Quadrature Capital Ltd Invests $550,000 in Afya Limited (NASDAQ:AFYA)

Quadrature Capital Ltd acquired a new stake in Afya Limited (NASDAQ:AFYAGet Rating) during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 40,484 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $550,000.

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Quantbot Technologies LP acquired a new stake in shares of Afya in the first quarter valued at approximately $30,000. Lazard Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in Afya during the first quarter worth $30,000. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Afya in the third quarter worth $57,000. Counterpoint Mutual Funds LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Afya in the third quarter valued at $110,000. Finally, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of Afya during the first quarter valued at $180,000. 64.39% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Separately, Credit Suisse Group reduced their target price on shares of Afya from $19.00 to $18.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, November 22nd.

Afya Trading Down 2.0 %

Shares of AFYA opened at $11.77 on Friday. Afya Limited has a fifty-two week low of $8.73 and a fifty-two week high of $17.02. The company has a market capitalization of $1.08 billion, a PE ratio of 15.69, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.25 and a beta of 0.85. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $13.90 and a two-hundred day moving average of $14.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36, a quick ratio of 1.23 and a current ratio of 1.24.

Afya Company Profile

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Afya Ltd. is a medical education group, which engages in the provision of an end-to-end physician-centric ecosystem that serves and empowers students to be lifelong medical learners through their medical residency preparation, post-graduate programs, and continuing medical education activities. It operates through Education Services; and Digital Content, Residency Preparatory and Specialization Programs segments.

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