Bridgepoint Education Inc (NYSE:BPI) Stock Price Down as Sentiment Crashes

May 22, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

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Sentiment for Bridgepoint Education Inc (NYSE:BPI)

Bridgepoint Education Inc (NYSE:BPI) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.56 in 2017 Q4. Its down -0.20, from 1.76 in 2017Q3. The ratio worsened, as 64 institutional investors started new or increased stock positions, while 41 cut down and sold their stock positions in Bridgepoint Education Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database reported: 22.06 million shares, down from 24.87 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Bridgepoint Education Inc in their top 10 stock positions decreased from 1 to 0 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 14 Reduced: 27 Increased: 43 New Position: 21.

Bridgepoint Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides postsecondary education services. The company has market cap of $166.31 million. The Company’s 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. It has a 19 P/E ratio. The firm offers its programs primarily through online; and at its campuses.

The stock increased 1.67% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $6.08. About 111,996 shares traded. Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) has declined 37.04% since May 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 48.59% the S&P500.

Analysts await Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $0.14 EPS, down 33.33 % or $0.07 from last year’s $0.21 per share. BPI’s profit will be $3.83M for 10.86 P/E if the $0.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.01 actual EPS reported by Bridgepoint Education, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1,300.00 % EPS growth.

Goldman Capital Management Inc holds 0.96% of its portfolio in Bridgepoint Education, Inc. for 119,115 shares. Nantahala Capital Management Llc owns 816,609 shares or 0.3% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Campbell & Co Investment Adviser Llc has 0.14% invested in the company for 22,318 shares. The New York-based Kenmare Capital Partners L.L.C. has invested 0.11% in the stock. Menta Capital Llc, a California-based fund reported 41,811 shares.

More news for Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) were recently published by: Prnewswire.com, which released: “Bridgepoint Education Honored as a Silver Stevie® Award Winner in 2018 American Business Awards®” on May 14, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Bridgepoint Education’s (BPI) CEO Andrew Clark on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” and published on May 02, 2018 is yet another important article.

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