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While Calithera Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALA) shareholders are probably generally happy, the stock hasn't had particularly good run recently, with the share price falling 13% in the last quarter. But at least the stock is up over the last three years. In that time, it is up 37%, which isn't bad, but not amazing either.
Calithera Biosciences 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.
Depicted in the graphic below, you'll see revenue and earnings over time. If you want more detail, you can click on the chart itself.
Take a more thorough look at Calithera Biosciences's financial health with this free report on its balance sheet.
A Different Perspective
It's nice to see that Calithera Biosciences shareholders have gained 17% (in total) over the last year. That's better than the annualized TSR of 11% over the last three years. These improved returns may hint at some real business momentum, implying that now could be a great time to delve deeper. You could get a better understanding of Calithera Biosciences's growth by checking out this more detailed historical graph of earnings, revenue and cash flow.
We will like Calithera Biosciences better if we see some big insider buys. While we wait, check out this free list of growing companies with considerable, recent, insider buying.
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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