Can You Imagine How Jubilant Niu Technologies' (NASDAQ:NIU) Shareholders Feel About Its 192% Share Price Gain?

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Simply Wall St
Published
June 08, 2021
NasdaqGM:NIU

Niu Technologies (NASDAQ:NIU) shareholders might be concerned after seeing the share price drop 15% in the last quarter. On the other hand, over the last twelve months the stock has delivered rather impressive returns. Indeed, the share price is up an impressive 192% in that time. So some might not be surprised to see the price retrace some. The real question is whether the business is trending in the right direction.

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There is no denying that markets are sometimes efficient, but prices do not always reflect 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.

Over the last twelve months, Niu Technologies actually shrank its EPS by 12%.

Given the share price gain, we doubt the market is measuring progress with EPS. Since the change in EPS doesn't seem to correlate with the change in share price, it's worth taking a look at other metrics.

We think that the revenue growth of 18% could have some investors interested. Many businesses do go through a phase where they have to forgo some profits to drive business development, and sometimes its for the best.

The graphic below depicts how earnings and revenue have changed over time (unveil the exact values by clicking on the image).

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NasdaqGM:NIU Earnings and Revenue Growth June 9th 2021

We know that Niu Technologies has improved its bottom line over the last three years, but what does the future have in store? It might be well worthwhile taking a look at our free report on how its financial position has changed over time.

A Different Perspective

Niu Technologies shareholders should be happy with the total gain of 192% over the last twelve months. We regret to report that the share price is down 15% over ninety days. It may simply be that the share price got ahead of itself, although there may have been fundamental developments that are weighing on it. 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. Consider for instance, the ever-present spectre of investment risk. We've identified 1 warning sign with Niu Technologies , and understanding them should be part of your investment process.

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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 US exchanges.

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