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Introducing NeoGenomics (NASDAQ:NEO), The Stock That Zoomed 298% In The Last Five Years

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NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEO) shareholders have seen the share price descend 14% over the month. But in stark contrast, the returns over the last half decade have impressed. Indeed, the share price is up an impressive 298% in that time. To some, the recent pullback wouldn't be surprising after such a fast rise. Ultimately business performance will determine whether the stock price continues the positive long term trend.

View our latest analysis for NeoGenomics

Given that NeoGenomics only made minimal earnings in the last twelve months, we'll focus on revenue to gauge its business development. As a general rule, we think this kind of company is more comparable to loss-making stocks, since the actual profit is so low. For shareholders to have confidence a company will grow profits significantly, it must grow revenue.

For the last half decade, NeoGenomics can boast revenue growth at a rate of 28% per year. That's well above most pre-profit companies. Meanwhile, its share price performance certainly reflects the strong growth, given the share price grew at 32% per year, compound, during the period. This suggests the market has well and truly recognized the progress the business has made. NeoGenomics seems like a high growth stock - so growth investors might want to add it to their watchlist.

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

NasdaqCM:NEO Income Statement, September 17th 2019

We know that NeoGenomics has improved its bottom line over the last three years, but what does the future have in store? This free interactive report on NeoGenomics's balance sheet strength is a great place to start, if you want to investigate the stock further.

A Different Perspective

It's good to see that NeoGenomics has rewarded shareholders with a total shareholder return of 56% in the last twelve months. That's better than the annualised return of 32% over half a decade, implying that the company is doing better recently. In the best case scenario, this may hint at some real business momentum, implying that now could be a great time to delve deeper. If you would like to research NeoGenomics in more detail then you might want to take a look at whether insiders have been buying or selling shares in the company.

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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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