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Earnings Estimates Moving Higher for Bridgepoint Education (BPI): Time to Buy?

Bridgepoint Education, Inc.BPI is a postsecondary education services provider that could be an interesting play for investors. This is because, not only does the stock have decent short-term momentum, but it is seeing solid activity on the earnings estimate revision front as well.

These positive earnings estimate revisions suggest that analysts are becoming more optimistic on BPI's earnings for the coming quarter and year. In fact, consensus estimates have moved sharply higher for both of these time frames over the past four weeks, suggesting that Bridgepoint Education could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for BPI

In the past 30 days, two estimates have gone higher for Bridgepoint Education while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates narrowing from a loss of 1 cent a share 30 days ago, to break-even earnings today.

Current Year Estimates for BPI

Meanwhile, Bridgepoint Education's current year figures are also looking quite promising, with two estimates moving higher in the past month, compared to none lower. The consensus estimate trend has also seen a boost for this time frame, increasing from 21 cents per share 30 days ago to 33 cents per share today, an increase of 57.1%.

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. Price and Consensus

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. Price and Consensus | Bridgepoint Education, Inc. Quote

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 5.4% over the past four weeks, suggesting that investors are starting to take note of this impressive story. So investors may definitely want to consider this Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) stock to profit in the near future. You can see the complete list of today's Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here .

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