Bridgepoint Education Inc. (BPI) Trading Down 1.9%
Bridgepoint Education Inc. (NYSE:BPI) fell 1.9% on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $7.27 and last traded at $7.42, with a volume of 63,889 shares. The stock had previously closed at $7.56.
Several brokerages have recently weighed in on BPI. TheStreet upgraded Bridgepoint Education from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 20th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Bridgepoint Education from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, May 6th.
The stock’s market cap is $343.47 million. The company has a 50-day moving average of $7.59 and a 200-day moving average of $8.04.
Bridgepoint Education (NYSE:BPI) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May 3rd. The company reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.01. During the same period last year, the company earned ($0.01) EPS. The business earned $133 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $127.66 million. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 6.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts predict that Bridgepoint Education Inc. will post $0.18 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of institutional investors recently added to or reduced their stakes in BPI. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC increased its position in Bridgepoint Education by 29.9% in the fourth quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC now owns 218,475 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,663,000 after buying an additional 50,233 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in Bridgepoint Education by 4.8% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,384,522 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,537,000 after buying an additional 63,518 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Schroder Investment Management Group increased its position in Bridgepoint Education by 19.4% in the fourth quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 476,137 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,623,000 after buying an additional 77,219 shares in the last quarter.
Bridgepoint Education, Inc (Bridgepoint) is a provider of postsecondary education services. The Company’s academic institutions include Ashford University and University of the Rockies, which offer associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs online, as well as at the campuses located in Iowa and Colorado, respectively.
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