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Did Business Growth Power Insmed's (NASDAQ:INSM) Share Price Gain of 224%?

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When you buy a stock there is always a possibility that it could drop 100%. But on a lighter note, a good company can see its share price rise well over 100%. For instance, the price of Insmed Incorporated (NASDAQ:INSM) stock is up an impressive 224% over the last five years. It's also up 24% in about a month.

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Given that Insmed didn't make a profit in the last twelve months, we'll focus on revenue growth to form a quick view of its business development. When a company doesn't make profits, we'd generally expect to see good revenue growth. As you can imagine, fast revenue growth, when maintained, often leads to fast profit growth.

You can see how earnings and revenue have changed over time in the image below (click on the chart to see the exact values).

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NasdaqGS:INSM Earnings and Revenue Growth January 26th 2021

This free interactive report on Insmed's balance sheet strength is a great place to start, if you want to investigate the stock further.

A Different Perspective

It's nice to see that Insmed shareholders have received a total shareholder return of 122% over the last year. That gain is better than the annual TSR over five years, which is 26%. Therefore it seems like sentiment around the company has been positive lately. Given the share price momentum remains strong, it might be worth taking a closer look at the stock, lest you miss an opportunity. While it is well worth considering the different impacts that market conditions can have on the share price, there are other factors that are even more important. For example, we've discovered 4 warning signs for Insmed that you should be aware of before investing here.

If you would prefer to check out another company -- one with potentially superior financials -- then do not miss this free list of companies that have proven they can grow earnings.

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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