VSTA Stock Overview
Vasta Platform Limited, an education company, provides educational and digital solutions to private schools operating in the K-12 educational sector in Brazil.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$3.95|
|52 Week High||US$15.48|
|52 Week Low||US$2.20|
|1 Month Change||7.34%|
|3 Month Change||-6.40%|
|1 Year Change||-72.57%|
|3 Year Change||n/a|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-79.05%|
Recent News & Updates
An Intrinsic Calculation For Vasta Platform Limited (NASDAQ:VSTA) Suggests It's 45% Undervalued
Does the August share price for Vasta Platform Limited ( NASDAQ:VSTA ) reflect what it's really worth? Today, we will...
|VSTA||US Consumer Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: VSTA underperformed the US Consumer Services industry which returned -65.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VSTA underperformed the US Market which returned 10.2% over the past year.
|VSTA Average Weekly Movement||18.1%|
|Consumer Services Industry Average Movement||9.6%|
|Market Average Movement||6.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: VSTA is more volatile than 90% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 18% a week.
Volatility Over Time: VSTA's weekly volatility has increased from 10% to 18% over the past year.
About the Company
|1966||1,960||Mario Ghio Junior||https://www.vastaedu.com.br|
Vasta Platform Limited, an education company, provides educational and digital solutions to private schools operating in the K-12 educational sector in Brazil. The company operates in two segments, Content & EdTech Platform and Digital Platform. The Content & EdTech Platform segment offers core and complementary educational content solutions through digital and printed content, including textbooks, learning systems, and other complimentary educational services.
Vasta Platform Fundamentals Summary
|VSTA fundamental statistics|
Is VSTA overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|VSTA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||R$360.93m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-1.40|
|Net Profit Margin||-13.03%|
How did VSTA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Vasta Platform undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: VSTA ($3.95) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.45)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VSTA is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VSTA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Consumer Services industry average.
PE vs Market: VSTA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VSTA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VSTA is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (1.7x).
How is Vasta Platform forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VSTA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: VSTA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: VSTA's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: VSTA's revenue (19.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VSTA's revenue (19.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: VSTA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (0.8%).
How has Vasta Platform performed over the past 5 years?
Last years earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VSTA is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: VSTA is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if VSTA's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare VSTA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: VSTA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Services industry (6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VSTA has a negative Return on Equity (-2.5%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Vasta Platform's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VSTA's short term assets (R$1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (R$609.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: VSTA's short term assets (R$1.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities (R$1.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VSTA's net debt to equity ratio (4.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if VSTA's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: VSTA has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if VSTA has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Vasta Platform current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VSTA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VSTA'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 VSTA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VSTA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of VSTA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Mario Ghio Junior (52 yo)
Mr. Mario Ghio Junior serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Vasta Platform Limited. Mr Ghio Junior is also Chief Executive Officer and a Board member of several companies and non-government...
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Vasta Platform Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Vasta Platform Limited
- Ticker: VSTA
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1966
- Industry: Education Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Implied Market Cap: US$327.707m
- Shares outstanding: 82.96m
- Website: https://www.vastaedu.com.br
Number of Employees
- Vasta Platform Limited
- Av. Paulista, 901
- 5th Floor
- São Paulo
- São Paulo
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/19 00:14|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/18 00:00|
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.