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Vitru (VTRU) Competitors

$9.07
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(As of 06/10/2024 ET)

VTRU vs. UTI, DAO, CHGG, LINC, APEI, VSTA, NRDY, IH, YQ, and QSG

Should you be buying Vitru stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Vitru include Universal Technical Institute (UTI), Youdao (DAO), Chegg (CHGG), Lincoln Educational Services (LINC), American Public Education (APEI), Vasta Platform (VSTA), Nerdy (NRDY), iHuman (IH), 17 Education & Technology Group (YQ), and QuantaSing Group (QSG). These companies are all part of the "educational services" industry.

Vitru vs.

Vitru (NASDAQ:VTRU) and Universal Technical Institute (NYSE:UTI) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, dividends, earnings, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and risk.

Universal Technical Institute received 234 more outperform votes than Vitru when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 58.62% of users gave Vitru an outperform vote while only 58.24% of users gave Universal Technical Institute an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
VitruOutperform Votes
17
58.62%
Underperform Votes
12
41.38%
Universal Technical InstituteOutperform Votes
251
58.24%
Underperform Votes
180
41.76%

Vitru has a beta of -0.07, indicating that its stock price is 107% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Universal Technical Institute has a beta of 1.24, indicating that its stock price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

74.5% of Vitru shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.7% of Universal Technical Institute shares are held by institutional investors. 27.6% of Universal Technical Institute shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Vitru has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Universal Technical Institute. Vitru is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Universal Technical Institute, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Vitru$393.12M0.77$21.79M$0.5715.91
Universal Technical Institute$607.41M1.28$12.32M$0.3640.06

Universal Technical Institute has a consensus target price of $17.40, suggesting a potential upside of 20.67%. Given Universal Technical Institute's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Universal Technical Institute is more favorable than Vitru.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vitru
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Universal Technical Institute
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.83

Vitru has a net margin of 5.44% compared to Universal Technical Institute's net margin of 2.97%. Vitru's return on equity of 10.95% beat Universal Technical Institute's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vitru5.44% 10.95% 4.22%
Universal Technical Institute 2.97%10.55%2.81%

In the previous week, Universal Technical Institute had 2 more articles in the media than Vitru. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Universal Technical Institute and 1 mentions for Vitru. Vitru's average media sentiment score of 1.89 beat Universal Technical Institute's score of 0.21 indicating that Vitru is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Vitru Very Positive
Universal Technical Institute Neutral

Summary

Universal Technical Institute beats Vitru on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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VTRU vs. The Competition

MetricVitruEducational services IndustryDiscretionary SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$304.21M$930.56M$6.78B$8.40B
Dividend YieldN/A1.73%2.86%4.06%
P/E Ratio15.915.5816.5515.61
Price / Sales0.772.065.8173.81
Price / Cash3.2326.5133.7730.81
Price / Book0.672.625.424.35
Net Income$21.79M$28.16M$185.58M$215.60M
7 Day Performance2.48%-1.59%4.41%-0.05%
1 Month Performance-22.41%25.51%3.20%1.39%
1 Year Performance-41.10%40.39%6.10%5.26%

Vitru Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
UTI
Universal Technical Institute
3.2885 of 5 stars
$14.38
-0.2%
$17.40
+21.0%
+111.7%$773.64M$607.41M39.953,000
DAO
Youdao
0.382 of 5 stars
$3.77
+1.6%
$4.60
+22.0%
-26.6%$455.87M$762.52M-9.924,364
CHGG
Chegg
4.7641 of 5 stars
$3.62
-2.2%
$7.31
+102.0%
-65.8%$370.04M$716.29M-19.051,979Positive News
Gap Down
LINC
Lincoln Educational Services
3.5659 of 5 stars
$10.34
+0.7%
$14.38
+39.0%
+64.1%$325.09M$378.07M12.162,300Gap Up
APEI
American Public Education
3.9227 of 5 stars
$16.68
flat
$17.00
+1.9%
+251.8%$293.23M$600.54M-6.376,037Positive News
VSTA
Vasta Platform
3.0515 of 5 stars
$3.45
+1.5%
$6.00
+73.9%
+1.5%$279.45M$297.72M-24.642,012Gap Down
NRDY
Nerdy
1.42 of 5 stars
$1.50
+2.0%
$4.82
+221.4%
-41.5%$263.55M$193.40M-5.36500Gap Up
IH
iHuman
0 of 5 stars
$2.00
flat
N/A-30.8%$105.48M$143.40M4.26770Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑
YQ
17 Education & Technology Group
0 of 5 stars
$2.47
-5.0%
N/A-40.0%$95.69M$24.08M-0.62480Gap Up
QSG
QuantaSing Group
3.2863 of 5 stars
$1.66
-0.6%
$9.85
+493.4%
-81.9%$93.77M$424.94M2.911,029Earnings Report
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down

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This page (NASDAQ:VTRU) was last updated on 6/12/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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