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Further weakness as Rav-Bariach (08) Industries (TLV:BRIH) drops 12% this week, taking one-year losses to 19%

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Investors can approximate the average market return by buying an index fund. When you buy individual stocks, you can make higher profits, but you also face the risk of under-performance. For example, the Rav-Bariach (08) Industries Ltd. (TLV:BRIH) share price is down 19% in the last year. That's well below the market decline of 6.5%. Because Rav-Bariach (08) Industries hasn't been listed for many years, the market is still learning about how the business performs. And the share price decline continued over the last week, dropping some 12%.

With the stock having lost 12% in the past week, it's worth taking a look at business performance and seeing if there's any red flags.

Our analysis indicates that BRIH is potentially overvalued!

There is no denying that markets are sometimes efficient, but prices do not always reflect underlying business performance. One way to examine how market sentiment has changed over time is to look at the interaction between a company's share price and its earnings per share (EPS).

During the last year Rav-Bariach (08) Industries saw its earnings per share drop below zero. Buyers no doubt think it's a temporary situation, but those with a nose for quality have low tolerance for losses. Of course, if the company can turn the situation around, investors will likely profit.

The graphic below depicts how EPS has changed over time (unveil the exact values by clicking on the image).

TASE:BRIH Earnings Per Share Growth December 6th 2022

This free interactive report on Rav-Bariach (08) Industries' earnings, revenue and cash flow is a great place to start, if you want to investigate the stock further.

A Different Perspective

Rav-Bariach (08) Industries shareholders are down 19% for the year, even worse than the market loss of 6.5%. There's no doubt that's a disappointment, but the stock may well have fared better in a stronger market. It's great to see a nice little 4.6% rebound in the last three months. Let's just hope this isn't the widely-feared 'dead cat bounce' (which would indicate further declines to come). It's always interesting to track share price performance over the longer term. But to understand Rav-Bariach (08) Industries better, we need to consider many other factors. For instance, we've identified 1 warning sign for Rav-Bariach (08) Industries that you should be aware of.

But note: Rav-Bariach (08) Industries may not be the best stock to buy. So take a peek at this free list of interesting companies with past earnings growth (and further growth forecast).

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

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