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Strong week for Enter Air Sp. z o.o (WSE:ENT) shareholders doesn't alleviate pain of three-year loss

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Enter Air Sp. z o.o. (WSE:ENT) shareholders should be happy to see the share price up 17% in the last month. But that doesn't help the fact that the three year return is less impressive. After all, the share price is down 41% in the last three years, significantly under-performing the market.

While the stock has risen 12% in the past week but long term shareholders are still in the red, let's see what the fundamentals can tell us.

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Enter Air Sp. z o.o isn't currently profitable, so most analysts would look to revenue growth to get an idea of how fast the underlying business is growing. When a company doesn't make profits, we'd generally expect to see good revenue growth. That's because fast revenue growth can be easily extrapolated to forecast profits, often of considerable size.

In the last three years Enter Air Sp. z o.o saw its revenue shrink by 11% per year. That's not what investors generally want to see. The stock has disappointed holders over the last three years, falling 12%, annualized. That makes sense given the lack of either profits or revenue growth. However, in this kind of situation you can sometimes find opportunity, where sentiment is negative but the company is actually making good progress.

The image below shows how earnings and revenue have tracked over time (if you click on the image you can see greater detail).

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WSE:ENT Earnings and Revenue Growth December 1st 2022

You can see how its balance sheet has strengthened (or weakened) over time in this free interactive graphic.

A Different Perspective

The total return of 19% received by Enter Air Sp. z o.o shareholders over the last year isn't far from the market return of -18%. So last year was actually even worse than the last five years, which cost shareholders 1.3% per year. Weak performance over the long term usually destroys market confidence in a stock, but bargain hunters may want to take a closer look for signs of a turnaround. 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. Like risks, for instance. Every company has them, and we've spotted 3 warning signs for Enter Air Sp. z o.o (of which 2 make us uncomfortable!) you should know about.

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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 PL exchanges.

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