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American Public Education: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) _ American Public Education Inc. (APEI) on Monday reported first-quarter earnings of $2.4 million.

On a per-share basis, the Charles Town, West Virginia-based company said it had profit of 16 cents.

The for-profit education company posted revenue of $74.6 million in the period.

American Public Education shares have decreased slightly more than 1% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Monday, shares hit $27, a decrease of 9% in the last 12 months.

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