AFYA:NSD-Afya Limited (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Education & Training Services | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 26.57

Change

+0.40 (+1.53)%

Market Cap

USD 2.41B

Volume

0.16M

Average Target Price

USD 34.00 (+27.96%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Afya Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates as a medical education group in Brazil. The company provides educational products and services, including medical schools, medical residency preparatory courses, graduate courses, and other programs to lifelong medical learners enrolled across its distribution network, as well as to third-party medical schools. It offers health sciences courses, which comprise medicine, dentistry, nursing, radiology, psychology, pharmacy, physical education, physiotherapy, nutrition, and biomedicine; and degree programs and courses in other subjects and disciplines, including undergraduate and post graduate courses in business administration, accounting, law, civil engineering, industrial engineering, and pedagogy. In addition, the company provides distance learning residency preparatory courses; and develops and sells digital and printed medical content. As of December 31, 2020, it operated a network of 24 undergraduate and graduate medical school campuses consisted of 19 operating units and five approved units. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Nova Lima, Brazil.

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USD2.98B 22.08 16.78
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HLG Hailiang Education Group Inc

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ETFs Containing AFYA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Education & Training Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 5.02% 78% C+ 46% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 5.02% 78% C+ 45% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 9.75% 59% F 29% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 9.75% 59% F 27% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -0.07% 24% F 28% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -0.07% 24% F 22% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 9.48% 94% A 92% A-
Risk Adjusted Return -0.77% 24% F 22% F
Market Capitalization 2.41B 84% B 75% C
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Education & Training Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 53.87 33% F 20% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.27 16% F 36% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.50 58% F 47% F
EV/EBITDA 4.54 73% C 86% B
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 11.43% 72% C- 75% C
Return on Invested Capital 12.01% 63% D 81% B-
Return on Assets 6.03% 79% C+ 86% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 20.70% 45% F 60% D-
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.79 53% F 67% D+
Short Percent 1.43% 68% D+ 74% C
Beta N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.