NYSE:BPI - Bridgepoint Education Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$8.08 +0.20 (+2.54 %)
(As of 01/20/2019 01:55 PM ET)
Previous Close$8.08
Today's Range$7.91 - $8.1950
52-Week Range$5.31 - $13.63
Volume119,316 shs
Average Volume107,816 shs
Market Capitalization$219.31 million
P/E Ratio13.69
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.1
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary
CUSIP10807M10
Phone858-668-2586

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$478.40 million
Cash Flow$0.9619 per share
Book Value$4.39 per share

Profitability

Net Income$10.53 million

Miscellaneous

Employees200
Market Cap$219.31 million
OptionableOptionable

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 announced that its board has approved a share buyback program on Saturday, November 18th 2017, which allows the company to buyback 2,100,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through a private placement purchase. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Bridgepoint Education's earnings last quarter?

Bridgepoint Education Inc (NYSE:BPI) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The company reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $114.86 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $117.25 million. Bridgepoint Education had a return on equity of 13.35% and a net margin of 3.96%. Bridgepoint Education's revenue was down 3.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.25 EPS. View Bridgepoint Education's Earnings History.

When is Bridgepoint Education's next earnings date?

Bridgepoint Education is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Bridgepoint Education.

What price target have analysts set for BPI?

1 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Bridgepoint Education's stock. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate Bridgepoint Education's share price to reach $15.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 85.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Bridgepoint Education.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Bridgepoint Education?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bridgepoint Education in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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. " (11/14/2018)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We attribute recent weakness in BPI’s shares to profit taking, given its strong performance and no change in its fundamental or outlook. 3.5x our 2018 and 2019 EBITDA estimates (pre conversion), a significant discount to the peer group average of 10.3x/8.6x, we are reiterating our OUTPERFORM investment rating. Our 12‐month price target of $15, which represents nearly 50% upside from current levels, will likely move to $20 or more, once the conversion is complete, given the higher growth and earnings assumptions." (9/12/2018)

Has Bridgepoint Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about BPI stock have been trending extremely positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Bridgepoint Education earned a media sentiment score of 4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Bridgepoint Education's key competitors?

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 54)
  • Mr. Kevin S. Royal, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 55)
  • Mr. Anurag Malik, Chief Information Officer and Sr. VP (Age 43)
  • Ms. Diane Louise Thompson, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 63)
  • Mr. Thomas McCarty, Chief Marketing Officer & Sr. VP (Age 54)

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 $8.08.

How big of a company is Bridgepoint Education?

Bridgepoint Education has a market capitalization of $219.31 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.

What is Bridgepoint Education's official website?

The official website for Bridgepoint Education is http://www.bridgepointeducation.com.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Bridgepoint Education (NYSE BPI)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  256 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  261 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  517
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Bridgepoint Education and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BPI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BPI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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