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Analyzing Udemy (NASDAQ:UDMY) & Afya (NASDAQ:AFYA)

Udemy (NASDAQ:UDMYGet Rating) and Afya (NASDAQ:AFYAGet Rating) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

66.7% of Udemy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.0% of Afya shares are held by institutional investors. 39.2% of Udemy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Udemy and Afya’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue
Price/Sales Ratio
Net Income
Earnings Per Share
Price/Earnings Ratio
Udemy
$518.16 million
3.27
-$80.03 million
N/A
N/A
Afya
$318.68 million
2.78
$41.38 million
$0.50
19.22

Afya has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Udemy.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Udemy and Afya, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings
Hold Ratings
Buy Ratings
Strong Buy Ratings
Rating Score
Udemy
0
4
9
0
2.69
Afya
0
0
2
0
3.00

Udemy currently has a consensus target price of $23.92, suggesting a potential upside of 96.84%. Afya has a consensus target price of $20.00, suggesting a potential upside of 108.12%. Given Afya’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Afya is more favorable than Udemy.

Profitability

This table compares Udemy and Afya’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins
Return on Equity
Return on Assets
Udemy
N/A
N/A
N/A
Afya
13.03%
8.07%
3.84%

Summary

Afya beats Udemy on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

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