NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Bridgepoint Education, Inc. ("Bridgepoint" or the "Company")(NYSE: BPI). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-476-6529, ext. 237.
The investigation concerns whether Bridgepoint and certain of its officers and/or directors have violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
On May 12, 2014, Company issued a press release announcing that, "on May 2, 2014, the SEC informed the Company that a reassessment is required under accounting principles generally accepted in the United States upon certain changes in circumstances, such as when a student loses financial aid eligibility. Based on the Company's internal analysis to date, management has preliminarily estimated that application of a student-by-student reassessment during the quarter ended March 31, 2014 resulted in decreases in revenue and bad debt expense of $0.7 million and $0.2 million, respectively."
On this news, shares of Bridgepoint fell $1.41 per share to $14.51, or more than 8.85%, in intraday trading on May 12, 2014.
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