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The Lantheus Holdings (NASDAQ:LNTH) Share Price Gained 1154% And Shareholders Are Jubilant

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We think that it’s fair to say that the possibility of finding fantastic multi-year winners is what motivates many investors. But when you hold the right stock for the right time period, the rewards can be truly huge. One bright shining star stock has been Lantheus Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LNTH), which is 1154% higher than three years ago. Also pleasing for shareholders was the 61% gain in the last three months.

We love happy stories like this one. The company should be really proud of that performance!

See our latest analysis for Lantheus Holdings

To quote Buffett, ‘Ships will sail around the world but the Flat Earth Society will flourish. There will continue to be wide discrepancies between price and value in the marketplace…’ One way to examine how market sentiment has changed over time is to look at the interaction between a company’s share price and its earnings per share (EPS).

Lantheus Holdings became profitable within the last three years. Given the importance of this milestone, it’s not overly surprising that the share price has increased strongly.

The graphic below depicts how EPS has changed over time (unveil the exact values by clicking on the image).

NasdaqGM:LNTH Past and Future Earnings, March 26th 2019

We know that Lantheus Holdings has improved its bottom line over the last three years, but what does the future have in store? You can see how its balance sheet has strengthened (or weakened) over time in this free interactive graphic.

A Different Perspective

Pleasingly, Lantheus Holdings’s total shareholder return last year was 50%. The TSR has been even better over three years, coming in at 132% per year. Before deciding if you like the current share price, check how Lantheus Holdings scores on these 3 valuation metrics.

But note: Lantheus Holdings may not be the best stock to buy. So take a peek at this free list of interesting companies with past earnings growth (and further growth forecast).

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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