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Can You Imagine How Jubilant Fertilizantes Heringer's (BVMF:FHER3) Shareholders Feel About Its 245% Share Price Gain?

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When you buy a stock there is always a possibility that it could drop 100%. But on a lighter note, a good company can see its share price rise well over 100%. One great example is Fertilizantes Heringer S.A. (BVMF:FHER3) which saw its share price drive 245% higher over five years. Also pleasing for shareholders was the 102% gain in the last three months.

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To quote Buffett, 'Ships will sail around the world but the Flat Earth Society will flourish. There will continue to be wide discrepancies between price and value in the marketplace...' By comparing earnings per share (EPS) and share price changes over time, we can get a feel for how investor attitudes to a company have morphed over time.

During the last half decade, Fertilizantes Heringer became profitable. Sometimes, the start of profitability is a major inflection point that can signal fast earnings growth to come, which in turn justifies very strong share price gains.

The image below shows how EPS has tracked over time (if you click on the image you can see greater detail).

BOVESPA:FHER3 Earnings Per Share Growth March 5th 2021

It might be well worthwhile taking a look at our free report on Fertilizantes Heringer's earnings, revenue and cash flow.

A Different Perspective

We're pleased to report that Fertilizantes Heringer shareholders have received a total shareholder return of 89% over one year. That's better than the annualised return of 28% over half a decade, implying that the company is doing better recently. Someone with an optimistic perspective could view the recent improvement in TSR as indicating that the business itself is getting better with time. 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. Case in point: We've spotted 5 warning signs for Fertilizantes Heringer you should be aware of, and 3 of them shouldn't be ignored.

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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 BR exchanges.

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