Could Bridgepoint Education Inc (NYSE:BPI) Go Up After Its Newest Short Interest Report?

May 18, 2018 - By Carrie Sands

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.56 in 2017 Q4. 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.
Manufacturers Life Co The has invested 0% of its portfolio in Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI). Los Angeles Cap Mngmt And Equity Rech holds 0% or 60,138 shares in its portfolio. Strs Ohio holds 73,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 26,604 were reported by Macquarie Group. State Common Retirement Fund invested 0% in Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI). Donald Smith And Co Incorporated holds 186,862 shares. Meeder Asset Management reported 2,237 shares. Citigroup Inc owns 0% invested in Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) for 4,308 shares. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp owns 22,014 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI). 119,115 were accumulated by Goldman Capital Mgmt. Alliancebernstein L P has 11,900 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Grp Inc One Trading Lp holds 0% of its portfolio in Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) for 1,876 shares. Citadel Advisors Limited Co owns 332,070 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership has invested 0% of its portfolio in Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI).

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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