Did You Miss Nafpaktos Textile Industry’s (ATH:NAYP) Whopping 700% Share Price Gain?

Generally speaking, investors are inspired to be stock pickers by the potential to find the big winners. Mistakes are inevitable, but a single top stock pick can cover any losses, and so much more. One bright shining star stock has been Nafpaktos Textile Industry S.A. (ATH:NAYP), which is 700% higher than three years ago. It’s also good to see the share price up 38% over the last quarter.

We love happy stories like this one. The company should be really proud of that performance!

Check out our latest analysis for Nafpaktos Textile Industry

To paraphrase Benjamin Graham: Over the short term the market is a voting machine, but over the long term it’s a weighing machine. One imperfect but simple way to consider how the market perception of a company has shifted is to compare the change in the earnings per share (EPS) with the share price movement.

Nafpaktos Textile Industry became profitable within the last three years. That kind of transition can be an inflection point that justifies a strong share price gain, just as we have seen here.

ATSE:NAYP Past and Future Earnings, August 19th 2019
ATSE:NAYP Past and Future Earnings, August 19th 2019

It might be well worthwhile taking a look at our free report on Nafpaktos Textile Industry’s earnings, revenue and cash flow.

A Different Perspective

We’re pleased to report that Nafpaktos Textile Industry shareholders have received a total shareholder return of 51% over one year. Since the one-year TSR is better than the five-year TSR (the latter coming in at 20% per year), it would seem that the stock’s performance has improved in recent times. Given the share price momentum remains strong, it might be worth taking a closer look at the stock, lest you miss an opportunity. If you would like to research Nafpaktos Textile Industry in more detail then you might want to take a look at whether insiders have been buying or selling shares in the company.

Of course, you might find a fantastic investment by looking elsewhere. So take a peek at this free list of companies we expect will grow earnings.

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

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