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We Think You Should Be Aware Of Some Concerning Factors In Rimon Consulting & Management Services' (TLV:RMON) Earnings

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Following the solid earnings report from Rimon Consulting & Management Services Ltd. (TLV:RMON), the market responded by bidding up the stock price. Despite this, our analysis suggests that there are some factors weakening the foundations of those good profit numbers.

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TASE:RMON Earnings and Revenue History June 4th 2024

How Do Unusual Items Influence Profit?

For anyone who wants to understand Rimon Consulting & Management Services' profit beyond the statutory numbers, it's important to note that during the last twelve months statutory profit gained from ₪14m worth of unusual items. We can't deny that higher profits generally leave us optimistic, but we'd prefer it if the profit were to be sustainable. When we crunched the numbers on thousands of publicly listed companies, we found that a boost from unusual items in a given year is often not repeated the next year. And, after all, that's exactly what the accounting terminology implies. If Rimon Consulting & Management Services doesn't see that contribution repeat, then all else being equal we'd expect its profit to drop over the current year.

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Our Take On Rimon Consulting & Management Services' Profit Performance

We'd posit that Rimon Consulting & Management Services' statutory earnings aren't a clean read on ongoing productivity, due to the large unusual item. Therefore, it seems possible to us that Rimon Consulting & Management Services' true underlying earnings power is actually less than its statutory profit. But on the bright side, its earnings per share have grown at an extremely impressive rate over the last three years. Of course, we've only just scratched the surface when it comes to analysing its earnings; one could also consider margins, forecast growth, and return on investment, among other factors. While earnings are important, another area to consider is the balance sheet. You can see our latest analysis on Rimon Consulting & Management Services' balance sheet health here.

This note has only looked at a single factor that sheds light on the nature of Rimon Consulting & Management Services' profit. But there are plenty of other ways to inform your opinion of a company. Some people consider a high return on equity to be a good sign of a quality business. So you may wish to see this free collection of companies boasting high return on equity, or this list of stocks with high insider ownership.

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