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Fox Factory Holding (NASDAQ:FOXF) shareholders have earned a 13% CAGR over the last five years

Fox Factory Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:FOXF) shareholders might be concerned after seeing the share price drop 12% in the last month. Looking further back, the stock has generated good profits over five years. Its return of 81% has certainly bested the market return! While the long term returns are impressive, we do have some sympathy for those who bought more recently, given the 46% drop, in the last year.

With that in mind, it's worth seeing if the company's underlying fundamentals have been the driver of long term performance, or if there are some discrepancies.

Check out our latest analysis for Fox Factory Holding

While the efficient markets hypothesis continues to be taught by some, it has been proven that markets are over-reactive dynamic systems, and investors are not always rational. 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 half a decade, Fox Factory Holding managed to grow its earnings per share at 27% a year. The EPS growth is more impressive than the yearly share price gain of 13% over the same period. So one could conclude that the broader market has become more cautious towards the stock.

You can see how EPS has changed over time in the image below (click on the chart to see the exact values).

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We know that Fox Factory Holding has improved its bottom line lately, but is it going to grow revenue? Check if analysts think Fox Factory Holding will grow revenue in the future.

A Different Perspective

We regret to report that Fox Factory Holding shareholders are down 46% for the year. Unfortunately, that's worse than the broader market decline of 22%. However, it could simply be that the share price has been impacted by broader market jitters. It might be worth keeping an eye on the fundamentals, in case there's a good opportunity. On the bright side, long term shareholders have made money, with a gain of 13% per year over half a decade. If the fundamental data continues to indicate long term sustainable growth, the current sell-off could be an opportunity worth considering. It's always interesting to track share price performance over the longer term. But to understand Fox Factory Holding better, we need to consider many other factors. Even so, be aware that Fox Factory Holding is showing 2 warning signs in our investment analysis , and 1 of those can't be ignored...

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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