About Bridgepoint Education (NYSE:BPI)
Bridgepoint Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides postsecondary education services in the United States. Its academic institutions, Ashford University and University of the Rockies, offer associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in the disciplines of business, education, psychology, social sciences, and health sciences. The company offers its programs primarily through online; and at its campuses. As of December 31, 2017, its institutions offered approximately 1,200 courses and 80 degree programs; and had 45,730 students enrolled. The company was formerly known as TeleUniversity, Inc. and changed its name to Bridgepoint Education, Inc. in February 2004. Bridgepoint Education, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Educational services
Trailing P/E Ratio12.15
Forward P/E Ratio29.88
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$478.40 million
Price / Sales0.41
Cash Flow$0.9598 per share
Price / Cash7.47
Book Value$4.39 per share
Price / Book1.63
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.59
Net Income$10.53 million
Return on Equity7.03%
Return on Assets3.34%
Bridgepoint Education (NYSE:BPI) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Bridgepoint Education's stock symbol?
Bridgepoint Education trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BPI."
How will Bridgepoint Education's stock buyback program work?
Bridgepoint Education declared that its board has approved a share buyback plan on Saturday, November 18th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 2,100,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through a private placement purchase. Stock repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.
How were Bridgepoint Education's earnings last quarter?
Bridgepoint Education Inc (NYSE:BPI) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The company reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.11. The business earned $118 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $118.50 million. Bridgepoint Education had a return on equity of 7.03% and a net margin of 0.63%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 8.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.23 EPS. View Bridgepoint Education's Earnings History.
When is Bridgepoint Education's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for BPI?
2 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Bridgepoint Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $13.00. On average, they anticipate Bridgepoint Education's share price to reach $13.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Bridgepoint Education.
What are Wall Street analysts saying about Bridgepoint Education stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Bridgepoint Education stock:
- 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Bridgepoint Education, Inc. provides postsecondary education services. It offers associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs in the disciplines of business, education, psychology, social sciences, and health sciences. The Company delivers its programs online, as well as at its traditional campuses located in Clinton, Iowa and Colorado Springs, Colorado. Headquartered in San Diego, California, the company was founded on the principle that those who are academically prepared deserve access to an affordable higher education without sacrificing quality, transferability of credits, accessibility and academic standards. " (5/3/2018)
- 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We expect the company to report Q4/17 non‐GAAP EPS of $0.08, which is in line with the FactSet consensus of $0.08. Our forecast represents an improvement from a $0.04 loss in the year‐ago period. The comparable period was negatively impacted by spending delays in the U.K., which resulted in a significant decline in labor utilization rates." (3/14/2018)
Who are some of Bridgepoint Education's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Bridgepoint Education include RISE Education Cayman (REDU), American Public Education (APEI), K12 (LRN), RYB Education (RYB), Tarena International (TEDU), GP Strategies (GPX), China Distance Education (DL), China Online Education Group (COE), Aspen Group (ASPU), ATA (ATAI), Ambow Education (AMBOY), Universal Technical Institute (UTI), Four Seasons Edu (Cayman) (FEDU), BioHiTech Global (BHTG) and CIBT Education Group (MBAIF).
Who are Bridgepoint Education's key executives?
Bridgepoint Education's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Andrew S. Clark, Co-Founder, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 53)
- Mr. Kevin S. Royal, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 54)
- Ms. Diane Louise Thompson, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 62)
- Mr. Steve Burkholder, VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Controller (Age 39)
- Mr. Anurag Malik, Chief Information Officer and Sr. VP (Age 42)
Has Bridgepoint Education been receiving favorable news coverage?
News coverage about BPI stock has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bridgepoint Education earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 47.46 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.
Who are Bridgepoint Education's major shareholders?
Bridgepoint Education's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Schroder Investment Management Group (12.68%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.30%), BlackRock Inc. (5.80%), State Treasurer State of Michigan (4.95%), Millennium Management LLC (2.20%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.05%). Company insiders that own Bridgepoint Education stock include Andrew S Clark, Pincus Private Equity Warburg and Russell Sakamoto. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Bridgepoint Education.
Which institutional investors are selling Bridgepoint Education stock?
BPI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Alambic Investment Management L.P., Wells Fargo & Company MN, California Public Employees Retirement System and Citadel Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Bridgepoint Education company stock in the last year include Andrew S Clark and Pincus Private Equity Warburg. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bridgepoint Education.
Which institutional investors are buying Bridgepoint Education stock?
BPI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., State Treasurer State of Michigan, Schroder Investment Management Group, Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd and Northern Trust Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bridgepoint Education.
How do I buy shares of Bridgepoint Education?
Shares of BPI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Bridgepoint Education's stock price today?
One share of BPI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.17.
How big of a company is Bridgepoint Education?
Bridgepoint Education has a market capitalization of $196.40 million and generates $478.40 million in revenue each year. The company earns $10.53 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.59 on an earnings per share basis. Bridgepoint Education employs 200 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Bridgepoint Education?
Bridgepoint Education's mailing address is 8620 SPECTRUM CENTER BLVD, SAN DIEGO CA, 92123. The company can be reached via phone at 858-668-2586 or via email at [email protected]
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