If You Had Bought Lovesac (NASDAQ:LOVE) Shares A Year Ago You’d Have Earned60% Returns

The Lovesac Company (NASDAQ:LOVE) shareholders might be concerned after seeing the share price drop 13% in the last month. But looking back over the last year, the returns have actually been rather pleasing! After all, the share price is up a market-beating 60% in that time.

See our latest analysis for Lovesac

Lovesac wasn’t profitable in the last twelve months, it is unlikely we’ll see a strong correlation between its share price and its earnings per share (EPS). Arguably revenue is our next best option. When a company doesn’t make profits, we’d generally expect to see good revenue growth. That’s because it’s hard to be confident a company will be sustainable if revenue growth is negligible, and it never makes a profit.

Lovesac grew its revenue by 37% last year. We respect that sort of growth, no doubt. While the share price performed well, gaining 60% over twelve months, you could argue the revenue growth warranted it. If the company can maintain the revenue growth, the share price could go higher still. But before deciding this growth stock is underappreciated, you might want to check out profitability trends (and cash flow)

You can see below how earnings and revenue have changed over time (discover the exact values by clicking on the image).

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NasdaqGM:LOVE Earnings and Revenue Growth September 8th 2020

We like that insiders have been buying shares in the last twelve months. Having said that, most people consider earnings and revenue growth trends to be a more meaningful guide to the business. If you are thinking of buying or selling Lovesac stock, you should check out this free report showing analyst profit forecasts.

A Different Perspective

Lovesac shareholders should be happy with the total gain of 60% over the last twelve months. And the share price momentum remains respectable, with a gain of 38% in the last three months. Demand for the stock from multiple parties is pushing the price higher; it could be that word is getting out about its virtues as a business. I find it very interesting to look at share price over the long term as a proxy for business performance. But to truly gain insight, we need to consider other information, too. Even so, be aware that Lovesac is showing 1 warning sign in our investment analysis , you should know about…

Lovesac is not the only stock that insiders are buying. For those who like to find winning investments this free list of growing companies with recent insider purchasing, could be just the ticket.

Please note, the market returns quoted in this article reflect the market weighted average returns of stocks that currently trade on US exchanges.

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