It wasn’t the best quarter for CBAK Energy Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBAT) shareholders as the share price has fallen 18% during that time. But in three years, the returns have been great. In three years, the stock price has started 191% higher: a great result. After a run like this, some may not be surprised that the prices are moderate. Time will tell whether too much optimism is still reflected in the share price.
After a solid 7-day performance, let’s review the role company fundamentals played in driving long-term shareholder returns.
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While markets are a powerful pricing mechanism, stock prices reflect investor sentiment and not just underlying business performance. By comparing earnings per share (EPS) and stock price changes over time, we can get a sense of how investor attitudes toward a company have changed over time.
During three years of stock price growth, CBAK Energy Technology has moved from a loss to profitability. This type of transition can be a turning point that justifies a sharp rise in price, as we’ve seen here.
The company’s earnings per share (over time) is shown in the image below (click to see the exact numbers).
We are pleased to report that the CEO is paid more modestly than most CEOs of similarly capitalized companies. It’s always worth keeping an eye on CEO salaries, but a more important question is whether the company will turn a profit over the years. It might be worth taking a look at ours free Report on CBAK Energy Technology earnings, sales and cash flow.
A different perspective
While the broader market fell about 20% over the 12 months, CBAK Energy Technology shareholders fared even worse, losing 45%. However, it could simply be that the stock price has been affected by broader market swings. It might be worth keeping an eye on the fundamentals should a good opportunity present itself. Unfortunately, last year’s performance could point to unresolved challenges, as it was worse than the 6% annualized loss over the last half decade. We are aware that Baron Rothschild said investors should “buy when there is blood in the streets” but caution that investors should first be confident they are buying a quality company. I find it very interesting to look at the share price as an indicator of business development over the long term. But to really gain insight, we need to consider other information as well. Case in point: We discovered it 2 warning signs for CBAK Energy Technology They should be aware of that, and one of them doesn’t suit us all that well.
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Please note that the market returns reported in this article reflect the market-weighted average returns of stocks currently traded on US exchanges.
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