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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
92% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 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: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.63
BPI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. BPI: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BPI' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.6 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.63
0.05
0.71
Interest Coverage No Debt
BPI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
91% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 85.52 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: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 4.42
Beneish M-Score: -2.93
WACC vs ROIC
22.03%
-196.10%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -5.17
BPI's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
77% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. BPI: -5.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BPI' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.53  Med: 15.31 Max: 30.34
Current: -5.17
-7.53
30.34
Net Margin % -4.26
BPI's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
76% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.86 vs. BPI: -4.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BPI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18  Med: 8.24 Max: 18.69
Current: -4.26
-18
18.69
ROE % -7.66
BPI's ROE % is ranked lower than
79% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.24 vs. BPI: -7.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BPI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.05  Med: 57.81 Max: 443.2
Current: -7.66
-21.05
443.2
ROA % -4.69
BPI's ROA % is ranked lower than
79% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. BPI: -4.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BPI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.23  Med: 17.87 Max: 33.29
Current: -4.69
-13.23
33.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -132.31
BPI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
88% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.82 vs. BPI: -132.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BPI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -84.62  Med: 164.78 Max: 380.01
Current: -132.31
-84.62
380.01
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -10.00
BPI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. BPI: -10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BPI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.1  Med: -5 Max: 18.8
Current: -10
-17.1
18.8
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

BPI Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 972,258 sh (+23.41%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 269,616 sh (+23.41%)
Donald Smith 423,760 sh (-10.47%)
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Q2 2016

BPI Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jeremy Grantham 24,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,113,958 sh (+14.57%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 292,613 sh (+8.53%)
Donald Smith 423,760 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2016

BPI Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Charles Brandes 10,336 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 353,379 sh (+20.77%)
Donald Smith 423,760 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 1,079,658 sh (-3.08%)
Jeremy Grantham 19,796 sh (-19.53%)
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Q4 2016

BPI Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 1,244,458 sh (+15.26%)
Charles Brandes 11,245 sh (+8.79%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 362,792 sh (+2.66%)
Donald Smith 423,760 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 15,033 sh (-24.06%)
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Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services    NAICS: 611310    SIC: 8221
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Bridgepoint Education Inc is a provider of postsecondary education services. It is also engaged on developing new technologies to improve the way students learn, through technologies.

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 online. Its institutions' online delivery models, weekly start dates, commitment to affordability and transferability of credits make the programs accessible. Institutions' online platform has been designed to deliver a quality educational experience while offering the flexibility and convenience that many students require, particularly working adults. The institutions are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students. The institutions conduct ongoing faculty and student assessment processes and provide a broad array of student services. The Company is also focused on developing new technologies to improve the way students learn, such as Constellation, its proprietary learning platform, and the mobile learning applications offered by institutions. It develops and participates in various marketing activities to generate leads for prospective students and to build the Bridgepoint Education, Ashford University and University of the Rockies brands. Its institutions compete with public and private degree-granting regionally accredited colleges and universities.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward PE Ratio 46.95
BPI's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.84 vs. BPI: 46.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.49
BPI's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. BPI: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BPI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 1.71 Max: 13.6
Current: 1.49
0.95
13.6
PS Ratio 0.81
BPI's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. BPI: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BPI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.88 Max: 2.64
Current: 0.81
0.51
2.64
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 447.62
BPI's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
100% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.50 vs. BPI: 447.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BPI' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.45  Med: 8.28 Max: 547.14
Current: 447.62
2.45
547.14
Current Ratio 2.64
BPI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. BPI: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BPI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.92 Max: 2.95
Current: 2.64
0.83
2.95
Quick Ratio 2.64
BPI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. BPI: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BPI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.92 Max: 2.95
Current: 2.64
0.83
2.95
Days Sales Outstanding 20.73
BPI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.20 vs. BPI: 20.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BPI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.15  Med: 24.79 Max: 62.3
Current: 20.73
11.15
62.3
Days Payable 5.28
BPI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
87% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.47 vs. BPI: 5.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BPI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 8.48 Max: 33.29
Current: 5.28
1.17
33.29

Buy Back

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industry
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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.40
BPI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. BPI: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BPI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -157  Med: 0.1 Max: 5.4
Current: 5.4
-157
5.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price-to-Net-Cash 3.83
BPI's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
77% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.01 vs. BPI: 3.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
BPI' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 15.71 Max: 145.33
Current: 3.83
2.8
145.33
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.08
BPI's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. BPI: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
BPI' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.52  Med: 4.76 Max: 34
Current: 2.08
1.52
34
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.59
BPI's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. BPI: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
BPI' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.98 Max: 11.29
Current: 1.59
1.11
11.29
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.47
BPI's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. BPI: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
BPI' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.47
0.31
0.78
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.92
BPI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. BPI: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BPI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.96 Max: 2.86
Current: 0.92
0.67
2.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -18.70
BPI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
83% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. BPI: -18.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BPI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 22.1 Max: 567.8
Current: -18.7
0.9
567.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -17.88
BPI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
87% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. BPI: -17.88 )
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: -19.3  Med: 10.4 Max: 67.7
Current: -17.88
-19.3
67.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $538.9
EPS (TTM) $ -0.49
Beta2.62
Short Percentage of Float3.39%
52-Week Range $5.38 - 11.58
Shares Outstanding (Mil)46.34

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 532 515 540
EPS ($) 0.19 0.20 0.27
EPS without NRI ($) 0.19 0.20 0.27
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
15.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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Bridgepoint Education Inc (BPI) EVP, CFO Daniel J. Devine sells 18,500 Shares Mar 09 2011 
Bridgepoint Education Inc Reports Operating Results (10-K) Mar 02 2011 
Bridgepoint Education Inc (BPI) CEO Andrew S. Clark sells 56,241 Shares Mar 01 2011 
Bridgepoint Education Inc (BPI) EVP, CFO Daniel J. Devine sells 18,500 Shares Feb 03 2011 
Bridgepoint Education Inc (BPI) CEO Andrew S. Clark sells 58,066 Shares Feb 02 2011 
Bridgepoint Education Inc (BPI) EVP, CFO Daniel J. Devine sells 18,500 Shares Jan 03 2011 

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