec 7, 20072Dec 10, 200710Dec 24, 200712
-7.57%Nov 12, 20071Nov 12, 20078Nov 23, 20079
-7.47%Aug 4, 20081Aug 4, 20084Aug 8, 20085
-6.46%Aug 11, 20083Aug 13, 20082Aug 15, 20085
-1.41%Dec 4, 20071Dec 4, 20071Dec 5, 20072
-0.47%Nov 27, 20071Nov 27, 20071Nov 28, 20072

Volatility Chart

Current American Public Education, Inc. volatility is 385.08%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

APEI (American Public Education, Inc.)
Benchmark (^GSPC)