By buying an index fund, you can roughly match the market return with ease. But if you buy good businesses at attractive prices, your portfolio returns could exceed the average market return. For example, the Nuheara Limited (ASX:NUH) share price is up 95% in the last three years, clearly besting than the market return of around 25% (not including dividends).
Given that Nuheara 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. As you can imagine, fast revenue growth, when maintained, often leads to fast profit growth.
Depicted in the graphic below, you’ll see revenue and earnings over time. If you want more detail, you can click on the chart itself.
Take a more thorough look at Nuheara’s financial health with this free report on its balance sheet.
A Different Perspective
Over the last year, Nuheara shareholders took a loss of 5.1%. In contrast the market gained about 9.8%. Of course the long term matters more than the short term, and even great stocks will sometimes have a poor year. Fortunately the longer term story is brighter, with total returns averaging about 25% per year over three years. The recent sell-off could be an opportunity if the business remains sound, so it may be worth checking the fundamental data for signs of a long-term growth trend. Before spending more time on Nuheara it might be wise to click here to see if insiders have been buying or selling shares.
We will like Nuheara better if we see some big insider buys. While we wait, check out this free list of growing companies with considerable, recent, insider buying.Please note, the market returns quoted in this article reflect the market weighted average returns of stocks that currently trade on AU exchanges.
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