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How to buy Afya stock

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Afya Ltd
NASDAQ: AFYA - USD
$9.93
- $0.02 ( - 0.20%)
EDUCATION & TRAINING SERVICES

Afya Ltd is an education & training services business based in the US. Afya shares (AFYA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Afya stock price (NASDAQ: AFYA)

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Afya shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-03.
Latest market close$9.93
52-week range$9.53 - $27.12
50-day moving average $11.87
200-day moving average $14.40
Wall St. target price$17.81
PE ratio 20.2653
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.49

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Is it a good time to buy Afya stock?

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Afya price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $9.93 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-27) -3.69%
1 month (2022-06-03) -17.52%
3 months (2022-04-05) -28.56%
6 months (2022-01-05) -25.84%
1 year (2021-07-02) -63.02%
2 years (2020-07-02) -57.56%
3 years (2019-07-01) N/A
5 years (2017-07-01) N/A

Is Afya stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Afya stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Afya's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Afya's P/E ratio

Afya's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 20x. In other words, Afya shares trade at around 20x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Afya's EBITDA

Afya's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $625.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Afya's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Afya financials

Revenue TTM $1.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 27.3%
Gross profit TTM $1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.6%
Return on equity TTM 8.78%
Profit margin 12.95%
Book value $32.93
Market capitalisation $902.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Afya share dividends

We're not expecting Afya to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Afya share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Afya's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9.53 up to $27.12. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AFYA.US volatility(beta: 1.11)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Afya's is 1.108. This would suggest that Afya's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Afya overview

Afya Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates as a medical education group in Brazil. It offers 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. The company also provides digital health services, such as subscription-based mobile app and website portal that focuses on assisting health professionals and students with clinical decision-making through tools, such as medical calculators, charts, and updated content, as well as prescriptions, clinical scores, medical procedures and laboratory exams, and others. 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 medical postgraduate specialization programs; printed and digital content; and an online medical education platform and practical medical training services. As of December 31, 2021, it operated a network of 46 undergraduate and graduate medical school campuses consisted of 30 undergrad operating units and five approved units; and a network of 2,731 medical school seats that consisted of 2,481 operating seats and 278 approved seats. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Nova Lima, Brazil.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Afya is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 24.886% of Afya shares are held by insiders and 70.459% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Afya?
Afya's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Afya based?
Afya's address is: Alameda Oscar Niemeyer, No. 119, Nova Lima, MG, Brazil
What is Afya's ISIN number?
Afya's international securities identification number is: KYG011251066
What is Afya's CUSIP number?
Afya's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: G01125106

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