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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
BPI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
88% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. BPI: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BPI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.61
BPI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. BPI: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BPI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.58 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.61
0.05
0.71
Interest Coverage No Debt
BPI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
89% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 82.22 vs. BPI: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BPI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.32  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
7.32
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.53
M-Score: -3.45
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -8.14
BPI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.92 vs. BPI: -8.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BPI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.24  Med: 16.65 Max: 30.34
Current: -8.14
2.24
30.34
Net-margin (%) -11.95
BPI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. BPI: -11.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BPI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18  Med: 10.37 Max: 18.51
Current: -11.95
-18
18.51
ROE (%) -19.41
BPI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. BPI: -19.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BPI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.72  Med: 58.32 Max: 443.2
Current: -19.41
2.72
443.2
ROA (%) -12.52
BPI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. BPI: -12.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BPI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 20.03 Max: 33.29
Current: -12.52
1.71
33.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -68.40
BPI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.24 vs. BPI: -68.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BPI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.87  Med: 185.62 Max: 380.01
Current: -68.4
16.87
380.01
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.60
BPI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. BPI: -5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BPI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.6  Med: -0.80 Max: 18.8
Current: -5.6
-16.6
18.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -45.50
BPI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. BPI: -45.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BPI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -11.05 Max: 47.3
Current: -45.5
0
47.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -59.00
BPI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. BPI: -59.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BPI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59  Med: -1.30 Max: 498
Current: -59
-59
498
» BPI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

BPI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 14,900 sh (New)
James Barrow 40,116 sh (New)
Jim Simons 419,158 sh (+118.57%)
Donald Smith 423,396 sh (+4.98%)
Chuck Royce 2,000 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2015

BPI Guru Trades in Q2 2015

James Barrow 116,903 sh (+191.41%)
Chuck Royce 3,000 sh (+50.00%)
Jim Simons 486,858 sh (+16.15%)
Donald Smith 473,296 sh (+11.79%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q3 2015

BPI Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt 15,701 sh (New)
James Barrow 168,242 sh (+43.92%)
Jim Simons 636,181 sh (+30.67%)
Donald Smith 473,296 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q4 2015

BPI Guru Trades in Q4 2015

James Barrow 218,475 sh (+29.86%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 16.78
BPI's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.03 vs. BPI: 16.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.01
BPI's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. BPI: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BPI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 2.18 Max: 13.6
Current: 1.01
0.99
13.6
P/S 0.51
BPI's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. BPI: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BPI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.00 Max: 2.85
Current: 0.51
0.43
2.85
PFCF 26.64
BPI's PFCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.54 vs. BPI: 26.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BPI' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.14  Med: 8.79 Max: 128.53
Current: 26.64
3.14
128.53
POCF 17.28
BPI's POCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.08 vs. BPI: 17.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BPI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 6.90 Max: 24.41
Current: 17.28
2.49
24.41
Current Ratio 2.24
BPI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. BPI: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BPI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.86 Max: 2.95
Current: 2.24
0.83
2.95
Quick Ratio 2.24
BPI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. BPI: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BPI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.86 Max: 2.95
Current: 2.24
0.83
2.95
Days Sales Outstanding 19.46
BPI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BPI: 19.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BPI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.15  Med: 27.10 Max: 62.3
Current: 19.46
11.15
62.3
Days Payable 2.61
BPI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
94% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. BPI: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BPI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 8.60 Max: 33.29
Current: 2.61
1.15
33.29

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 4.34
BPI's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
76% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. BPI: 4.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
BPI' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.63  Med: 19.60 Max: 145.33
Current: 4.34
3.63
145.33
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.72
BPI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. BPI: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
BPI' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 5.70 Max: 34
Current: 1.72
1.99
34
Price/Tangible Book 1.02
BPI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. BPI: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BPI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 2.55 Max: 11.26
Current: 1.02
1.11
11.26
Price/Projected FCF 0.26
BPI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. BPI: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BPI' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.26
0.31
0.76
Price/Median PS Value 0.51
BPI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. BPI: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BPI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.05 Max: 2.73
Current: 0.51
0.49
2.73
Price/Graham Number 22.00
BPI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
56% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. BPI: 22.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BPI' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.22 Max: 32.97
Current: 22
0.48
32.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -170.32
BPI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. BPI: -170.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BPI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -170.32  Med: 22.60 Max: 164.2
Current: -170.32
-170.32
164.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -10.28
BPI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.86 vs. BPI: -10.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BPI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.4  Med: 21.35 Max: 67.7
Current: -10.28
-20.4
67.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $578
EPS $ -1.51
Beta1.59
Short Percentage of Float7.51%
52-Week Range $6.36 - 11.23
Shares Outstanding(Mil)45.78

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 558 519 518
EPS($) 0.27 0.26 0.38
EPS without NRI($) 0.27 0.26 0.38

Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services
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Bridgepoint Education Inc was incorporated in Delaware in May 1999 under the name TeleUniversity, Inc. and it changed its name to Bridgepoint Education, Inc. in February 2004. It is a provider of post-secondary education services. The Company's academic institutions, Ashford University and University of the Rockies, embody the contemporary college experience. Its institutions deliver programs primarily online, as well as at their traditional campuses. Its institutions had a total of 63,624 students enrolled as of December 31, 2013. The Company's online platform has been designed to deliver a quality educational experience while offering the flexibility and convenience that many students require, particularly working adults. Its institutions conduct ongoing faculty and student assessment processes and provide a broad array of student services. The Company is also focused on developing innovative new technologies to improve the way students learn, through technologies such as Waypoint Outcomes, Constellation, Thuze, and the development of its institutions' mobile learning platforms. The Ashford University provides accessible, affordable, innovative, high-quality learning opportunities and degree programs that meet the diverse needs of individuals pursuing integrity in their lives, professions and communities. The institution offers associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs online, as well as bachelor's degree programs at its campus in Clinton, Iowa. Ashford University is comprised of four colleges: the Forbes School of Business, the College of Education, the College of Health, Human Services and Sciences, and the College of Liberal Arts. The University of the Rockies provides high-quality, accessible learning opportunities globally for diverse groups of individuals seeking preparation for life goals, professional practice, service, and distinguished leadership. University of the Rockies is a graduate institution that offers master's and doctoral degree programs in the social and behavioral sciences. Classes at University of the Rockies are presented in a progressive online format, as well as at its campuses in Colorado Springs and Denver, Colorado. The Company's institutions compete primarily with public and private degree-granting regionally accredited colleges and universities.
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