Financial Review of Vitru (NASDAQ:VTRU) and Chinese Liberal Education (NASDAQ:CLEU)


Glass (NASDAQ: VTRUGet a rating) and Chinese Liberal Education (NASDAQ: CLEUGet a rating) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

66.4% of Vitru shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 2.8% of China Liberal Education shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, large fund managers, and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Vitru and China Liberal Education.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
glass 10.96% 8.79% 5.55%
Liberal Education in China N / A N / A N / A

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Vitru and China Liberal Education.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
glass $116.98 million 3.19 $13.09 million $0.56 28.55
Liberal Education in China $3.91 million 7.37 -$1.25 million N / A N / A

Vitru has higher revenue and profit than China Liberal Education.

Volatility and risk

Vitru has a beta of 0.18, suggesting that its stock price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, China Liberal Education has a beta of 1.18, suggesting that its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of the current recommendations for Vitru and China Liberal Education, as reported by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
glass 0 0 1 0 3.00
Liberal Education in China 0 0 0 0 N / A


Vitru beats China Liberal Education on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Vitru (Get a rating)

Vitru Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a distance education company in the post-secondary digital education market in Brazil. It operates through three segments: undergraduate digital education courses, continuing education courses and on-campus undergraduate courses. The company offers undergraduate courses in digital education in hybrid methodology, which consist of weekly in-person meetings with on-site tutors. Its courses mainly include courses in pedagogy, business administration, accounting, physical education, engineering, vocational education and health. The company also offers continuing education courses mainly in pedagogy, finance and business, as well as other subjects, such as law, engineering, IT and health-related courses through a hybrid model, in online and on campus. Additionally, it operates 8 campuses that offer traditional on-campus undergraduate courses, including courses in business administration, accounting, physical education, engineering, law, and health. Vitru Limited was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Florianópolis, Brazil.

About liberal education in China (Get a rating)

China Liberal Education Holdings Limited provides educational services and products under the China Liberal brand in China. The company offers jointly managed and delivered Sino-foreign academic programs, including undergraduate and postgraduate education; and degree and non-degree higher education, and upper secondary education programs in languages, liberal arts, and business. It also provides study abroad consulting and technology consulting services to Chinese universities to improve their campus information and data management system, as well as optimize their learning environment. teaching, operation and management. The Company’s consulting services include creating campus intranet solutions, customizing school management software, smart devices, installation and testing, and collecting and analyzing school management data. In addition, it develops and provides textbooks and other course materials for students enrolled in the jointly run Sino-foreign academic programs, as well as job readiness training for graduate students. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Beijing, People’s Republic of China.

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