News headlines about Bridgepoint Education (NYSE:BPI) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bridgepoint Education earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 47.3982193144221 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
- Ashford University and University of the Rockies Plan to Merge and Become an Independent, Non-profit University (finance.yahoo.com)
- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. Plans to Separate from Ashford University, Improve Access to High-Quality Education (finance.yahoo.com)
- Is Bridgepoint Education Inc’s (NYSE:BPI) PE Ratio A Signal To Sell For Investors? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Bridgepoint Education Proudly Sponsors Finish Chelsea’s Run 5K Run/Walk for 8th Consecutive Year (finance.yahoo.com)
A number of brokerages recently issued reports on BPI. Zacks Investment Research raised Bridgepoint Education from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 23rd. ValuEngine downgraded Bridgepoint Education from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Barrington Research reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Bridgepoint Education in a research note on Wednesday. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $11.25.
Bridgepoint Education (NYSE:BPI) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February 21st. The company reported ($0.16) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.13) by ($0.03). The business had revenue of $105.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $109.10 million. Bridgepoint Education had a return on equity of 13.58% and a net margin of 2.20%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 12.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.01) earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that Bridgepoint Education will post 0.38 EPS for the current year.
Bridgepoint Education declared that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Friday, November 17th that permits the company to repurchase 2,100,000 shares. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through a private placement purchase. Shares repurchase plans are often a sign that the company’s board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.
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Bridgepoint Education Company Profile
Bridgepoint Education, Inc (Bridgepoint) is a provider of postsecondary education services. The Company’s academic institutions include Ashford University and University of the Rockies. Bridgepoint’s institutions conduct ongoing faculty and student assessment processes, and provide a range of student services.
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