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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
BPI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
86% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. BPI: No Debt )
BPI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.25   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.65
BPI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. BPI: 0.65 )
BPI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.65

0.05
0.71
Interest Coverage No Debt
BPI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
92% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 63.85 vs. BPI: No Debt )
BPI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 7.32   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

7.32
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.51
M-Score: -3.02
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 (%) 2.34
BPI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.16 vs. BPI: 2.34 )
BPI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.65   Max: 30.34
Current: 2.34

4.65
30.34
Net-margin (%) 1.50
BPI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. BPI: 1.50 )
BPI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -18   Max: 18.51
Current: 1.5

-18
18.51
ROE (%) 2.50
BPI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. BPI: 2.50 )
BPI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 10.92   Max: 479.6
Current: 2.5

10.92
479.6
ROA (%) 1.63
BPI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.35 vs. BPI: 1.63 )
BPI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 6.92   Max: 33.29
Current: 1.63

6.92
33.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.85
BPI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.86 vs. BPI: 16.85 )
BPI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 60.17   Max: 380.01
Current: 16.85

60.17
380.01
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.20
BPI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. BPI: 4.20 )
BPI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.6   Max: 19.8
Current: 4.2

-16.6
19.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -24.70
BPI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. BPI: -24.70 )
BPI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 47.7
Current: -24.7

0
47.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -27.10
BPI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. BPI: -27.10 )
BPI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27.1   Max: 498.1
Current: -27.1

-27.1
498.1
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BPI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 34,884 sh (New)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 133,786 sh (-7.91%)
Jeff Auxier 29,824 sh (-19.45%)
Jim Simons 132,703 sh (-50.17%)
Donald Smith 446,316 sh (-57.26%)
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Q1 2014

BPI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 150,899 sh (New)
Jeff Auxier Sold Out
Donald Smith 404,456 sh (-9.38%)
Joel Greenblatt 49,369 sh (-63.1%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,300 sh (-70.47%)
Jim Simons 36,903 sh (-72.19%)
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Q2 2014

BPI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 2,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 64,903 sh (+75.87%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,300 sh (+9.71%)
Steven Cohen 319,400 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Donald Smith 403,296 sh (-0.29%)
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Q3 2014

BPI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 17,113 sh (New)
Jim Simons 214,653 sh (+230.73%)
Chuck Royce 2,000 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith 403,296 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen 146,000 sh (-54.29%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BPI

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 New Buy$11.14 - $13.88 $ 11.84-6%17113
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$12.82 - $15.92 $ 11.84-18%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -63.1%0.04%$14.25 - $19.98 $ 11.84-32%49369
Donald Smith 2013-12-31 Reduce -57.26%0.23%$16.67 - $20.16 $ 11.84-35%446316
Michael Price 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.45%$12.03 - $17.94 $ 11.84-27%0
Donald Smith 2013-09-30 Reduce -39.66%0.18%$12.03 - $17.94 $ 11.84-27%1044302
Donald Smith 2013-03-31 Add 118.17%0.19%$9.68 - $11.17 $ 11.8414%1583431
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 25.62%0.02%$9.68 - $11.17 $ 11.8414%186641
Donald Smith 2012-12-31 Add 1156.74%0.19%$8.66 - $11.12 $ 11.8420%725765
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce -29.7%0.12%$8.4 - $21.98 $ 11.845%174759
Donald Smith 2012-09-30 Add 52.98%0.01%$8.4 - $21.98 $ 11.845%57750
Michael Price 2012-06-30 Add 30.6%0.2%$18.15 - $25.37 $ 11.84-42%274390
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 27.62%0.09%$18.15 - $25.37 $ 11.84-42%248587
Donald Smith 2012-06-30 New Buy0.03%$18.15 - $25.37 $ 11.84-42%37750
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 69.16%0.17%$21.87 - $26.94 $ 11.84-28%194789
Michael Price 2012-03-31 Add 23.08%0.14%$21.87 - $26.94 $ 11.84-28%210100
Michael Price 2011-12-31 Add 42.25%0.19%$16.52 - $23.77 $ 11.84-45%170700
Michael Price 2011-09-30 New Buy0.37%$18.94 - $30.5 $ 11.84-49%120000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 63.85%0.11%$18.94 - $30.5 $ 11.84-49%96168
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 52.90
BPI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.90 vs. BPI: 52.90 )
BPI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.42   Max: 70.36
Current: 52.9

3.42
70.36
P/B 1.46
BPI's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. BPI: 1.46 )
BPI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 13.6
Current: 1.46

0.99
13.6
P/S 0.87
BPI's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. BPI: 0.87 )
BPI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.85
Current: 0.87

0.43
2.85
PFCF 35.88
BPI's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 34.75 vs. BPI: 35.88 )
BPI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 128.53
Current: 35.88

0.68
128.53
EV-to-EBIT 19.48
BPI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.27 vs. BPI: 19.48 )
BPI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 111
Current: 19.48

0.6
111
Shiller P/E 6.08
BPI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BPI: 6.08 )
BPI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.19   Max: 10.39
Current: 6.08

5.19
10.39
Current Ratio 1.97
BPI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. BPI: 1.97 )
BPI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 2.95
Current: 1.97

0.83
2.95
Quick Ratio 1.97
BPI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. BPI: 1.97 )
BPI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 2.95
Current: 1.97

0.83
2.95

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 13.46
BPI's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
87% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BPI: 13.46 )
BPI' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.63   Max: 145.33
Current: 13.46

3.63
145.33
Price/Net Current Asset Value 8.46
BPI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BPI: 8.46 )
BPI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.93   Max: 141.67
Current: 8.46

2.93
141.67
Price/Tangible Book 1.56
BPI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. BPI: 1.56 )
BPI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 11.26
Current: 1.56

1.11
11.26
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.40
BPI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. BPI: 0.40 )
BPI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 0.72
Current: 0.4

0.38
0.72
Price/Median PS Value 0.74
BPI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. BPI: 0.74 )
BPI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 2.32
Current: 0.74

0.42
2.32
Price/Graham Number 1.95
BPI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
75% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. BPI: 1.95 )
BPI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 4.97
Current: 1.95

0.46
4.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.10
BPI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
65% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. BPI: 5.10 )
BPI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 175.6
Current: 5.1

0.9
175.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -5.46
BPI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
51% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.21 vs. BPI: -5.46 )
BPI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.4   Max: 67.7
Current: -5.46

-6.4
67.7

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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