What’s Propelling Bridgepoint Education Inc (NYSE:BPI) After Higher Shorts Reported?

May 18, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.56 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.76 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 14 investors sold Bridgepoint Education, Inc. shares while 27 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 22.06 million shares or 11.30% less from 24.87 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Blackrock Inc owns 1.20 million shares. Invesco has 53,212 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Jacobs Levy Equity Management has 167,340 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) has 1,394 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd Partnership has invested 0.01% in Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI). Products Prtn accumulated 0.01% or 53,693 shares. Wells Fargo Mn holds 0% of its portfolio in Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) for 153,578 shares. Laurion Mngmt Limited Partnership holds 0.01% in Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) or 253,561 shares. The Connecticut-based Ellington Mgmt Gru Limited Co has invested 0.04% in Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI). Prelude Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.01% or 17,870 shares. Fny Managed Accounts Ltd Liability has invested 0% in Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI). Tci Wealth Advsrs holds 0% or 213 shares. Wedge Cap Management L Limited Partnership Nc has 0% invested in Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) for 19,696 shares. Campbell Com Invest Adviser Limited Com owns 22,318 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Highbridge Management Ltd Liability Co holds 0.01% or 41,829 shares.

The stock of Bridgepoint Education Inc (NYSE:BPI) registered an increase of 4.59% in short interest. BPI’s total short interest was 567,700 shares in May as published by FINRA. Its up 4.59% from 542,800 shares, reported previously. With 95,300 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 6 days to cover their BPI’s short positions. The short interest to Bridgepoint Education Inc’s float is 2.01%.

The stock increased 2.00% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $6.12. About 11,796 shares traded. Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) has declined 37.04% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 48.59% the S&P500.

Bridgepoint Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides postsecondary education services. The company has market cap of $167.40 million. The Company’s academic institutions, Ashford University and University of the Rockies, offer associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in the disciplines of business, education, psychology, social sciences, and health sciences. It has a 19.12 P/E ratio. The firm offers its programs primarily through online; and at its campuses.

More news for Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Bridgepoint Education’s (BPI) CEO Andrew Clark on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 02, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “Bridgepoint Education Honored as a Silver Stevie® Award Winner in 2018 American Business Awards®” and published on May 14, 2018 is yet another important article.

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