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VTRU

Vitru NasdaqGS:VTRU Stock Report

Last Price

US$17.48

Market Cap

US$499.6m

7D

-1.8%

1Y

1.6%

Updated

30 Jun, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
VTRU fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth5/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

VTRU Stock Overview

Vitru Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a distance learning education company in the postsecondary digital education market in Brazil.

Vitru Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Vitru
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$17.48
52 Week HighUS$18.79
52 Week LowUS$11.30
Beta0
1 Month Change0.46%
3 Month Change10.63%
1 Year Change1.57%
3 Year Changen/a
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO9.25%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

VTRUUS Consumer ServicesUS Market
7D-1.8%-0.4%-0.6%
1Y1.6%-48.7%-21.7%

Return vs Industry: VTRU exceeded the US Consumer Services industry which returned -49.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VTRU exceeded the US Market which returned -20.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is VTRU's price volatile compared to industry and market?
VTRU volatility
VTRU Average Weekly Movement5.5%
Consumer Services Industry Average Movement9.4%
Market Average Movement8.0%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: VTRU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: VTRU's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
20146,324Pedro Jorge Guterres Gracahttps://vitru.com.br

Vitru Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a distance learning education company in the postsecondary digital education market in Brazil. It operates through three segments: Digital Education Undergraduate Courses, Continuing Education Courses, and On-Campus Undergraduate Courses. The company offers digital education undergraduate courses in hybrid methodology, which consists of weekly in-person meetings with on-site tutors.

Vitru Fundamentals Summary

How do Vitru's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
VTRU fundamental statistics
Market CapR$2.61b
Earnings (TTM)R$72.90m
Revenue (TTM)R$658.24m

35.9x

P/E Ratio

4.0x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
VTRU income statement (TTM)
RevenueR$658.24m
Cost of RevenueR$254.03m
Gross ProfitR$404.22m
Other ExpensesR$331.32m
EarningsR$72.90m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)2.55
Gross Margin61.41%
Net Profit Margin11.07%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did VTRU perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is VTRU undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

1/6

Valuation Score 1/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for VTRU?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

VTRU key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue3.7x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA22.8x
PEG Ratio1x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does VTRU's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

VTRU PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for VTRU vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average74x
GSUN Golden Sun Education Group
263.6xn/aUS$296.2m
HLG Hailiang Education Group
4.7xn/aUS$338.0m
PRDO Perdoceo Education
7.3x-11.5%US$810.2m
APEI American Public Education
20.3x11.3%US$304.7m
VTRU Vitru
35.9x35.5%US$499.6m

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: VTRU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (35.9x) compared to the peer average (74x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does VTRU's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Consumer Services Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: VTRU is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (35.9x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (19.3x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is VTRU's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

VTRU PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio35.9x
Fair PE Ratio23.1x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: VTRU is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (35.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.1x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of VTRU when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: VTRU ($17.48) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($4.05)

Significantly Below Fair Value: VTRU is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: VTRU is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)


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Future Growth

How is Vitru forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?

Future Growth Score

5/6

Future Growth Score 5/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


35.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: VTRU's forecast earnings growth (35.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: VTRU's earnings (35.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (13.7% per year).

High Growth Earnings: VTRU's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: VTRU's revenue (19.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: VTRU's revenue (19.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: VTRU's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20.9%)


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Past Performance

How has Vitru performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

3/6

Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


98.4%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VTRU has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: VTRU's current net profit margins (11.1%) are lower than last year (11.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VTRU's earnings have grown significantly by 98.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: VTRU's earnings growth over the past year (21.5%) is below its 5-year average (98.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: VTRU earnings growth over the past year (21.5%) exceeded the Consumer Services industry -10.4%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: VTRU's Return on Equity (6.7%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Vitru's financial position?

Financial Health Score

6/6

Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: VTRU's short term assets (R$562.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (R$292.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: VTRU's short term assets (R$562.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (R$191.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: VTRU is debt free.

Reducing Debt: VTRU had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: VTRU has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: VTRU has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Vitru current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


0.23%

Forecast Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VTRU'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 VTRU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as VTRU has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

1.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Pedro Jorge Guterres Graca (53 yo)

0.083

Tenure

Mr. Pedro Jorge Guterres Quintans Graca is Co-Chief Executive Officer at Vitru Limited since May 20, 2022 an served as its Chief Executive Officer since September 2, 2020 until 2022 and was its Director. H...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: VTRU's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: VTRU's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 24%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Vitru Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Vitru Limited
  • Ticker: VTRU
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 2014
  • Industry: Education Services
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Implied Market Cap: US$499.599m
  • Shares outstanding: 28.58m
  • Website: https://vitru.com.br

Number of Employees


Location

  • Vitru Limited
  • Rodovia José Carlos Daux, 5500
  • Torre Jurerê A
  • Florianópolis
  • Santa Catarina
  • 88032-005
  • Brazil

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/30 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/30 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.