Vitru (NASDAQ:VTRU) Trading Up 5%

Vitru Limited (NASDAQ:VTRUGet Free Report)’s share price was up 5% during mid-day trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $15.04 and last traded at $15.04. Approximately 4,475 shares traded hands during trading, a decline of 83% from the average daily volume of 25,676 shares. The stock had previously closed at $14.32.

Vitru Price Performance

The stock’s fifty day moving average price is $13.85 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $14.86. The company has a current ratio of 0.73, a quick ratio of 0.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79. The firm has a market capitalization of $488.51 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.05 and a beta of -0.07.

Vitru (NASDAQ:VTRUGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $99.99 million for the quarter. Vitru had a net margin of 8.12% and a return on equity of 13.10%. Equities research analysts expect that Vitru Limited will post 1.2 EPS for the current year.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in VTRU. JPMorgan Chase & Co. acquired a new position in Vitru during the 2nd quarter worth about $49,000. Lazard Asset Management LLC increased its stake in Vitru by 223.4% during the 2nd quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 4,272 shares of the company’s stock worth $68,000 after purchasing an additional 2,951 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC bought a new position in shares of Vitru during the 4th quarter worth approximately $207,000. Morgan Stanley boosted its holdings in shares of Vitru by 17.1% in the 4th quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 10,190 shares of the company’s stock valued at $229,000 after buying an additional 1,485 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Vitru by 4.4% in the 2nd quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 16,975 shares of the company’s stock valued at $272,000 after buying an additional 720 shares during the last quarter. 50.88% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Vitru Company Profile

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Vitru Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a distance learning education company in Brazil. The company operates through Digital Education Undergraduate Courses, Continuing Education Courses, and On-Campus Undergraduate Courses segments. It offers distance, on-site undergraduate, continuing education, graduate, technical and professional courses through digital education model and its hybrid methodology.

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