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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
NYSE:BPI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
93% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. NYSE:BPI: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:BPI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. NYSE:BPI: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:BPI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
93% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 74.87 vs. NYSE:BPI: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:BPI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.32  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.57
M-Score: -2.93
WACC vs ROIC
17.45%
-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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history
Operating margin (%) -5.17
NYSE:BPI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.67 vs. NYSE:BPI: -5.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:BPI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. NYSE:BPI: -4.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:BPI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.61 vs. NYSE:BPI: -7.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:BPI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. NYSE:BPI: -4.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:BPI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.82 vs. NYSE:BPI: -132.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:BPI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -132.31  Med: 164.78 Max: 380.01
Current: -132.31
-132.31
380.01
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -10.00
NYSE:BPI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NYSE:BPI: -10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:BPI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.1  Med: -5 Max: 18.8
Current: -10
-17.1
18.8
» NYSE:BPI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

BPI Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 218,475 sh (+29.86%)
Jim Simons 787,810 sh (+23.83%)
Donald Smith 473,296 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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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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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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history
Forward P/E 52.36
BPI's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
100% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.83 vs. BPI: 52.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.67
BPI's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. BPI: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BPI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 1.78 Max: 13.6
Current: 1.67
0.95
13.6
P/S 0.87
BPI's P/S is ranked higher than
69% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. BPI: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BPI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.86 Max: 2.64
Current: 0.87
0.51
2.64
POCF 495.65
BPI's POCF is ranked lower than
100% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.67 vs. BPI: 495.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BPI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.45  Med: 8.07 Max: 513.81
Current: 495.65
2.45
513.81
Current Ratio 2.64
BPI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 154 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 154 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
65% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 36.32 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
91% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.53 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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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.40
BPI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 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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Price/Net Cash 4.27
BPI's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
70% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.01 vs. BPI: 4.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
BPI' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 15.71 Max: 145.33
Current: 4.27
2.8
145.33
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.32
BPI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.54 vs. BPI: 2.32 )
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: 1.52  Med: 4.75 Max: 34
Current: 2.32
1.52
34
Price/Tangible Book 1.77
BPI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. BPI: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BPI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.98 Max: 11.29
Current: 1.77
1.11
11.29
Price/Projected FCF 0.53
BPI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. BPI: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BPI' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.53
0.31
0.78
Price/Median PS Value 1.04
BPI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. BPI: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BPI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 0.99 Max: 2.93
Current: 1.04
0.68
2.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -14.23
BPI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. BPI: -14.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BPI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.81  Med: 22.1 Max: 567.8
Current: -14.23
-14.81
567.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -19.38
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: 9.38 vs. BPI: -19.38 )
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: -19.38  Med: 10.4 Max: 67.7
Current: -19.38
-19.38
67.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $538.9
EPS (TTM) $ -0.49
Beta2.01
Short Percentage of Float7.34%
52-Week Range $5.38 - 10.93
Shares Outstanding (Mil)46.34

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 529 515
EPS ($) 0.20 0.20
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.20 0.20
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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