AFYA:NSD-Afya Limited (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Education & Training Services | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 25.47

Change

+1.10 (+4.51)%

Market Cap

USD 2.32B

Volume

0.25M

Average Target Price

USD 26.38 (+3.55%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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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 and mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, dentistry, pedagogy, nutrition, physiotherapy, psychology, architecture, veterinary medicine, and others. In addition, the company provides distance learning residency preparatory courses through its online platform; and develops and sells printed and digital medical education content. As of December 31, 2019, it operated a network of 19 undergraduate and graduate medical school campuses consisted of 12 operating units and seven approved units. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Nova Lima, Brazil.

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Largest Industry Peers for Education & Training Services

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LOPE Grand Canyon Education, Inc

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USD3.93B 15.37 10.60
LAUR Laureate Education, Inc

+0.05 (+0.36%)

USD2.65B 10.96 49.94
STRA Strategic Education, Inc

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USD2.21B 18.07 7.23
ARCE Arco Platform Limited

+0.11 (+0.27%)

USD2.20B 828.63 21.24
TWOU 2U, Inc

+0.95 (+2.85%)

USD2.19B N/A N/A
HLG Hailiang Education Group Inc

+0.55 (+1.17%)

USD1.17B 22.34 2.13
APEI American Public Education, Inc

+0.03 (+0.11%)

USD0.41B 32.82 6.39
REDU RISE Education Cayman Ltd

-0.05 (-0.84%)

USD0.33B 390.26 3.10
ASPU Aspen Group, Inc

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USD0.24B N/A N/A
HMHC Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Comp..

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ETFs Containing AFYA

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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 -6.08% 63% D 52% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -6.08% 63% D 50% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 10.40% 60% D- 67% D+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 10.40% 60% D- 66% D
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 -0.70% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -0.70% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 4.73% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Risk Adjusted Return -14.77% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Market Capitalization 2.32B 88% B+ 80% B-
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%

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 46.79 31% F 23% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.60 25% F 29% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 7.77 44% F 35% F
EV/EBITDA 4.83 67% D+ 84% B
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 14.45% 81% B- 86% B
Return on Invested Capital 13.62% 81% B- 85% B
Return on Assets 6.22% 88% B+ 88% B+
Debt to Equity Ratio 0.33% 100% A+ 91% A-
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 10.55 6% F 11% F
Short Percent 3.46% 50% F 49% F
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.

Superior return on equity

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

Superior capital utilization

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

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.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

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:
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.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.