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Investors Who Bought IMAC Holdings (NASDAQ:IMAC) Shares A Year Ago Are Now Up 24%

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There's no doubt that investing in the stock market is a truly brilliant way to build wealth. But not every stock you buy will perform as well as the overall market. Unfortunately for shareholders, while the IMAC Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMAC) share price is up 24% in the last year, that falls short of the market return. Note that businesses generally develop over the long term, so the returns over the last year might not reflect a long term trend.

View our latest analysis for IMAC Holdings

Because IMAC Holdings made a loss in the last twelve months, we think the market is probably more focussed on revenue and revenue growth, at least for now. When a company doesn't make profits, we'd generally expect to see good revenue growth. That's because it's hard to be confident a company will be sustainable if revenue growth is negligible, and it never makes a profit.

IMAC Holdings actually shrunk its revenue over the last year, with a reduction of 20%. The lacklustre gain of 24% over twelve months, is not a bad result given the falling revenue. Generally we're pretty unenthusiastic about loss making stocks that are not growing revenue.

The company's revenue and earnings (over time) are depicted in the image below (click to see the exact numbers).

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We're pleased to report that the CEO is remunerated more modestly than most CEOs at similarly capitalized companies. But while CEO remuneration is always worth checking, the really important question is whether the company can grow earnings going forward. You can see what analysts are predicting for IMAC Holdings in this interactive graph of future profit estimates.

A Different Perspective

We're happy to report that IMAC Holdings are up 24% over the year. The bad news is that's no better than the average market return, which was roughly 42%. It's always interesting to track share price performance over the longer term. But to understand IMAC Holdings better, we need to consider many other factors. Even so, be aware that IMAC Holdings is showing 5 warning signs in our investment analysis , and 1 of those is significant...

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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.

This article by Simply Wall St is general in nature. It does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell any stock, and does not take account of your objectives, or your financial situation. We aim to bring you long-term focused analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material. Simply Wall St has no position in any stocks mentioned.

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