The 19% return this week takes Telrad Networks' (TLV:TLRD) shareholders three-year gains to 92%

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Simply Wall St
Published
May 09, 2022
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One simple way to benefit from the stock market is to buy an index fund. But many of us dare to dream of bigger returns, and build a portfolio ourselves. Just take a look at Telrad Networks Ltd (TLV:TLRD), which is up 92%, over three years, soundly beating the market return of 47% (not including dividends).

Since it's been a strong week for Telrad Networks shareholders, let's have a look at trend of the longer term fundamentals.

See our latest analysis for Telrad Networks

While markets are a powerful pricing mechanism, share prices reflect investor sentiment, not just underlying business performance. 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.

Telrad Networks became profitable within the last three years. That would generally be considered a positive, so we'd expect the share price to be up.

You can see below how EPS has changed over time (discover the exact values by clicking on the image).

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TASE:TLRD Earnings Per Share Growth May 9th 2022

Before buying or selling a stock, we always recommend a close examination of historic growth trends, available here.

A Different Perspective

Telrad Networks shareholders are down 18% for the year, but the broader market is up 18%. However, keep in mind that even the best stocks will sometimes underperform the market over a twelve month period. Fortunately the longer term story is brighter, with total returns averaging about 24% 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. It's always interesting to track share price performance over the longer term. But to understand Telrad Networks better, we need to consider many other factors. Consider risks, for instance. Every company has them, and we've spotted 2 warning signs for Telrad Networks you should know about.

But note: Telrad Networks 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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