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Cogna EducaçãoBOVESPA:COGN3 Stock Report

Last Price

R$2.17

Market Cap

R$4.0b

7D

8.5%

1Y

-53.7%

Updated

17 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
COGN3 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health2/6
Dividends0/6

COGN3 Stock Overview

Cogna Educação S.A. operates as a private educational organization in Brazil and internationally.

Cogna Educação Competitors

Yduqs Participações

BOVESPA:YDUQ3

R$5.7b

Grand Canyon Education

NasdaqGS:LOPE

US$3.5b

Laureate Education

NasdaqGS:LAUR

US$2.2b

Adtalem Global Education

NYSE:ATGE

US$1.5b

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Cogna Educação
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceR$2.17
52 Week HighR$4.90
52 Week LowR$1.98
Beta1.83
1 Month Change-15.56%
3 Month Change-25.17%
1 Year Change-53.73%
3 Year Change-78.52%
5 Year Change-83.99%
Change since IPO-23.69%

Recent News & Updates

Nov 21
Is Cogna Educação (BVMF:COGN3) Using Debt Sensibly?

Is Cogna Educação (BVMF:COGN3) Using Debt Sensibly?

David Iben put it well when he said, 'Volatility is not a risk we care about. What we care about is avoiding the...

Shareholder Returns

COGN3BR Consumer ServicesBR Market
7D8.5%-0.3%3.5%
1Y-53.7%-45.2%-19.3%

Return vs Industry: COGN3 underperformed the BR Consumer Services industry which returned -45.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: COGN3 underperformed the BR Market which returned -19.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is COGN3's price volatile compared to industry and market?
COGN3 volatility
COGN3 Average Weekly Movement9.5%
Consumer Services Industry Average Movement9.5%
Market Average Movement6.6%
10% most volatile stocks in BR Market10.5%
10% least volatile stocks in BR Market3.5%

Stable Share Price: COGN3 is more volatile than 75% of BR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.

Volatility Over Time: COGN3's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of BR stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1998n/aRodrigo Galindohttps://ri.cogna.com.br

Cogna Educação S.A. operates as a private educational organization in Brazil and internationally. The company operates through three segments: In-Class Higher Education, Distance Learning Higher Education, and Basic Education. It offers in-class and distance-learning higher education, and undergraduate and graduate courses; publishes, sells, and distributes textbooks, support materials, and workbooks with educational, literary, and informative content and teaching systems; and educational solutions for professional and higher education, and other supplementary activities, such as developing education technology with management and other education services.

Cogna Educação Fundamentals Summary

How do Cogna Educação's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
COGN3 fundamental statistics
Market CapR$4.05b
Earnings (TTM)-R$2.52b
Revenue (TTM)R$4.77b

0.9x

P/S Ratio

-1.6x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
COGN3 income statement (TTM)
RevenueR$4.77b
Cost of RevenueR$1.76b
Gross ProfitR$3.01b
ExpensesR$5.54b
Earnings-R$2.52b

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-1.35
Gross Margin63.07%
Net Profit Margin-52.88%
Debt/Equity Ratio45.5%

How did COGN3 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Cogna Educação undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: COGN3 (R$2.16) is trading below our estimate of fair value (R$7.49)

Significantly Below Fair Value: COGN3 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: COGN3 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the BR Consumer Services industry average.

PE vs Market: COGN3 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the BR market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate COGN3's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: COGN3 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the BR Consumer Services industry average (1.3x).


Future Growth

How is Cogna Educação forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?

38.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: COGN3 is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: COGN3 is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: COGN3 is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: COGN3's revenue (1.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the BR market (6.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: COGN3's revenue (1.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: COGN3 is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.


Past Performance

How has Cogna Educação performed over the past 5 years?

-66.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: COGN3 is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: COGN3 is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: COGN3 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 66.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare COGN3's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: COGN3 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Services industry (26.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: COGN3 has a negative Return on Equity (-18.59%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Cogna Educação's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: COGN3's short term assets (R$7.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (R$5.1B).

Long Term Liabilities: COGN3's short term assets (R$7.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities (R$10.1B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: COGN3's net debt to equity ratio (22.4%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: COGN3's debt to equity ratio has increased from 5% to 45.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: COGN3's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (6.9%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if COGN3's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Cogna Educação current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.81%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate COGN3's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate COGN3's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if COGN3's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if COGN3's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: COGN3 is not paying a notable dividend for the BR market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of COGN3's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the BR market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

11.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Rodrigo Galindo (44 yo)

11yrs

Tenure

Mr. Rodrigo Calvo Galindo serves as Chairman at Vasta Platform Limited. Mr. Galindo serves as Director at Suzano S.A. since 2020. He has been Chief Executive Officer and Member of Board of Executive Office...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: COGN3's management team is seasoned and experienced (11 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: COGN3's board of directors are considered experienced (8.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Cogna Educação S.A.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Cogna Educação S.A.
  • Ticker: COGN3
  • Exchange: BOVESPA
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Education Services
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Implied Market Cap: R$4.047b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.87b
  • Website: https://ri.cogna.com.br

Number of Employees


Location

  • Cogna Educação S.A.
  • Rua Santa Madalena Sofia, 25
  • Belo Horizonte
  • Minas Gerais
  • Brazil

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/17 23:12
End of Day Share Price2022/01/17 00:00
Earnings2021/09/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.