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.
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 cut Bridgepoint Education from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Barrington Research reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Bridgepoint Education in a research report on Wednesday, March 14th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $11.25.
Shares of Bridgepoint Education stock opened at $7.14 on Thursday. Bridgepoint Education has a 1 year low of $5.71 and a 1 year high of $15.85. The firm has a market capitalization of $201.24, a P/E ratio of 29.75, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.95 and a beta of 2.10.
About Bridgepoint Education
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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