Kraken Robotics’s (CVE:PNG) Wonderful 367% Share Price Increase Shows How Capitalism Can Build Wealth

Kraken Robotics Inc. (CVE:PNG) shareholders might be concerned after seeing the share price drop 11% in the last month. But that doesn’t change the fact that the returns over the last three years have been spectacular. Over that time, we’ve been excited to watch the share price climb an impressive 367%. As long term investors the recent fall doesn’t detract all that much from the longer term story. The share price action could signify that the business itself is dramatically improved, in that time.

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Given that Kraken Robotics didn’t make a profit in the last twelve months, we’ll focus on revenue growth to form a quick view of its business development. When a company doesn’t make profits, we’d generally expect to see good revenue growth. That’s because fast revenue growth can be easily extrapolated to forecast profits, often of considerable size.

Kraken Robotics’s revenue trended up 51% each year over three years. That’s well above most pre-profit companies. And it’s not just the revenue that is taking off. The share price is up 67% per year in that time. Despite the strong run, top performers like Kraken Robotics have been known to go on winning for decades. In fact, it might be time to put it on your watchlist, if you’re not already familiar with the stock.

You can see below how revenue has changed over time.

TSXV:PNG Income Statement, November 22nd 2019
TSXV:PNG Income Statement, November 22nd 2019

Balance sheet strength is crucial. It might be well worthwhile taking a look at our free report on how its financial position has changed over time.

A Different Perspective

It’s nice to see that Kraken Robotics shareholders have gained 48% (in total) over the last year. The TSR has been even better over three years, coming in at 67% per year. Most investors take the time to check the data on insider transactions. You can click here to see if insiders have been buying or selling.

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

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