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Afya Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:AFYA)

+0.68 (+2.69 %)
(As of 10/16/2019 08:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $25.97
50-Day Range
MA: $25.18
52-Week Range
Now: $25.97
Volume63,800 shs
Average Volume260,510 shs
Market Capitalization$2.28 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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, physical education, civil engineering, industrial engineering, and pedagogy. In addition, the company provides medical preparatory courses and other continuing medical education services through its online platform; and develops and sells electronically distributed educational courses on medicine science, and related printed and technological educational content. As of June 24, 2019, its network consisted of 23 operating campuses, 21 of which are undergraduate and graduate medical school campuses. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Nova Lima, Brazil.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Educational services
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AFYA



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A



Market Cap$2.28 billion
Next Earnings Date11/29/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Afya (NASDAQ:AFYA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Afya's stock symbol?

Afya trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AFYA."

How were Afya's earnings last quarter?

Afya Limited (NASDAQ:AFYA) posted its earnings results on Friday, August, 30th. The company reported $3.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.14 by $3.24. The business had revenue of $45.55 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $47.99 million. View Afya's Earnings History.

When is Afya's next earnings date?

Afya is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Afya.

What price target have analysts set for AFYA?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Afya's shares. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $34.00. On average, they anticipate Afya's stock price to reach $29.44 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Afya.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Afya?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Afya in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Afya.

Has Afya been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about AFYA stock have trended very negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Afya earned a coverage optimism score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Afya.

Are investors shorting Afya?

Afya saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 428,000 shares, an increase of 66.2% from the August 15th total of 257,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 549,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.8 days. Currently, 2.3% of the company's shares are sold short. View Afya's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Afya's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Afya own?

Who are Afya's key executives?

Afya's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Virgilio Deloy Capobianco Gibbon, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Luciano Toledo de Campos, Chief Financial Officer (Age 45)

When did Afya IPO?

(AFYA) raised $233 million in an initial public offering on Friday, July 19th 2019. The company issued 13,700,000 shares at a price of $16.00-$18.00 per share. BofA Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, UBS Investment Bank, Itaú BBA, Morgan Stanley, BTG and Pactual XP Investments acted as the underwriters for the IPO.

When does the company's lock-up period expire?

Afya's lock-up period expires on Wednesday, January 15th. Afya had issued 13,744,210 shares in its public offering on July 19th. The total size of the offering was $261,139,990 based on an initial share price of $19.00. After the end of the company's lock-up period, restrictions preventing company insiders and major shareholders from selling shares in the company will be lifted.

How do I buy shares of Afya?

Shares of AFYA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Afya's stock price today?

One share of AFYA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.97.

How big of a company is Afya?

Afya has a market capitalization of $2.28 billion. Afya employs 2,705 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Afya.

What is Afya's official website?

The official website for Afya is http://www.afya.com.br/.

How can I contact Afya?

Afya's mailing address is ALAMEDA OSCAR NIEMEYER NO 119 SALA 504 VILA DA SERRA, NOVA LIMA D5, . The company can be reached via phone at 55-31-3515-7500 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Afya (NASDAQ AFYA)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  24 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  26 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  50
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Afya and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AFYA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AFYA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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