Afya Ltd

Education & Training Services
Consumer Defensive

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$1.09 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$2.24 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$1.07 billion
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Company Profile

Afya Ltd had its IPO on 2019-07-19 under the ticker symbol AFYA.

The company operates in the Consumer Defensive sector and Education & Training Services industry. Afya Ltd has a staff strength of 0 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Afya Ltd opened at $11.95 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-06-02.

The stocks traded within a range of $11.95 - $12.62, and closed at $12.58.

This is a +6.25% increase from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 123,084 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Afya Ltd have increased by +6.16%.

Afya Ltd's Key Ratios

Afya Ltd has a market cap of $1.09 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 2.3106 and a price to sales ratio of 0.5761.

In the last 12-months Afya Ltd’s revenue was $2.24 billion with a gross profit of $1.07 billion and an EBITDA of $766.39 million. The EBITDA ratio measures Afya Ltd's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Afya Ltd’s operating margin was 28.75% while its return on assets stood at 6.08% with a return of equity of 11.9%.

In Q3, Afya Ltd’s quarterly earnings growth was a positive 50% while revenue growth was a positive 27.8%.

Afya Ltd’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $0.78 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 12.7065 and a PEG multiple of . A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Afya Ltd’s profitability.

Afya Ltd stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 0.7324 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 1.8784. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 0.5761.

Afya Ltd stock pays annual dividends of $0 per share, indicating a yield of 0% and a payout ratio of 0%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$6.76 billion
Total Liabilities
$976.80 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$74.53 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

Afya Ltd ended 2023 with $6.76 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $6.76 billion while shareholder equity stood at $3.12 billion.

Afya Ltd ended 2023 with $0 in deferred long-term liabilities, $976.80 million in other current liabilities, 17000.00 in common stock, $938.19 million in retained earnings and $1.26 billion in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $715.64 million and cash and short-term investments were $715.64 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $305,656,000 while long-term debt stood at $1.19 billion.

Afya Ltd’s total current assets stands at $1.21 billion while long-term investments were $55.90 million and short-term investments were $0. Its net receivables were $447.96 million compared to accounts payable of $304.47 million and inventory worth $12.49 million.

In 2023, Afya Ltd's operating cash flow was $-139469000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $74.53 million.

Comparatively, Afya Ltd paid $0 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Afya Ltd stock is currently trading at $12.58 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $17.02 and a 52-week low of $17.02. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $18.47.

Its 50-day moving average was $11.64 and 200-day moving average was $13.44 The short ratio stood at 1.65 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 4098.8% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 4269.6% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Afya Ltd

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Afya Ltd is AFYA

The IPO of Afya Ltd took place on 2019-07-19

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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.


Alameda Oscar Niemeyer, No. 119, Nova Lima, MG, Brazil