How to buy Afya stock
Learn how to easily invest in Afya stock.
Afya 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)Use our graph to track the performance of AFYA stocks over time.
Afya shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$15.75|
|52-week range||$9.66 - $17.17|
|50-day moving average||$15.00|
|200-day moving average||$13.64|
|Wall St. target price||$19.74|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.76|
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Afya price performance over time
|1 week (2023-09-21)||1.94%|
|1 month (2023-08-28)||7.44%|
|3 months (2023-06-28)||17.63%|
|6 months (2023-03-28)||45.16%|
|1 year (2022-09-28)||12.26%|
|2 years (2021-09-28)||-15.32%|
|3 years (2020-09-28)||27|
|5 years (2018-09-24)||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 21x. In other words, Afya shares trade at around 21x 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 (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $873.9 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Afya's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$2.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||27.53%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.5 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||6.15%|
|Return on equity TTM||10.93%|
|Market Capitalization||$1.5 billion|
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 $9.66 up to $17.1697. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
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 0.9267. This would suggest that Afya's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Afya Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates as a medical education group in Brazil. The company operates through three segments: Undergrad, Continuing Education, and Digital Services. 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. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Nova Lima, Brazil.
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Afya is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 46.024% of Afya shares are held by insiders and 35.718% 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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